Processed Foods

Americans now eat more than 70% of their diet in the form of processed foods. There is a saying in Japan, where there is a front there is a back…the bigger the front, the bigger the back. In terms of food this means that convenience foods are quick and easy and...

What’s in a Burger?

The world of meat-eaters got a rude awakening earlier this year when it was found that meat passed off as beef in the U.K. was actually horse meat. But, if you thought meat in the U.S. was safe from secret ingredients, the bliss of your ignorance may soon be...

Fracking our Food

    I knew that fracking was terrible for the environment. I felt that no child would be safe for 3 generations if raised in an area that had fracking. This article describes why:   In a Brooklyn winery on a sultry July evening, an elegant crowd sips...

Preventing the Big C

We all know someone who has had cancer. The rate is almost 1 out of 2 men and 1 out of 3 women in a lifetime. In 2012 a little over 1.6 million people in America were diagnosed with cancer. Most medicine is focused on early detection, but what about actually...

Pharmaceuticals in the Water Supply

  So you don’t do drugs. Well that may not be true. Did you know that it has been recently shown that the water supplies of at least 41 million people in the U.S. are contaminated with dozens of pharmaceuticals that have come from the pee-pee of people and...

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