Category Archives: Yikes

No More Red Snapper?

Fish can be one of the healthiest foods in our diet providing long-chained essential fatty acids (e.g. DHA, EPA), vitamin D, iodine, important minerals, and more. Unfortunately, seafood is also a source of persistent toxins so we must choose our … Continue reading

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Villains among EWG’s BPA-free “Best Players”

EWG.org just released a list of manufacturers who continue to use BPA (bisphenol A) in their products along with a list of the “Best Players” who no longer do. However, there is a big problem lurking with those on their … Continue reading

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PCC labels any high oleic oils in use

Those on the TQI Diet make a point of avoiding all trans fats, as do most people concerned with their health. Emphasis on all, because even trace amounts of trans fats are bad for our health. As a result, it … Continue reading

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Available at your local Co-op: Organic, non-GMO verified Gene-Silenced Food!

     I would wager that most who are trying to avoid genetically modified foods prefer to eat foods that have long been part of the human diet. They tend to prefer locally grown, heirloom varieties, if available.      I would wager that … Continue reading

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Sugar is as toxic as wheat — it is not about the gluten

Right now a blog about a study linking the active ingredient in Roundup (glyphosate) and illness is circulating widely on the internet. (http://www.thehealthyhomeeconomist.com/real-reason-for-toxic-wheat-its-not-gluten/”). It is great that this information is spreading. However, I think the author of the blog presents … Continue reading

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Plasticizers are in our medicines and our supplements

Phthalates are a group of chemicals used both to soften plastics and to hold scents and solvents in a variety of products. Many have been shown to disrupt our hormones. They alter testosterone production in men, cause early onset menopause … Continue reading

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Don’t Eat That!!!!

Tyson just announced that it no longer would carry beef from cattle fed the drug Zilmax, a drug that contains ractopamine. This voluntary change by a company that thrives on selling factory-farmed animal products followed on the heels of reports … Continue reading

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