Category Archives: Nutrition Info

Story of an Egg Video

Watch 2013 Festival | The Story of an Egg on PBS. See more from PBS Online Film Festival.

Great video getting to the bottom of what Free Range, Cage Free and Pasture Raised all mean for eggs


Scary Ingredients in Your Food

Chemicals and Additives in your food.

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From Antifreeze to stuff from a beavers butt glands the food industry is putting some scary stuff in our foods that are deemed “safe” for us to eat.

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Edible Seeds that are Good for Your Diet

Edible seeds are good sources of fiber, protein, vitamins, and minerals that can be added to your diet easily.

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Healthiest Fruits

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What Meat Labels Really Mean

 

Eighty percent of all antibiotics sold in the United States are used on animals,which could be contributing to antibiotic resistance in humans. Antibiotics are used on animals to make them quickly grow bigger and to prevent sickness in the herd, says Elisabeth Holmes, staff attorney with the Center for Food Safety. But that practice may give rise to antibiotic-resistant bacteria. If you want to buy antibiotic-free meat, how do you know what to choose? Meat labels are notoriously confusing, and for good reason—some terms are regulated by the USDA or another certifier, while others are vague marketing terms that only sound like official certifications.

 

 

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Grilling times for Beef, Pork, Seafood, Chicken, and Vegetables.

Came across a tweet today that pointed towards the HuffingtonPost.com about grilling times for different meats, and I just found this waaaaaaay too useful not to share.

Grilling times for Beef, Chicken, Seafood, Pork, and Vegetables

Sugar: The Bitter Truth

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