If it’s on the label, the FDA must have tested & approved it, right? Ugh, not exactly. Learn about “GRAS” food additives, which the FDA says are “Generally Recognized As Safe”. There is a history behind it and a few things we should all know.
I’ve been an organic gardener for many years and you may also use organic practices in your garden. But as much as we may not want to do it, even gardeners that typically use organic practices may find it necessary at some point to break out the heavy artillery. In fact, in some states it […]
Sometimes change is instantaneous. I watched Food, Inc., and immediately started buying pastured meat, milk and eggs from local farms. I never looked back. With other things, for some inexplicable reason, I’ve been slower to clean up my exposure to potentially harmful chemicals. Personal care products are a case in point. I’m good with soap, […]
Feeling overwhelmed by all the “health food” sweeteners out there? Me too! Read this post to try and get to the bottom of some of the health claims that are made about alternative sweeteners.