Dannon Commits to Transparency and Non-GMO Feed for All its Cows

It seems we've reached the tipping point in the food labeling movement. Although mandatory labeling has yet to be required, major food companies are taking this step on their own. We've seen Mars, Kelloggs, and General Mills all decide to label the GMOs in their food in the interest of transparency. Now the cow is [...]

April 27th, 2016|Brands, Featured|0 Comments

Is there BPA in your Pantry?!

#CansnotCancer has been trending on twitter ever since a recent study analyzed the interior coatings and lids of nearly 200 canned foods in 19 states and one Canadian province for Bisphenol A (BPA). The study was conducted independently by non-governmental organizations (honest-biased folks with no agenda) found: "The continued presence of BPA - and potentially unsafe [...]

April 26th, 2016|Featured, Food|1 Comment

Win Free Groceries for a Year from Thrive

We know that you care about what you feed your family, and doing it on the cheap it is even better. It's easy to save money on organic, especially with the help of Thrive Market. They offer the best organic and non-GMO groceries and non-toxic home, personal care, and beauty products from the best brands on the market. [...]

April 22nd, 2016|Brands, Featured, Food|0 Comments

ExpoWest Finds: Natural Products You Don’t Want to Miss

Expo West is where natural products and brands of all kinds come together to showcase their new products along with old favorites. The brands range from big names in natural foods, like Amy's Kitchen, all the way down to the little guy just trying to get their product out there. I made a point to spend [...]

April 12th, 2016|Brands, Featured|1 Comment

5 Steps to Fight Inflammation

Disclosure: This post was written by Amie Valpone Author of Eating Clean: The 21-Day Plan to Detox, Fight Inflammation, and Reset Your Body. Affiliate links are present. My journey to fighting the fire of inflammation in my body started ten years ago when I was suffering from many debilitating unexplained symptoms. I was on a [...]

April 4th, 2016|Featured, Health, Uncategorized|0 Comments

10 Interesting Wellness Tidbits I Learned About the White House

Recently I had the honor to visit the White House and see Michelle Obama and her Let's Move team. Originally I thought it was a roundtable and had prepared some very serious questions, but when I got there I realized I was on a team of 10...but there were about 10 additional teams. It was [...]

March 28th, 2016|Featured, Health|5 Comments

Top 5 Reasons To Try Kombucha

Kombucha, Kombucha, Kombucha! Say that three times fast and see if you can stop yourself from smiling or laughing. Although this funky fermented tea has a funny name, it is a fount of fuel, fizz and nutrition. Maybe you’ve heard of it or maybe it is completely new to you but either way, it is [...]

March 8th, 2016|Featured, Food, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Make Like a Ninja and Grow Your Own Food

I've always wanted to grow my own food. I've made some attempts in the past and gotten a few vegetables and some basil out of my efforts, but with limited  space, and guidelines of what could be on the patio, I never managed to keep it up. It seems like I might be due for another [...]

March 7th, 2016|Featured, Food|Comments Off on Make Like a Ninja and Grow Your Own Food

The Terrifying Truth About Today’s Children

I was talking with friends the other day about how the upcoming generation will never know about cassette tapes or the struggle of using a phone pre-4G. But it got me thinking about more than just the fact that I’m apparently old. It got me wondering what other things have drastically changed over the years. After [...]

February 27th, 2016|Featured, Health|2 Comments

Organic v Conventional: Which is Scientifically Proven to be Healthier for You?

We're big proponents of organic meat and dairy for a number of reasons. It's free of growth hormones, antibiotics, GMOs, synthetic pesticides, and less likely to get you sick. But now there are even more reasons to choose organic thanks to some ground-breaking studies. There is new scientific evidence from the Newcastle University in the [...]

February 20th, 2016|Featured, Food|Comments Off on Organic v Conventional: Which is Scientifically Proven to be Healthier for You?







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