Red palm fruit oil is loaded with carotenes, including beta-carotene and lycopene, which give it its red color. Plus it includes tocotrienols – a powerful form of Vitamin E. Lots of ways to protect your health with this one it seems…see the Dr. Oz show segment and more info here: Why you should give red palm oil a try.
Got a fussy eater in the family (you maybe?) Well if you’re going Paleo, you can’t turn your nose up at the good-for-you stuff anymore. This article from Lifehacker offers some great tips to turn the bland into bam! How to Learn to Love Healthy Food (Even If You’re a Picky Eater)
All the fast food and packaged stuff tastes great…and that’s no accident! In this brief article posted on Natural News you’ll learn some of the inside tricks the industry uses to make its products irresistible. Junk food is engineered to addict you to chemical ingredients
A study by Oceana recently revealed there’s a good chance the fish you buy may not be what it seems. Cheaper seafoods are being passed off as more expensive fish for everything from red snapper to tuna. Read more about it in this article from National Geographic News. New Oceana Study Finds 33% of Seafood Mislabeled
One of the nation’s largest honey producers recently got stung for knowingly mislabeling cheap honey from China. By the way, most of the retail honey sold today doesn’t contain pollen. Here’s a good Food Safety News article that explains how to avoid getting stuck with inferior honey. Tests Show Most Store Honey Isn’t Honey
One of my favorite places to shop is Whole Foods (when I can afford it). They say they’ll let their shoppers know which of the foods it sells contain genetically modified organisms – within 5 years. Read more from the Seattle Times: Whole Foods: Products will carry GMO labeling
Whether or not to spend the extra money and buy organic has been a hot potato topic recently. But when it comes to tomatoes, a recent study says organic tomatoes may be the best choice because they have to work harder to earn their phytochemicals. Organic Food Fight, Part Two
I’ve eaten veggie burgers…but that was before I knew about the chemical solvent used to process the soybeans. Of course, beans aren’t Paleo – but your vegan friends might want to skip the veggie burgers unless they’re certified organic. Veggie Burgers: This Health Food Might Be Hiding a Neurotoxin