Salmonella, bug fragments and rodent hairs in peanut butter?

Peanuts are a great source of monounsaturated fat (heart healthy fat), vitamin E, niacin, and folate. Though they are calorie-dense, peanuts make a nutritious snack or spread. That is, when they aren’t tampered with. This brings me to peanut butter. Most store-bought brands contain unnecessary ingredients like sugar, hydrogenated vegetable oils and salt but that […]

“What to Eat: The Environmental Impacts of Our Food”

I wanted to share a great video from Plate to Planet about the harmful impact of Factory Farming on our health and our environment. Factory Farming is the basis of the American food system. It refers to raising livestock in confinement and high stock density in order to produce the most food for the lowest cost […]