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Canola Oil: Should It be In Your Food…or Your Trash?

Pretty much every home in North America has a bottle of canola oil sitting somewhere on a shelf in the kitchen. Used often for deep-frying or pan-frying meals, things are not all that they seem when it comes to this seemingly innocuous cooking agent. Unfortunately, there is some evidence Canola...

Carrageenan In Your Food: The Sad Truth

This may not be all that pleasant to read. Nonetheless, it is noteworthy to write about. I recently had an unexpected bout with gagging up a foam-like stomach fluid. This was a wake-up call for the sad truth about Carrageenan in your food. I did not exactly need to vomit,...

Probiotic Beverages: DIY

Why should you brew your own DIY probiotic beverages, like Kombucha and Water Kefir? First off, we do not use dairy products to make fermented food. So, we have no experience with milk kefir. However, we have gotten pretty good at home-brewing our own Water Kefir and the tea-based beverage...

The Push To Eliminate Meat

You may notice there now is an all out nationwide push to eliminate meat. The mantra in the USA is to cut back on red meat and other kinds of animal products, and maybe eliminate eating animal protein altogether. This is not about vegetarians and vegans. Although, I am sure...

Why Processed Food Is So Cheap

Why is healthy food is so expensive? Why is processed food so cheap? This may be one reason why America has an obesity problem. This means the average consumer may struggle to buy the really good stuff. We have been thinking about this post for several months. We think many...

The Health Benefits Of Chia Seeds

Native to Mexico and Guatemala, Chia seeds were a staple in ancient Aztec and Mayan cuisine. In fact, the name derives from the ancient Mayan word for “strength.” Thus, it is no wonder that Chia seeds are known to be among the healthiest foods on the planet, and can be easily...