Five Reasons to Eat Organic Apples: Pesticides, Healthy Communities, and You


There are good reasons to eat organic and locally raised fruits and vegetables. For one, they usually taste better and are a whole lot fresher. Yet most of us can’t afford to buy all our food at the farmer’s market or natural foods store, and in many places, locally produced and organic foods are a [...]

7 Benefits of Exercise (and Why Weight Loss Isn’t One of Them)


In ‘Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It‘, Gary Tabues spends a lot of time debunking the theory that to lose weight we need to exercise more. He details many studies conducted on unsuspecting laboratory rats, of which I’ll spare you the details. But there was one study that really resonated. Danish [...]

Plan A Healthier Tailgate Party!


Sports are in full swing and games are dominating not just the television, but maybe your social schedule too! Whether you’re gearing up for Monday night football or hosting a tailgate before your kid’s game, forget the nachos and prepare this pulled chicken recipe instead. It’s easy, healthy, and makes enough to feed the whole [...]