by Melissa Ida
You could say that Will Allen’s food revolution was rooted in his family’s sharecropping background. Like many African Americans before him, Southern sharecroppers migrated to the industrial North to escape the plights and injustices that had plagued them and their ancestors for several generations. Born as the son of a sharecropper in Maryland, [...]
Want a pick me up, make my day, keep me full, and help me stay healthy kind of breakfast? Eat this!!!
• Liquid Base. Start with 1/2 cup water.
• 4 cups of loosely packed spinach.
• A Good FAT. You need the good fat for metabolizing the spinach and keeping you satisfied for hours. You may choose [...]
by Maggie Christopher
Many people try to use willpower to improve their diet and lose weight. Unfortunately, most people end up failing because it is very difficult to maintain a self-induced willpower over an extended period of time.
Consider a different approach instead. Within your very cravings lie the keys to unlock true success for long-term health [...]
by Heather Routhbauer Wanish
Many people today are trying to create healthier lifestyles by exercising and eating differently. For those who wish to eat healthier, organic foods are a popular choice. However, there is reason to believe that all organic foods are not created equally. And, more importantly, consumers need to realize that all imported organic [...]
… Part Art, Part Science, and Part Mindfulness
by Amber Erickson Gabbey
Whether it’s steak, salad, or pizza, a great wine can enhance any dish. Food and wine pairing, although intimidating to many, can be a fun way to experiment with and learn about wines. The science behind food and wine pairing rests on flavors and tastes. [...]
by Robin Fedie, RD, CD
“You have diabetes” is a life-altering phrase that has been heard by 18.8 million people in the United States. Another seven million people have diabetes but haven’t been diagnosed with it yet. As a registered dietitian with over 30 years of experience in nutrition counseling, I have observed the emotional and [...]
We believe we have a unique placement among the “Natural/Organic” body care category for your stores that provide women with a product choice of Organic, Hand Made body care products that are less expensive than competitive products in this category, plus the benefit of contributing to a cause that will affect one out of three [...]
by Amber A. Erickson Gabbey
Thinking back to my school lunches, I remember chicken nuggets, pizza and grilled cheese with tomato soup. There were raw carrots that often had a strange taste and bright green Jell-O with chunks of mystery fruit. The fruits and vegetables were second rate, appearing at the end of the line, with [...]
by Heather Hilleren
Eating fresh equates to eating healthy. To find fresh food, the solution is to find what is grown locally, which isn’t always an easy task. First, the health-conscious buyer has to find products that are produced in their area at a given time of year, and then they have to find where those [...]
by Robert Andruszkiewicz, Just Local Food
Last July, WISPIRG (WI Public Interest Research Group) held a press conference comparing apples to Twinkies at Just Local Food. The event was held to help publicize a report WISPIRG wrote comparing Federal subsidies for corn against “REAL” food. These advocates for a rational Farm Bill in Washington, D.C. are [...]