In yesterday's article I gave you an overview of artificial sweeteners, saying that there were five approved artificial sweeteners. They are saccharin, aspartame, acesulfame potassium, … [Read more...]
A Look at Artificial Sweeteners, Part 1
I told you about how high fructose corn syrup is toxic to your health in yesterday's article. But there's a whole other category of sweeteners besides things like corn syrup. And that category is … [Read more...]
High Fructose Corn Syrup is Toxic to Your Health
In yesterday's article, I told you how eating sugar in any of its variations is not good for you nor conducive to healthy living or experiencing health and wellness.
In other words, eating sugar does not promote a Low Density Lifestyle, and will contribute to a High Density … [Read more...]
The Sweet Life is Not So Sweet
Most people eat way too much sugar in their diet, and this is not a good thing. It can lead to health problems, and serious health problems at that.
Eating a whole foods oriented diet along with good health practices and healthy living are important components of living … [Read more...]
The Sustainable Foods Movement is Gaining Momentum
The Mother of Slow Food
Sustainable, local foods has also been called "Slow Foods." Now if you call eating that leads to health and wellness, along with healthy living, slow foods, then what do you call a lifestyle that leads to health and wellness and healthy living? Slow living, or as I've been promoting it, a Low Density Lifestyle.
Since I've been talking about sustainable, local and organic foods for the past week, … [Read more...]
Being a Locavore Means Becoming a Veggie Dealer
Ok, I bet you're still singing and dancing from the video in yesterday's article. Once you get a chance to sit down, I'm going to continue with the discussion on eating a sustainable and local diet, and carry on from the previous article on [Read more...]
Are You a Locavore? And How Do You Do It in the Winter?
Be a Locavore All Year Round by Eating Locally Even in Winter
All this week I've been talking about food from an environmental perspective. I've been doing so because as I first pointed out, living a Low Density Lifestyle is not just about individual health and wellness and individual healthy living, but also about the health and wellness of the planet.
It makes sense that if you are to live a Low Density Lifestyle and … [Read more...]
Michael Pollan Fixes Dinner
Below is a recent interview with author and journalist Michael Pollan that first appeared in Mother Jones magazine.
Pollan is a strong advocate for eating local and sustainable foods, and a strong critic of modern day food and agricultural practices. He most certainly wouldn't have good things to say about the Mid America CropLife Association's recent email to Michelle Obama protesting her organic garden at the White House, if given a … [Read more...]
Not Everyone is Happy with the White House Garden
In yesterday’s article, I told you about the White House organic garden in detail. I showed you the plans for the garden, and highlighted 10 vegetables and 8 herbs that will be grown in the garden.
The plan for the garden is to educate children and the general public about the merits of healthy eating, and to be able to … [Read more...]
The White House Organic Garden
I told you in yesterday's article about the White House and the organic garden that Michelle Obama has initiated on the White House grounds.
That's such a Low Density Lifestyle thing to do! As I pointed out in [Read more...]
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