Where Did That Chicken Come From?

“It came from Whole Foods and it is free-range, so that’s good, right?”, was the question asked of me by a new client at a recent cooking lesson. If only it were that simple. Free-range sounds great, but what does it really mean? Sadly, not that much. According to the USDA (1), “FREE RANGE or […]

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126 Chemicals Later

126. That’s the number of unique chemical ingredients that the average american puts on their body each morning in the average 9 personal care items used on a daily basis, according to the Environmental Working Group. None of which, by the way, have been tested to determine safety. Think I’m exaggerating? I wish. The FDA’s […]

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Transdermal Toxins: What is Your Skin Eating?

I’m horrified, although I shouldn’t be, given what I know about food. I just got home from a workshop all about ingredients of what goes into our lotions, our makeup, our sunscreens…even the baby wash and powder we put on our little ones. I proudly signed on to be part of Beautycounter’s mission just over […]

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Naturally Fresh

Sounds great, doesn’t it? What do you think of when you read this phrase? I’d like to say I think of crisp lettuces, fresh from the garden, a homemade all veggie juice or perhaps a raw kale salad with some wild salmon sashimi. Notice what all of the above have in common? No packages. So […]

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