Food Myth #4: If it says healthy or natural on the package, it must be good for you!

Chemicals are ubiquitous in our society – having snuck into all aspects of our lives. Marketing is a slippery business.  The truth about food marketing is that it’s all about making money.  The big food companies will say just about anything, just on the…

Food Myth #3: Better Living Through Chemistry!

Chemicals are ubiquitous in our society – having snuck into all aspects of our lives. Beauty Products will not enhance beauty.  The chemicals in beauty products derive from petroleum sources, solvents, and other chemicals which interrupt hormone processes in the body.  If your hormones…

Food Myth #2: Milk

Milk is not what it was!! Milk today is homogenized, pasteurized, and not what it was 50 years ago.  Calcium in original milk comes from cows eating plants.  Today’s cows eat a formulated mixture of grains and GMO corn, with pesticides, herbicides, hormones, and…

Food Myth #1: Whole Grains

You’ve probably seen the commercials about losing weight eating right with whole grains.  And for a very small portion of the population, that is true.  It is not, however, good for 75% of our people.  It was widely believed that whole grains are essential…

In Dedication to Almonds

I was at church last week and my dear fried offered me raw, unsalted almonds. It was a small bag, however she was generously sharing her bounty. I have learned to not only appreciate almonds, but to love them. As I nibbled on the…

My Inner Size 4

When I graduated high school, I weighed 150lbs. I thought I was seriously fat and not worthy because the world had told me that. I was called names, mocked and made fun of for my thighs. I continued to fight that belief for most…