May 2013

Monsanto Has Unleashed Chaos on Wheat post image

In a news release yesterday the USDA announced that the presence genetically engineered (GE) glyphosate-resistant wheat plants have been found on an Oregon farm. Sadly, it seems that the chaos that we predicted from Monsanto's aggression on our lands is coming true. USDA Authorized Field… Click to Continue →

The REAL Cause of Heart Disease — NOT Cholesterol! post image

Fred Kummerow, a 98-year-old researcher and emeritus professor of comparative biosciences at the University of Illinois, argues that dietary cholesterol is good for your heart. He has spent more than six decades studying the dietary factors that contribute to heart disease. Kummerow states that dietary… Click to Continue →

Modern Produce: Much Lower in Phytonutrients and Anti-Oxidants Than We Thought post image

In the New York Times Sunday Review this week, there was a fascinating article written by Jo Robinson (author of the upcoming book, “Eating on the Wild Side: The Missing Link to Optimum Health”). The article, entitled Breeding the Nutrition Out of Our Food, deals… Click to Continue →

Fat Tuesday: May 28, 2013

Fat Tuesday: May 28, 2013 post image

It's that time of the week when real foodies come together for a food festival! Fat Tuesday is the official end of Mardi Gras and here at Real Food Forager we are having our own Fat Tuesday Forager Festival! Share your special holiday meal! Every… Click to Continue →

Memorial Day Sale and a Giveaway!

Memorial Day Sale and a Giveaway! post image

To celebrate Memorial Day and the brave men and women who protect our freedom, I wanted to give something back to my readers. As such, I am putting together my e-class, Go Grain Free and my e-book, Grain Free Breads, Snacks and Desserts into a… Click to Continue →

Sunday Snippets: May 26, 2013

Sunday Snippets: May 26, 2013 post image

Welcome to Sunday Snippets. This is a weekly feature that allows you to take a quick peek at posts that I loved from my FAT TUESDAY carnival this past week. I'll also summarize some posts from my blog from the past week. If you missed… Click to Continue →

Reminder: March on Monsanto Today May 25th — Everywhere! post image

Today, Saturday, May 25th there will be a march, world wide, showing opposition to what Monsanto and similar companies are doing to the food supply and the earth. Go here to find a location near you. This is a critically important event that will show… Click to Continue →

Pacifier Sharing by Parents Not Good Says ADA post image

If you remember, a recent post of mind reported on the study that found that pacifier sucking by parents helped transfer beneficial bacteria and lower the risk of allergies to their infants. Apparently the American Dental Association takes exception to the suggestion that babies may… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Red, White and Blue Potato Salad post image

I rarely make a starchy dish like potato salad, but for Memorial Day I thought the colors of the flag would be cool for a side dish. In the produce aisle, I looked around for colorful ideas and saw a bag of gourmet potatoes. They… Click to Continue →

Why I Stopped Using Sunscreen

Why I Stopped Using Sunscreen post image

I am a sun worshiper. I admit it. I love the feel of the sun on my skin and I love how I feel after being in the sun. I believe that blocking the sun's rays can be detrimental to your health and use of… Click to Continue →

Fat Tuesday: May 21, 2013

Fat Tuesday: May 21, 2013 post image

It's that time of the week when real foodies come together for a food festival! Fat Tuesday is the official end of Mardi Gras and here at Real Food Forager we are having our own Fat Tuesday Forager Festival! Share your special holiday meal! Every… Click to Continue →

Loving Our Germs: The New Normal

Loving Our Germs: The New Normal post image

You can image my delight when I opened the New York Times magazine section this week and saw on the cover an article entitled Some of my Best Friends are Germs -- written by none other than Michael Pollan. I'm kind of jealous -- his… Click to Continue →

Sunday Snippets: May 19, 2013

Sunday Snippets: May 19, 2013 post image

Welcome to Sunday Snippets. This is a weekly feature that allows you to take a quick peek at posts that I loved from my FAT TUESDAY carnival this past week. I'll also summarize some posts from my blog from the past week. If you missed… Click to Continue →

Small Farmer Made Criminal for Supplying Real Food post image

Wisconsin farmer, Vernon Hershberger is facing criminal charges for feeding his community.  Vernon supplies wholesome food to a private food club of 200 members.  The outcome of his trial will set precedent for all food clubs around the country! If you buy food and/or raw… Click to Continue →

Op Ed: Oppositional Editorial — Double Mastectomy post image

This is a new feature where I let off some steam about events related to health and nutrition in the media. This is where I let my inherent sarcasm rise to the surface and splinter the lunacy we call evidence based medicine. The other day… Click to Continue →