Category Archives: Health

What is the number one superfood? Can the NuVal nutrition score help us find healthy foods?

Wouldn’t it be great if we could glance at a food on the grocery shelves and know how nutritious it was?  We could then spend our food budget on those foods that would give us the most benefit.  There is … Continue reading

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We Need Better Bugs! The Importance of a Healthy Microbiome

A new study says that we take our microbiome wherever we go, from house to house, from hotel to hotel. Our personal microbiome can even be used to identify us, like fingerprints or DNA. However, maybe the most important news … Continue reading

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On the Real Food News Front – 8/8/14

I haven’t had time to publish any new posts this week, but I didn’t want to skip writing about the latest news.  Breakfast today was a cup of bone broth (by now, you should not be surprised!) and a banana … Continue reading

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On the Real Food News Front — 08-1-14

I know it’s Friday, but this week I have been so busy with the activities of the Houston-Galveston chapter of the Weston A. Price Foundation that I am a little behind with the news.  For breakfast this morning while drinking … Continue reading

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Yes, I am disturbed! Why is the USDA arming itself with submachine guns?

Why would a regulatory agency like the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) need submachine guns? Although it doesn’t say why the guns are wanted, the USDA has issued this solicitation request: Added: May 07, 2014 2:03 pm The U.S. … Continue reading

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Learn About Dr. Weston A. Price’s Research and the Principles of Traditional Diets

I am happy to announce that the next meeting of Houston Real Food Nutrition on August 16th will be a discussion about the research of Dr. Weston A. Price and the Principles of Nourishing Traditional Diets. Dr. Weston A. Price … Continue reading

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On the Real Food News Front – 07-24-14

Good morning! It’s Thursday news time at Real Food Houston. I’ve had my cup of homemade chicken broth and a banana cocoa smoothie for breakfast (today with raw milk and 2 egg yolks), followed by a cup of Dandy Blend … Continue reading

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We Simply Can’t Avoid the True Cost of Cheap Food!

In the U.S. we spend less of our household budget on food than any other county in the world.  We only spend about 6.9% of our household income on food.  What do other countries spend on food?  Here are a … Continue reading

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On the Real Food News Front – 7/17/14

I know it’s not still morning, but while reading my newspaper today, I did have a cup of homemade chicken bone broth.  Chicken is my favorite broth, but I have made broths from beef, pork, chicken, duck, and goose bones.  … Continue reading

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The Real Reason McDonald’s French Fries Taste Good, and It’s Not Because They Use Real Food!

If you think McDonald’s French fries taste good because they are real food, take a look at these exposés from Wired.com, Care2, and Food Babe.  Today’s Wired.com article prompted me to do some research about those famous fries.  Although I … Continue reading

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