Monthly Archives: November 2013


Mold in Your Home: How to Spot It and Knock It Out

What if we told you that despite your best efforts at keeping your home spin ’n’ span, you might have some serious fungus growing behind the scenes? And it’s not your fault – it can be impossible to thoroughly clean every corner and crevasse in your home. Mold can be innocuous, forming small white spots …

Top 4 Restaurants When You Want to Eat Green

Eating out in restaurants is de rigueur in American culture, and we’re bombarded with commercials and ads boasting the best burger or the most savory steak. But when you have made a commitment for yourself and your family to be eco-friendly, finding restaurants that fit your philosophy – while still tantalizing your taste buds – …

5 Things You Don’t Know About Kale Nutrition

Move over goji berries- there’s a new superfood in town. By this point you’ve probably heard about the high-powered nutritional punch that comes from kale. Some are eating it, others are juicing it. The bottom line is that no matter how people are getting this leafy green into their system – they’re all enjoying the …

The Truth You Won’t Believe: What the USDA Allows in “Organic” Food

Chances are, if you’re reading this blog, you’re aware of the fact that we believe that GMOs and non-organic chemicals and pesticides have no place in our food and that buying local and organic produce is the only way to go. However, it doesn’t end there. We recently became aware of some of the unthinkable …

Three Reasons Why Recent GMO Product Labeling Initiatives Failed

In recent years, more and more people have become interested in knowing exactly what it is they’re eating, and for many, designating something as “food” just because we can digest it simply doesn’t cut the high-fructose corn syrup-infused cake anymore. The general public is increasingly aware of where their food comes from, how it’s made, …

Is Raw Food Making You Sick?

Health gurus and celebrities have been proclaiming the benefits of raw diets for years. Clear radiant skin, weight loss, increased energy, enthusiasm for life: who doesn’t want to look and feel great? The problem is, not all people feel fantastic when eating only raw foods. Our bodies and lives are not all the same. If …

The Best Foods for Winter

The Best Foods for Winter During the winter months, we tend to get pretty lazy, almost like a bear does during his hibernation months.  It’s cold, the days are short, and you tend to get fatigued earlier due to less activity and less sunlight. America spends more than $2 trillion on health care each year, …

6 Amazing Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

It’s inevitable. Mention the word chia and that ear worm wriggles its way into your brain. Go ahead, I’ll sing it with you, “Ch-ch-ch-Chia…” Catchy, I know. While you might be familiar with the growing, green pottery, the story behind the product’s namesake seeds may just surprise you – there are a lot of health benefits of …