Energy

Energy = Vitality

In a recent survey of our tribe, energy and focus were neck and neck for top spots on our “HOW TOXIC ARE YOU?” questionnaire.  Besides the usual digestive and weight issues, the results of the survey reflect the beating that our bodies are taking a when it comes to our everyday toxic burden.  Based on…

Breaking News! Can you remove pesticide residue from strawberries?

Study shows washing strawberries properly can remove up to 98% of harmful fungicide and pesticide residue (ALISO VIEJO, CA) – September 12th, 2016. In recent years, consumers have become increasingly aware of the potential risk of pesticide residue on fresh produce, opting to purchase organic fruit and vegetables. Now, in a recent study released from…

They Dole it out, and we have to swallow it?

I’m HEAPING mad.  I mean….I’m FUMING over the news that is breaking across the internet right now about the Dole Federal investigation.  I think you will be just as outraged when you hear what’s happening. According to Food Safety News, the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating Dole in relation to the Listeria monocytogenes outbreak that…

Could The Chipotle Debacle Happen To You? How to Protect Your Food Business from Disaster

Image from Scientific American You can’t see them, but if they get into your food, look out.  Havoc is about to be wreaked.  From a whole range of E.coli strains to Salmonella, Listeria to Norovirus, fresh produce, seafood, poultry and meats are all vulnerable to contamination. Those microscopic pathogens might be invisible to the naked eye,…

Salmonella Cucumber Outbreak: How to Protect Your Family

An outbreak has struck again…this time, cucumbers.  As of today, September 10th, 2015, over 340 reported illness (70% hospitalized) and two deaths across 30 states have been connected with a Salmonella outbreak from cucumbers imported from Mexico. Articles covering the story recall ‘another outbreak,’ but whenever I see these hit the news,  my heart hurts…for the…