Can You Spot the Hidden Bargain in This Picture?

Posted on Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

The easiest excuse for not eating organic: It’s too expensive. It’s not just lower income consumers who say so. According to the same non-scientific yet fascinating survey, 80% of respondents making more than $100,000 a year think organic food costs too darn much. It does? Eating Organic Food on a Food Stamp Budget Is Possible […]


Food Is More Than…

Posted on Monday, July 15th, 2013

You know what Soylent Green is. Just plain “Soylent,” on the other hand, is a mix of vitamins and minerals intended to replicate “exactly what the body needs to survive” and replace meals altogether. We’re not sure if it’s named for the other stuff to reflect the idea of a “food of the future” or […]


Resisting GMOs

Posted on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you were probably conscientious about avoiding GMOs long before Prop. 37’s failure last November. Maybe you’re even more so now. As consumers and stewards of our own health, we didn’t throw up our hands in failure. So long as GMOs are in our food supply, we continue […]


KTH Flashback: Harder Than Doing Your Taxes? Hardly!

Posted on Friday, May 17th, 2013

Originally posted May 30, 2012 There are some stunning statistics in the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation’s latest Food & Health Survey, released last week. Here’s one mind-blower: Nine out of ten Americans describe their health as good or better, a significant increase from previous years. The majority (60%) report that their health is […]


After Prop. 37…

Posted on Friday, November 9th, 2012

Prop. 37’s defeat was a disappointment to those of us who value the right to know and who care about the quality of our food, our health and the environment. It remains up to us to do our homework, ask questions and stay informed so we can make good choices while shopping. One of the […]


Tomorrow, the Right to Know Vote

Posted on Monday, November 5th, 2012

Tomorrow, at last, we Californians vote on GMO labeling. Like most holistic and biological practitioners, we support Prop. 37 and the right to know whether a food has been genetically modified or not. After all, it’s kin to the informed consent we value in our practice. You provide information that people can evaluate based on […]


How the Food Industry Pushes Its Products

Posted on Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

A conversation with Michelle Simon, author of Appetite for Profit: How the Food Industry Undermines Our Health: Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Learn more at Simon’s website, appetiteforprofit.com.


Harder Than Doing Your Taxes? Hardly!

Posted on Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

There are some stunning statistics in the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation’s latest Food & Health Survey, released last week. Here’s one mind-blower: Nine out of ten Americans describe their health as good or better, a significant increase from previous years. The majority (60%) report that their health is either excellent or very good, […]


30 Health & Wellness Articles Worth Your Time

Posted on Monday, March 12th, 2012

Want to damage your teeth? Here’s how! On the other hand, opening beer bottles with his teeth was not the cause of George Washington’s famous dental woes. (His dentures weren’t made out of wood either.) More about the bad old days of dentistry. Yes, teeth are made for tearing and chewing food. But what to […]


Making the Good Look Bad (& the Worse Look Better)

Posted on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

Fruit juice is tasty stuff – but did you know that many juices contain more sugar than soda? Really and truly. For instance, 12 ounces of Coke contain 40 grams of sugar; 12 ounces of apple juice, 42 grams. Grape juice is even higher: 60 grams of sugar. This is why nutritionists say to get […]



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