It is summer time and that means most of us will venture outside more often. We play more sports, we garden and we simply enjoy outside cooking and eating during this time of the year. That puts us in contact with pests and in particular the dreaded mosquito. I know the first thing to pop […]
A current media blitz would have you believe that fructose, specifically high fructose corn syrup (HFCS for short) is not only “healthy in moderation” just like any caloric sweetener but is also chemically the same as table sugar to your body. Both statements are flat out wrong and misleading. Sort of like a publicists spin […]
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A quick note about the hype surrounding the swine flu pandemic. Being in Texas, we have a heightened sense of urgency about this thing. Is it warranted? Well maybe, the flu can definitely be damaging and it certainly has had some fatalities. But in the end it is really just a flu with symptoms not […]
Childhood obesity for sale in public schools. Awesome editorial in the NY Times. Read the article here.
This is a great article that really highlights the delimmas we face and the hope there is to change the way the vast majority of people thinks about food and how our food is produced. By ANDREW MARTIN Published: March 21, 2009 ANAHEIM, Calif. AS tens of thousands of people recently strolled among booths of […]
By MARIAN BURROS Published: March 19, 2009 WASHINGTON — Michelle Obama will begin digging up a patch of the South Lawn on Friday to plant a vegetable garden, the first at the White House since Eleanor Roosevelt’s victory garden in World War II. There will be no beets — the president does not like […]