Tell Your Legislators to Rein in the Texas Health Department

August 2016: Food Freedom Alert from the Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance (FARFA) . . . As we alerted you earlier this summer, the Texas Department of State Health Services has undertaken a campaign of aggressive enforcement against raw milk … Continue reading →

The FDA Threatens Your Access to Supplements, including Probiotics!

Tablets and capsules

Do you take any supplement?  Probiotics, vitamins, or minerals?  If so, the FDA has published new guidelines that would severely restrict your access to them. This isn’t the first time the FDA has tried to restrict the availability of supplements. … Continue reading →

Is Cassava Flour a Good Substitute for Wheat Flour?

Manioc / cassava cross-section

I’ve been intrigued by the recipes I’ve been seeing on the Internet that substitute cassava flour for wheat flour.  The recipes are intended to provide wheat substitutes for followers of the paleo diet and for people who are avoiding gluten. … Continue reading →

Vaccine Injuries That Are Accepted by the Government

VAccinations

While researching a response to a Facebook comment about vaccination during pregnancy (maybe a later post), I found a very interesting table of adverse events that are accepted by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department … Continue reading →

What happened to Arrowhead Mills and Walnut Acres?

Arrowhead Mills Logo

So many family owned organic farms and food producers are being bought out by major food corporations and often the result is not good for us as consumers!  The story of the selling of Arrowhead Mills and Walnut Acres is … Continue reading →

Why Have Decades of Low-Fat Advice Failed Americans?

Ignore US Dietary Guidelines

Join Houston Real Food Nutrition on June 28th to learn why The Oiling of America is a significant factor in our deteriorating health. The Lipid Hypothesis In the 1950’s Ancel Keys and other researchers “presented the lipid hypothesis as the … Continue reading →

Glyphosate (Monsanto’s Roundup) is Applied to Oats, Not Just Wheat!

Tropical Traditions Rolled Oats

Do you love a bowl of warm soaked oats with lots of butter, raisins, and maybe some raw honey or maple syrup?  I like mine with cinnamon too and raw milk or cream. Unfortunately when you eat your bowl of … Continue reading →

Avoid Disease-Prone GMO AquAdvantage Salmon from AquaBounty!

AquaAdvantage-salmon

A new Canadian risk assessment of the GMO salmon AquAdvantage finds that the genetically engineered fish is more susceptible to disease than its natural counterpart.   (Click on the photo to see an enlarged comparison of the GMO and standard salmon.) … Continue reading →

The Dirty Secret Behind Organic Strawberries: Starter Plants Are Fumigated With Pesticides!

Strawberry Fields

Update June 25, 2015:  Driscoll’s has announced “a broad expansion of organic nursery plant production and a commitment to providing all of Driscoll’s USDA certified organic growers with organic nursery plants.”  They do not say when they will reach 100%.  … Continue reading →