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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

On the Real Food News Front — 08-1-14

Mug of bone broth and newspaper

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 →

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

Militarized Regulatory Forces

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 →