A Closer look at school lunches

School Chicken Nuggets: A Closer Look

What’s in school chicken nuggets? Apparently that can be a hard question to answer. It took a Freedom of Information Act to get a Chicago school district to answer “chicken nuggets.” After some more pressing, the school district came back with an incomplete 28 ingredient list. It took some serious work, but our Mamavation founder was able…

12 Inflammatory Foods

There are a number of ways in which food can affect our bodies. It can give us energy, impact how we feel, and change our health. Foods can have both positive and adverse affects, so it’s important that we look at what we’re eating. One of those adverse affects can be an inflammatory response. Inflammation is the body’s…

The Ultimate Guide to Saving Money on Organic Groceris

Saving Money on Organic Groceries: The Ultimate Guide

As more consumers are discovering the benefits of eating organic, the demand is growing. As a result, organic foods are becoming readily available in grocery stores, big box stores, and almost anywhere you can buy food. Sales of organic food are showing double digits increases annually. It’s more available and more affordable than it’s ever been. Saving…

Food ingredients banned in other countries

Food Ingredients Banned in Other Parts of the World

Have you ever given thought to the foods in other countries? Are they the same as what we eat here in the United States? You may be surprised to find out that many foods overseas are reformulated. Why would companies make more than one version of the same food? Because the safety of some of…

50 Superfoods You Should Be Eating

Superfoods :50 You Should Be Eating

The food we eat can impact our bodies in many different ways. Superfoods are those unique foods that benefit our health in more ways than one. They contain a myriad of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and more. See why the foods below are a great addition to your diet. 50 Superfoods 1. Chia Seeds- These tiny black seeds…