Olives = Power Food

Olives, for me, were one of those foods that were a bit of an acquired taste over my lifetime.  As a kid, I certainly was not craving them.  Although my Dad always put sliced black olives from a can on our homemade pizzas (which were a household favourite). Like so many foods, you don’t truly…

Globalism & Your Food

Globalism is having a major impact on your diet, whether you realize it or not – whether you want to think about it or not.  My sense, frankly, is that most people don’t want to think about it  It’s a slow creeping impact; not the kind of thing that is going to hit you all…

Stop Industrial Food Production

Some stories set me off like a rocket.  Many stories to be honest, but today this article titled “Rash of Foodborne Outbreaks Highlight Dangers of Industrialized Food System” has been the catalyst. The link I clicked through to get to the article was titled “3 Foods You Should Steer Clear Of”.  The headline implied that…

The Problem with CAFOs

The article titled “Bad News for Factory Farming” highlights the problems with Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations. As with other “innovations” in the delivery of our food, CAFOs are a innovation of the commercial food industry.  CAFOs make sense from an investment perspective as they maximize the yield of “consumable food” per acre, per investment dollar…

Foods with Pesticides

This article titled “The Real World Challenges of Surviving in a World Swimming in Pesticides” highlights some of the dangers of eating foods that have been treated with pesticides.