Did you hear Consumer Union’s discovery last week that arsenic is found in rice? It feels like everywhere I turn, there is another bit of bad food news. I would have been happy if the headlines for ‘The Stanford Study’ said ‘Organic Food Has Fewer Pesticides, therefore it’s healthier for you!’ I hate to think that my best bit of good news this past week was Maria Rodale’s Huffingpost article stating that the first long-term animal study was just released and, in fact, GMO corn is linked to serious health effects including liver and kidney damage, and mammary tumors. I know— that isn’t good news.
That’s not what this is about. This is about yet another story of the things that we eat that are poisoning us— especially, arsenic. Continue reading →
But… when you read the articles you see that it isn’t actually a new study but review of more than 200 studies; all short-term, none longer than two years, with different variables. More research is needed. Continue reading →
Just as I was feeling that everything was harmonious in my house, I switched the pan my husband was about to use. Did I go too far? Let me explain… a few years ago I decided that I would stop using non-stick pans. They are bad for you; I read it enough times in enough places that I was well aware of the dangers. Continue reading →