Have you heard of Thrive Market yet? It’s like Costco meets whole foods online. Their mission is to make nutritious food more accessible to everyone, and they’re doing a great job! Much like Costco, there is an annual membership fee ($60). Also much like Costco, you make up the cost of the membership fee in savings […]
Hi friends! Today my sweet friend Kami (from livinggraceblog.com) is making a guest appearance talking about the low histamine diet! She is such a kind-hearted, positive, inspirational person, and she shares openly about life with chronic lyme disease on her blog. I highly recommend checking out her site, especially if you are someone who has dealt with […]
Ever feel like your food is just sitting in your stomach after a meal? Sluggish or slow gut motility may be the issue. Whether or not you have a diagnosis for Gastroparesis (delayed gastric emptying), stagnant digestion shouldn’t be taken lightly! Hippocrates (accurately) identified that all disease begins in the gut. If you aren’t breaking […]
I was in the checkout lane at Costco yesterday, and I had some organic berries in my cart. As the cashier was ringing up my produce, he asked me what the difference was between organic and “normal” berries.
Obviously the checkout lane isn’t a great setting for a long conversation, so I just gave a casual response about less pesticides, trying my best not to leap onto the nearest soapbox.
He said that he noticed everyone is buying ‘organic’ everything these days, and he just didn’t understand what the fuss was about.
I can see where he’s coming from, and that got me thinking… How did conventional farming become the new “normal”?
The Real Cost of Conventional Farming: How the increasing use of agricultural chemicals affects our planet.