MINIMIZING PESTICIDES

EWG's 2024 Dirty Dozen/Clean 15

Every year since 2004, EWG has released its report listing the fruits and vegetables that are the most heavily laden with pesticides and which have the least amount of pesticide residue. This guide helps us make better choices in the produce department.

From Garden to Plate…

One of my favorite seasons of the year is spring. Time to gather all the gardening tools, choose
which fruits and vegetables to grow, and transplant all the seedlings into planter boxes. I enjoy watching all the plants to see the new shoots pushing through the soil and the seedlings transform into larger plants. 

Breathe Easy

How Nutrition can help reduce Asthma and allergy Symptoms Now that Spring is well underway, we’re all enjoying more sunshine, warmer temperatures, and longer days. Unfortunately, another characteristic of this […]

Every Day is Earth Day

It may be hard to imagine that before 1970, a factory could spew black clouds of toxic smoke into the air or dump tons of toxic waste into waterways with little notice given. It was perfectly legal back then, and industries could not be taken to court to stop it. Our cars ran on leaded gasoline. Exhaust emissions hung in the air and created smog and exacerbated people’s respiratory conditions including emphysema, asthma, and bronchitis.

Animal Compassion

Mariquita Solis is a Vegan Empowerment Coach who helps vegans move from hopelessness and anger into peace and powerful advocacy. She has a weekly livestream show that features joyful vegans who are giving back to Mother Earth.

We Can Make a Difference

It seems there isn’t a week that goes by that weather is not in the news. Reports of droughts, hurricanes, massive snow falls, powerful storms, cyclones, higher temperatures, and torrential rains around the globe are causing substantial damage. The destruction caused by extreme
weather is so diverse it cannot be fully described. Homes and infrastructure are destroyed, crops are damaged or have reduced yields that cause food shortages, wildfires destroy everything in their path, lives are lost, people lose their homes and livelihoods, and costs run billions of dollars.

Hemp, Hemp Hooray!

Last month I wrote about the tiny yet mighty heart-healthy chia seed. Let’s take a look at another tiny yet mighty seed – the hemp seed.

Gorgeously Green

Today, we invited Amy Tasetano to talk about her ‘gorgeously green lifestyle’. Amy has a Bachelor of Business Administration in industrial and organizational psychology. She has also completed the plant-based nutrition certificate through the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies in addition to becoming a nutritarian health coach and podcast host.

Food Activism – Your Voice Matters

Feedback has launched a legal challenge (with solicitors at Leigh Day) against the UK Government for its Food Strategy published in June 2022, which fails to take into account environmental advice from the Government’s own Climate Change Committee and adviser Henry Dimbleby.