Category Archives: Health

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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On the Real Food News Front – 7/10/14

Yes, I know it’s old-fashioned, but I still read my newspaper every morning while I drink my cup of bone broth and eat my breakfast. However, the newspaper is not my only, and not even my primary, news source. I … Continue reading

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New Page on Real Food Houston – Where to Find Nutritious Food and Non-Toxic Products

For quite a while I have been collecting resources for healthy food and personal care products, as well as for sources of information on a variety of nutrition and health topics. I have recently published the first page of my … Continue reading

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Are We Sacrificing Our Children to Profits From Glyphosate (Roundup) and Roundup-Ready GE Crops?

I have written about glyphosate before (there is a list of posts below), but there have been some important new studies since I last wrote about it, and I thought I should discuss the newly discovered and alarming dangers we … Continue reading

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Studies show that diabetes can be prevented and even reversed naturally

Several years ago when I began my journey to better health through an improved diet, I frequently had the jitters after eating, especially after breakfast.  At the time, I thought it was probably due to too much caffeine.  I had … Continue reading

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Nutty Granola – Grain-free, Paleo and Raw

I have always loved granola!  It’s crunchy, fruity, and delicious.  However, the recipe I made many, many years ago had lots of oats, unsoaked nuts & seeds and processed vegetable oil.  So, I stopped eating granola.  Anyway, It isn’t as … Continue reading

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Highlights of Nutrition for Chronic Disease Presentations at the Houston Wise Traditions Conference

I did not get to attend many of the Saturday speaker tracks because I was greeting people and helping provide information at the Weston A. Price Foundation table.  As co-leader of the Houston-Galveston chapter, I wanted to meet and welcome … Continue reading

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