How To Make Your Own Fruit and Vegetable Wash

How might we reduce our exposure to pesticide residues on fruits and vegetables? What about staying away from imported produce? Turns out domestic produce may be even worse, dispelling this notion that imported fruits and vegetables pose greater potential health threats to consumers. Buying organic dramatically reduces dietary exposure to pesticides, but does not eliminate the…

Are Organic Foods Safer?

In every major grocery store chain in the United States one can find organic and conventional foods. It is no longer a category exclusively found in health food stores. The stated principles of organic agriculture are “health, ecology, fairness, and care” but if you ask people why they buy organic, the strongest predictor was concern…

How Not To Die from Heart Disease

Valentine’s Day falls in the month of February – a day we think of love and friendship which is symbolized by a heart. Keeping our heart healthy should be our number one priority. The most likely reason most of our loved ones will die is heart disease. It’s still up to each of us to…

Eating Vegan at a Non-Vegan Restaurant

What do you do when you are the only vegan at the table? Even in meat-centric cities like Dallas, Texas you can find options, but you have to know where to look. Salum Restaurant offers diners fresh, local, American cuisine in an upscale atmosphere that is perfect for special occasions as well as weekly get-togethers…

Raw, Quick & Delicious!: 5-Ingredient Recipes in Just 15 Minutes

It is hot and everybody is busy but you have to eat. So, what shall it be? Standing over a hot stove or turning on the oven doesn’t sound like a good idea. There is a solution to summer eating dilemma – “Raw, Quick & Delicious!: 5-Ingredient Recipes in Just 15 Minutes” by Douglas McNish.