Food products are constantly marketed to children because companies know that the kids are often the ones influencing their parent’s purchasing decisions. McDonalds is no exception, in fact, I think they really did set the bar when it comes to enticing children to eat things that are not healthy simply because of the toys or the [...]
Sugars and grains have destroyed our bodies and are to blame for so many of the issues we have today including obesity. Chemical filled low-fat alternatives to real foods are a myth the food industry has perpetuated for years. I have been eating about a 90% no sugar, no grains diet and I have never [...]
Our culture is lazy. We all know that. This is why get-rich quick schemes and fad diets are so popular. Promises of easy money and fast weight loss. Change your life with no actual effort on your part. It’s appealing, right? But it never works. We end up poorer and fatter. This is part of [...]
Everyone knows that you one way to eat better is to increase your fruits and vegetables intake. It’s common sense and common knowledge. But a healthy diet goes beyond just adding fruits and veggies. A healthy diet means eliminating some things that can be really bad for your body. But it’s overwhelming to know where [...]
I have to admit that when I started the Omron Fitness Challenge with Mamavation I hoped that magic would happen. I thought that if I increased my activity and paid even closer attention to my nutrition that the pounds would melt off. I, in short, had delusions of grandeur (for all you Star Wars fans…). But when it comes [...]
I thought this was a nice, concise graphic describing organic foods, what they do and don’t have, what the label means and more. If you have ever asked the question, “what does organic mean?” this may help you. by Loku. Learn about infographic design.
Unfortunately, just because a product has an organic seal on it, doesn’t mean that brand has the best interests of their organic-minded consumers at heart. There are quite a few popular organic brands that DO NOT support labeling of GMOs. The Cornucopia Institute has created a graphic that shows you which companies have donated in [...]