This year's Salt Lake Eat Local Challenge begins August 28, 2010! Join the celebration of local healthy choices by eating food that is produced no more than 250 miles from your home. Learn how others have participated so you can chart a course that will work for you.
The blood work is back and everything is "normal". (They did NOT do the test for celiac though, because I hadn't eaten gluten in a couple weeks and the test is expensive and it's not always accurate, and blah blah blah.) The doctor said they don't know what's wrong so they'll just call it IBS … Continue reading It's IBS
Have you seen the movie Food, Inc. yet? WOW. It's a real eye-opener. I had no idea the animals were being treated that bad. And there's no reason for such inhumane treatment of the animals! I wish "network television" would show it and all Americans would watch it. People need to know what they're eating.
All I can say about this is ewwww... How Factory Farms Are Pumping Americans Full of Deadly Bacteria and Pathogens - alternet.org We're getting sicker and sicker, thanks to gruesome conditions in animal agriculture nationwide. Here's more about our food safety... Chicken Safety: Consumer Reports Investigates http://www.consumerreports.org Consumer Reports investigates chicken safety and how you … Continue reading Bad news about our food supply
I've never liked the texture of "enhanced" chicken and have been seeking out non-enhanced chicken for years. Maybe with this editorial in the LA Times, the meat industry will change...? What goes into chicken - latimes.com When you go to the market and buy a raw apple, you expect -- and get -- an apple. … Continue reading What goes into chicken?
I've been reading about the Specific Carbohydrate Diet. My "random & sudden" allergies to dairy, peanuts, & chocolate actually make sense inside this paradigm. SCD also explains why rice & quinoa hurt my tummy even tho they are gluten-free. Turns out the original diet cure for celiacs was GRAIN-free, not merely gluten-free. Hmmm. More to … Continue reading The Specific Carbohydrate Diet