Healthy Eating

This Holiday Season, Eat Mindful, Not Mindless

 

family eating holiday dinnerIt’s the holidays and for most Americans, that means eating – lots of eating – followed by weight gain and a New Year’s resolution to lose weight.

Organic Turkey Sources

The factory-farmed turkey that may come to the mind of some Americans is freakish: Over-engineered for decades, shot up with antibiotics and with so much breast meat it can't walk.

A better bird isn't hard to find. Small family farms are raising turkeys that look more like the birds of yore. 

Eat these five Thanksgiving favorites for a healthier gut

The harvest season is bursting with wonderfully nourishing foods to feast on – all while supporting your digestive health.  Too much alcohol, in addition to high fat, high sugar foods can irritate the gut and promote the growth of more harmful bacteria. Take a peek at Registered Dietician, Desiree Nielsen’s  five favorite fall foods to help keep your tummy in tiptop shape . 

Apples

The New York Times Cuts Through the Hype on GMOs

They're likely safe to eat, but they sure haven't lived up to their high-yield, low-pesticide promise. 

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