Archives for posts tagged ‘health’

Our Daily Salt

Today in the Science Times there was a piece by John Tierney on Mayor Bloomberg’s initiative to cut the amount of salt in processed and restaurant foods in half in New York City (link to article here).  Mr. Tierney asserts that the initiative is unwillingly making all New Yorkers participate in a study to see […]

Increasing Popularity Of Raw Milk

Hi all, well the growing demand for good old-fashioned straight-from-the-cow raw milk has caught the attention of the mainstream media in a favorable review on msn.com (click here).  The article discusses the difficulty of obtaining raw milk, which is perfectly legal to buy and consume anywhere in the U.S. but is illegal to sell in […]

Presidential Food Policies

Many of you know I am a huge fan of Michael Pollan, food writer and journalist for the New York Times Magazine.  If you haven’t read Omnivore’s Dilemma or In Defense Of Food, you need to.  Michael Pollan is one of our strongest advocates for healthy eating, leading a movement from an industrial, processed food […]