Editor: This post is one in a series about the many travels my husband and I took our kids on when they were children. We traveled halfway around the world twice with them. To read the other installments in this series, click here. On our trip to Western Australia in 1992, the Exchange Association planned a weekend away to an island of the coast of Perth on an island called [&hellip
- Quokkas, Beaches, Bikes and...
- Doesn’t Nature Astound You?
- Judge Walks Out on...
- If It Can Happen...
This made me want to stand up and cheer. He told the judge, “I am a living man protected by natural law and I have the right to forage for food when I am hungry… You are trying to create a fictitious, fraudulent action.” The first two minutes or so are very slow but after that, it gets really interesting, funny and wait until you hear how he pleads around [&hellip
In the first part we dealt with Conventional Soy: GMO Unfermented Soy, Conventional Apples, Non-organic Potatoes and Milk Produced With Artificial Hormones. This part will be about Canned Tomatoes, Corn-Fed Beef, Farmed Salmon and Microwave Popcorn! Canned Tomatoes contain BPA (bisphenol-A) which is a synthetic estrogen and plays havoc with male and female reproductive systems, heart problems, obesity and diabetes. Fredrick Vom Saal, an endocrinologist at the University of Missouri ans studies bisphenol-A, says, “You can get 50 mcg of [&hellip
Editor: This is the eighteenth part of a book written by my close friend about her mother’s journey with old age and dementia. To read all of it, click here. In the previous entry, Barbara forgot she no longer had a driver’s license and took her car out shopping! Two of my daughters, Chelsea and Simone, came over on Saturday to have lunch with me and play cards. They often got me [&hellip
I hate to spoil your weekly menu, but if you are going shopping, you may not want to buy any of the following foods: Conventional Soy: GMO Unfermented Soy, Conventional Apples, Non-organic Potatoes, Milk Produced With Artificial Hormones, Canned Tomatoes, Corn-Fed Beef, Farmed Salmon and Microwave Popcorn! I just read a great article on eatlocalgrown.com about eight different kinds of people who spend their lives uncovering what’s safe ,or not safe, to eat. They listed the Biotech Specialist who will not [&hellip
Do you use Dial soap or bodywash, Antbacterial soaps, Gels and foaming Sanitizers, deoderant and/ or toothpaste? You had better read on. You really do not want this in your mouth or on your skin. Triclosan, the active ingredient in most antibacterial products, is a known endocrine disruptor, which can cause thyroid problems and cancer. The Canadian Medical Association has called for it to be banned from consumer products, out [&hellip
Editor: This post is one in a series about the many travels my husband and I took our kids on when they were children. We traveled halfway around the world twice with them. To read the other installments in this series, click here. On our way to Perth, Australia in 1992, we first landed in Hong Kong for a few days. Way back in 1992, Hong Kong was in the [&hellip
Wow! I just watched an amazing Ted talk on the POISON in our food. In the United States your MILK is engineered, your CORN is engineered (it was regulated by the EPA as an insecticide!), your SOY is engineered, your CANOLA is engineered, your sugar beet is engineered etc, etc, etc. Not only that, the livestock is being fed these GMOs so your meat is contaminated. Your processed foods are [&hellip
Would you like British Columbia to be GE free? I would! The Society for a GE Free BC has partnered with Greenpeace Vancouver Local Group to coordinate a cross-Canada speaker’s tour on the topic of genetically engineered foods. Entitled Genetically Engineered (GE) Foods and Human Health, the goal of this tour is to address the public’s concerns about GE foods and their impacts on human health. Dr. Thierry Vrain, a [&hellip
Editor: This is the seventeenth part of a book written by my close friend about her mother’s journey with old age and dementia. To read all of it, click here. In the previous entry, Barbara’s children came up with a wonderful idea for Barbara to be able to get around. Chelsea would drive her. Her friend, Alexander also lost his license. My lovely white Cadillac was still parked in the designated parking [&hellip
This is the second part of how to lower your health risks by 94%. Avoid pesticides. This part will give you ideas on how to do that. Pesticides in almost all of our food. Some of the biggest offenders are the foods you should eat the most. To start with do your best to stay away from The Dirty Dozen! If you want to eat these, buy organic. They are: [&hellip
What is the single greatest threat to our food? Many people will tell you it is pesticides. The use of pesticides are exploding because we are being exposed to more of them from ALL the different foods we eat. Obviously, they are a threat because they are poisonous. That is why they kill bugs and weeds! Dr. Oz had Elisabeth Leamy, a Consumer reporter and Dr, Michael Hansen, a senior [&hellip
Amazing! In the US you may have your garden ripped out if you plant in the front of your house or end up in court for such a “horrific abuse of land” but in Russia, it is encouraged. Imagine all the children and families in the US being able to feed themselves EASILY and cheaply, if they were allowed to create “eco-villages” like they do in Russia. “Back in 1999, [&hellip
Do you have any idea how dangerous food dyes are for you? your children? Did you know that your child’s behavior can change for the better a great deal when taken off food dyes, especially Red #40? We know Yellow food dye is in Kraft macaroni and cheese and Food Babe is doing her best to change that. It is banned in Europe – Kraft uses turmeric in Europe – [&hellip
Editor: This is the sixteenth part of a book written by my close friend about her mother’s journey with old age and dementia. To read all of it, click here. In the previous entry, Barbara knew her children were meeting to discuss what they could do to help their mother with her driving. I had the experience of that quote dashing through my thoughts. I, once again, realize I must be true [&hellip