With summer just around the corner, you’ll no doubt be planning Bar-B-Ques, picnics, camping trips and packed lunches for all your sunny adventures, but you may not have considered the health risks that come with eating outside. When taking food outside of its usual environment, such as the pantry or refrigerator, the risk of food …

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For decades milk was looked upon as “the perfect food” for its calcium content. The FDA, USDA and other government associations pressured Americans to drink milk for healthy bones and teeth in the 50’s and 60’s. Recent explorations have revealed that dairy is not quite the perfect food as was presumed 50 years ago. Rheumatism …

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There are a number of toxic, processed foods on the market that should be avoided, containing ingredients, preservatives and additives that could be dangerous to your health when consumed consistently over time. Read on to discover a selection of common yet toxic elements found in the food and drinks we consume each day. Diet Beverages …

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If you’re struggling to meet the daily recommended amounts of fruits or vegetables, you may consider blending them into a quick, easy smoothie that’s sure to nourish your body. What exactly is a smoothie? The term smoothie was first used in 1940 by Mabel Stegner. Her article in the New York Herald Tribune recommended the …

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You may not be aware that the foods you purchase at your local grocery store are likely to contain hidden ingredients that could be damaging to your overall health. While you may take a moment to review the food labels on your groceries before buying them, the manufacturers often hide the true ingredients behind generic, …

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