How to Protect Yourself and Your Family

The people of the world may have managed to skate by global catastrophe this time, but there is no denying these are scary times. Few things strike fear into the hearts of people like the thought of nuclear meltdown and its multi-generational impact.  Mainstream media has been strangely silent about the devastation nuclear fallout could bring, and you have…

Cause of Obesity Epidemic Identified

Early Americana is remembered in part for its legacy of homesteading and family farming where families grew their own fruits and vegetables, raised their own animals for food, and traded their goods locally with neighbors. Today’s American landscape has changed dramatically; a mere 1-2 percent of all consumed food is locally grown today, and over…

Truly Natural Foods Beyond Fruits and Vegetables

Anyone who wishes to navigate the aisles of today’s stores and come home with truly natural foods needs a tool designed to help filter out all of the hype-foods marketed as ‘healthy’ or ‘natural’ which may actually prove to be harmful. For example aspartame, once hailed as a ‘healthy’ sweetener when it entered the market,…

Safe Plastics for Storing Food and Drink

Many consumers are familiar with the potential health hazards of plastic containers for foods and beverages. Harmful chemicals can leach into the foods or liquids stored in these containers and bottles. Of course, one remedy is to avoid plastic food containers and bags completely.   But this is usually not practical for most of us, so…