Grassfed Label Standards Dropped by the USDA

While we were all busy keeping up with New Year resolutions and kids back to school, the USDA announced they will retire the Grassfed Labeling Standard. The reason was unclear. What does this mean? This means confusion for consumers and an eroding of trust for the grassfed label. The USDA created the grassfed standard in…

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…