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School Lunch Ingredients: 64 Ingredients

Have you ever tried to find out the ingredients in the food being served at your kids’ school? It’s certainly not an easy feat. Some have even had to file a freedom of information act to learn what food children were being served. Yes, school lunches leave little to be desired, but are they actually posing a…

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10 Safe Unhealthy Foods that you can Eat

Not that long ago, we were told that fats were a no-no in our diets, salt was harmful and butter promoted heart disease. A lot of us structured our family meals around low fat foods, thinking we were doing the right thing to help our kids stay healthy. Here’s some safe unhealthy foods. But recent…

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Hidden GMO Ingredients: 100 to lookout for

These days it seems we know less and less about what’s in our food. As big food and lawmakers have their way, ingredients sneakily make their way into our food. It’s up to us, the consumer, to research what we eat and take a closer look at the labels. We’ve already identified the many places MSG…

The Facts About Organic Pesticides

Organic Pesticides: The Facts That You Need To Know

There has been a lot of incorrect information circling around about organic food and the organic industry. This has caused some, with vast knowledge on the subject of organic, to issue a response. It seemed like the right time to delve into one of the issues–pesticides. Are organic pesticides an option? Pesticides are something discussed often…

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Hidden MSG Ingredients: 90 You Should Avoid

You’ve seen the signs and labels stating “No MSG” at your favorite take out place or on food in the grocery store aisles, but that warning doesn’t mean exactly what you think it does. Here are hidden MSG ingredients you need to avoid. The FDA does not require manufacturers to label these foods MSG unless…

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Sneaky Little GMOs: The Global Push for Plate Power

We like to think of food as not only a necessity, but as a way to bring our family closer as we celebrate over meals or settle our kids down at the dinner table every night.But GMOs are ruining this. The food you put on your table is now being manipulated by powerful corporation, here…

5 Ways Big Food Plays Us for a Fool

5 Ways Big Food Plays Us for a Fool

You may have seen the video of a Monsanto advocate looking like a fool after saying glyphosate, was not harmful to humans and “he’d be happy to” drink a glass, only to panic and refuse the journalist’s offer to take a sip. His hypocrisy revealed that these corporations are making false claims and are trying to…

Eat More Avocados: 11 Reasons Why You Should

Most Americans are not getting enough whole non-processed foods. And if your family is surviving on processed food, you may struggle with getting produce into your family’s diet. But regardless of how your family eats, most people LOVE avocados. The taste, texture, versatility, nutrition and color make it a mom’s secret weapon. Avocados make for…

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Girl Scout Cookies: What’s Really in Them?

I was somewhat reluctant to delve into America’s favorite overpriced cookies, because it always seems to be an off limits topic. The Girl Scouts of America has become a part of so many young girl’s lives. I, myself, was a brownie and my mom was cookie mom. The organization’s mission is to build girls confidence and…