High-Fructose Corn Syrup 101

What is High-Fructose Corn Syrup and why should we care? In the most basic sense High-Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) is a cheap, liquid sweetener that is similar to sugar. According to Wikipedia HFCS is [...] Keep Reading

How far does your produce travel?

Produce from your local grocery store chain (whether it is organic or conventional) travels on average 1500 miles from the farm to your plate. There are several reasons this is a cause for [...] Keep Reading

What (should be) in your sandwich bread?


If you feel like you are doing the right thing by buying and eating “wheat” bread from your grocery store – you could be wrong. And if you are buying white sandwich bread or some sort of Whitewheat [...] Keep Reading

Welcome to The Food Illusion

What is The Food Illusion? First, let me define illusion… il·lu·sion n something that deceives the senses or mind, for example, by appearing to be one thing when it is in fact another This is [...] Keep Reading