Monthly Archives: January 2012

Warning! Women in danger of being overprescribed statins!

Don’t just read the headlines!  Don’t just listen to the sound bites!  There are many stories going around right now that seem to say that women have been neglected because they haven’t been given statins as often as men.  Who has … Continue reading

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Georgia’s Downtown is open!

The new Georgia’s Market Downtown just opened–January 27!  The downtown cafe and market is located 420 Main Street.  Georgia’s is owned by Rick and Georgia Bost, who also own and operate Georgia’s Texas Grassfed Beef and Georgia’s Farm to Market … Continue reading

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Another good reason to buy local, pastured pork!

Helena Bottemiller of The Food and Environment Reporting Network says “few Americans outside of the livestock industry have ever heard of ractopamine.”  Well, I certainly had never heard of ractopamine before reading her article today.  Apparently it’s a drug fed to pigs right up … Continue reading

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Monsanto shareholders reject concerns for financial risk at 2012 annual meeting

Monsanto shareholders rejected a concerned shareholder’s proposal and upheld management viewpoint, as expected–after all, they did own shares in Monsanto–at the 2012 annual shareholders meeting held today at Monsanto Headquarters in St. Louis, MO.  A shareholder representing Harrington Investments had submitted a proposal to create a … Continue reading

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What does REAL FOOD mean?

Although I’ve talked about this before, I thought it was time to take another look at what I think REAL FOOD is, since, after all, my blog is called REAL FOOD Houston.  As a start, look at the photograph in … Continue reading

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Glyphosate is already in our food, air, and water: What is it and why should we care?

Have you heard of glyphosate?   Glyphosate is an herbicide that kills plants, almost all plants. But if you haven’t heard of glyphosate, you have probably heard of Roundup and have seen the clever TV commercials showing weeds wilting and dying–touted as the perfect solution … Continue reading

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10 Grain-Free Dinners on a Budget from Holistic Kid

Holistic Kid’s post about healthy dinners on a budget caught my eye, and I wanted to share it with you.  She has some really good suggestions to fill out a meal without breaking the bank.  Her meals include lots of veggies, … Continue reading

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Milk is Plentiful at Healthyway Dairy

I really like Sally’s milk (photo at left is all Sally’s milk), but then I also like Trixie’s, Juliet’s, and Joy’s milk too.  What I like most is that each half gallon glass bottle is labeled with the name of … Continue reading

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Grain-Free Meatloaf – Comfort Food!

Meatloaf has always been one of my comfort foods.  It can be a meal in one with the vegetables, meat, and sauce on top.  To make the traditional meatloaf with breadcrumbs more nutrient dense and make it safe for those … Continue reading

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