Heavy metals can disrupt numerous bodily functions and systems, even at very low exposures. Amazingly, heavy metals were found in many commonly eaten baby foods, sometimes at levels called “troublesome” according to a new report published by Consumer Reports. Find out which ones and what you can do to avoid them. (more…)
With many people trying to tighten their belts both physically and fiscally right now, we thought we’d offer you 10 tips to selecting healthy foods to help you accomplish both. During tougher economic times, you can still eat well for less money. The key is to depend more on the plant kingdom for your sources of protein and fiber. From a health standpoint, your diet is going to be the healthiest (and cheapest) if it is at least partially vegetarian. With that in mind, here are your 10 tips to eat organic on a budget: (more…)
This post comes to us from our friends at Natural Path Health Center.
If you have a picky eater in your family you know that mealtimes can be very stressful. There are lots of ideas out there on how to get your picky eater to eat, from sneaking veggies into chicken nuggets and pizza to just letting them go hungry. If you’ve tried it all, family style dining might do the trick. (more…)
Is eating healthy an affordability issue for you? Are you having qualms about justifying the cost of organics? Here are some tips on how to kick the processed foods and starting eating more whole foods… without blowing your savings. (more…)
Need an excuse to start a garden this spring? A study conducted by the University of Utah found that people who garden in community gardens weigh less than their non-gardening neighbors. (more…)