Foods versus Foodstuffs #RepealTheSeal

This really boils my potatoes…. Very recently, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) decided a Kraft-made “cheese-like food” is ideal for kids! I can’t think of a move with less integrity… I’ve been anti-AND ever since I was offered McDonald’s at one of their conferences about 7 years ago… a nutrition conference sponsored byContinue reading “Foods versus Foodstuffs #RepealTheSeal”

Magnesium- do you have enough?

Magnesium is necessary for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body, and some sources say >80% of Americans are deficient. It’s easy to become deficient for 2 reasons: 1) Most soil lacks either magnesium, or the microbes that are responsible for delivering magnesium to plants. 2) Magnesium is burned up by stress… whether stressContinue reading “Magnesium- do you have enough?”

Safe, natural pesticide from mushrooms?

Want a safe, natural pesticide? Paul Stamets, one of my heroes, has invented a “universal biopesticide” which is derived from mushrooms! Big Ag has called this patent¬†“The most disruptive technology that we have ever witnessed.” (I love it when huge companies that create destructive products whimper and cower under the loom of a natural solution.)¬†Continue reading “Safe, natural pesticide from mushrooms?”