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Things to Look for on Food Labels

Things to Look for on Food Labels Why care about food labels? In real estate market, the mantra is location, location, and location.  The equivalent for packaged and processed foods is label, label, and label. When choosing the foods to stock your pantry knowing what to look for in nutrition facts always starts with the label.  The FDA requires food labels on packaged items that include information on portion size, calories, and percent value of the categories from the food pyramid as...

4 Tips for Vegan Eating

4 Tips for Vegan Eating What is veganism? The nature of our modern diets has led some to believe that meals are not hearty without meat.  Nothing could be further from the truth.  Those who have chosen to be vegetarians or vegans, as well as chefs, restaurant owners and cookbook authors have designed many ways to combine food into tasty vegan recipes. The diets of vegans are considered more restrictive than that of vegetarians who may still eat eggs, milk and cheese. To adhere...

4 Simple Reasons Why You Should Grow Your Own Food

4 Simple Reasons Why You Should Grow Your Own Food We are very fortunate to live in a time when at any time of day or night we can easily walk or drive to the store and have a choice of different make available on our hands. With this luxury why would you spend your time growing your own food? I have a good simple answer to that: We are human. As humans, this is what we do. We grow food. This is what we have for thousands of years. It was not until the last hundred or so years that we put the...