Canned Salmon: Why and How to Buy
Canned salmon is the ultimate convenient nutritional powerhouse. It is full of vitamins and minerals, along with wonderful Omega 3 fatty acids. There are many kinds of salmon; the most often canned are pink and red sockeye. Both are excellent choices. Read the rest of this entry »
Today I am so thrilled to have a guest post by Kathy Hildebrand, IHC. Kathy is an Integrative Health Coach and owner of Healthy Humans, which provides Nutrition and Lifestyle Coaching. Look for more information at www.healthyhumans.biz. (Note to my non-Virginia readers. This post concerns eating locally, which applies to everyone, but some of the examples are geared toward those of us here in Virginia. We’re not picking on California growers! The point is that your food should come from someplace near YOU.)
We all know the old adage: “You are what you eat.” Read the rest of this entry »
It’s about the yummy stuff that you shake onto your meals (and is in every packaged food you buy). But don’t worry, unlike the USDA, I’m not going to yell at you about your salt intake, if it’s the right kind of salt. But before we get into that, let’s understand the minerals that may make up your salt, and their roles. Read the rest of this entry »
Let’s take a look at what you’re getting when you purchase eggs by looking at what the label might say, and what it means (or, in most cases, doesn’t mean). Read the rest of this entry »
It really sounded innocent enough: A field trip to a local farm – family-owned, nonetheless – with my daughter’s preschool. “How wonderful!” I thought. And although I knew they probably wouldn’t sell any raw dairy items, I still figured I’d probably stock up on some yummy cheese or maybe some fresh butter.
Not on your life. Read the rest of this entry »