4 Nutrition Myths I Used to Believe

4 Nutrition Myths I Used to Believe

  As I’ve said before, learning about nutrition and food is an ongoing process. It takes lots of reading, talking, gardening, farm visiting, cooking and eating to discover real nutritional truths, and despite extensive nutrition training, I’m still learning as I go. Sometimes I look back at very old blog posts and can hardly believe what I see.…Continue Reading

How Much Sugar is Too Much?

How Much Sugar is Too Much?

At any given time, people are collectively pointing fingers at a particular food or ingredient, saying it’s the thing to blame for our current obesity epidemic. Right now that food is sugar. But is sugar – and all it’s pseudonyms – really to blame for obesity? I say no. Though Americans do eat a lot more sugar…Continue Reading

How to Choose Healthy Store-Bought Bread

Not all bread is created equal. Some breads are simple, wholesome and made with recognizable ingredients. Others are loaf-like shapes of refined grains, additives and preservatives. Since many of us (eh-hem…me) eat sandwiches and toast with regularity, it’s important to know how to find a good store-bought bread. Below is a guide of what to…Continue Reading

3 Hot Dog Brands You Can Trust

3 Hot Dog Brands You Can Trust

I love hot dogs to an embarrassing extent. I blame it on a long-standing family hot dog obsession In the past, this love conflicted with my values of supporting sustainable, pasture-based farms and choosing whole foods over heavily processed ones, since this is what conventional hot dogs contain: But not anymore! Thanks to a few stellar…Continue Reading

3 Egg Brands You Can Trust

3 Egg Brands You Can Trust

Eggs are one of the trickiest foods at the grocery store. Labels like “cage-free” (which means nothing), “free-range,” “pasture-raised,” etc. make it difficult to know exactly what you’re buying and which brands of eggs are best. I’ve posted egg buying guides before, but I thought it might be helpful to share a few of my favorite brands and why…Continue Reading

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