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 →

Do You Have a Chronic Disease–Diabetes, Hypertension, Cancer, Autism, and more? Glyphosate (in Monsanto’s Roundup) just might be the cause!

Graph showing correlation between glyphosate use and incidence of diabetes

Do you (or a family member or friend) have one or more of these chronic diseases? Hypertension, stroke, diabetes, obesity, senile dementia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, autism, inflammatory bowel disease, intestinal infections, end stage renal disease, acute kidney failure, or … Continue reading →

Why Women Find It Harder to Lose Weight Than Men! What We Can Do About It!

Man-sized steak and veggies

Women always seem to have more trouble losing weight than men!  I certainly find that to be true!  Several years ago, when I switched to a Real Food diet following the dietary guidelines of the Weston A. Price Foundation, I … Continue reading →

Is Glyphosate (Monsanto’s Roundup) Used On Wheat?

ripe wheat stalks

Yesterday [November 13, 2014] I posted an article on Facebook that said many people’s issues with wheat digestion may be due to the poison sprayed on the crop rather than to true gluten intolerance. The post got quite a few … Continue reading →

Back on Track–Recharged and Ready to Go After the 2014 Wise Traditions Conference

Sally Fallon Morell at the 2014 Wise Traditions Conference

I just got back yesterday from the 2014 Wise Traditions Conference in Indianapolis, and I can’t begin to describe how encouraged and recharged I am. Do your co-workers treat you as if you’re crazy because you want to eat healthy … Continue reading →

Nourishing Our Children – Learn How to Help Your Family to be Healthier and Better Nourished

Houston Real Food Nutrition will present the Nourishing Our Children video series on October 18th at 3 pm.  There will be refreshments about midway through the series and plenty of time for questions and discussion. Let’s help our children (and … Continue reading →

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

Liver with onions

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 →

We Need Better Bugs! The Importance of a Healthy Microbiome

Mango Chutney

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 →

On the Real Food News Front – 8/8/14

Mug of bone broth and newspaper

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 →