Organic, Antibiotic-free Meat: Why is it Better?

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By Leslie Vandever If you like meat, you’ll probably agree that there’s hardly anything tastier than a thick, savory hamburger fresh off the grill with all the fixings. But what if that hamburger is instrumental in making you sick? Like most of the other meats available for sale in your local grocery stores, hamburger and other cuts of beef are … Read More

Reading Ingredient Labels: Garlic Butter Spread

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Healthy Lifestyle, Real Food5 Comments

Reading Ingredient Labels: Garlic Flavored Spread www.ohlardy.com

As a health coach and real food educator, I often help people learn one of the most important real food skills:  reading ingredient labels to determine what is really in their food.  Many times, people are shocked to discover that a food they thought was healthy is chock full of chemicals, artificial colors and other unsavory ingredients. I thought our … Read More

Soda and Diabetes: Food for the Disease

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Healthy Lifestyle10 Comments

Are you one of the 25.8 million people who suffer from Diabetes?  If so, would you feel comfortable telling your physician that you really enjoy eating at least 10 teaspoons of sugar every day with lunch?  Would your physician approve if you only ate your 10 teaspoons of sugar every few days?  My guess is, NO!  If you are pretty … Read More

5 Reasons to Ditch Low-Fat Dairy

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Food News, Real Food63 Comments

5 reaons to Ditch Low Fat Dairy

I grew up drinking 2% milk.  As a child I did not like skim milk because it didn’t TASTE like anything (I was on to something).  Once I was in college, and in charge of buying my own food, I only bought skim milk because I WOULD GET FAT IF I DRINK ANYTHING ELSE.  Seriously, everything I bought was fat … Read More

October Unprocessed Update

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Real Food6 Comments

I wanted to give an update for how I am proceeding with October Unprocessed, the challenge posed by Andrew Wilder over at Eating Rules.  I have been posting some photos of some of the meals my family has eaten on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. If you are interested in the challenge, it’s not too late to sign up!  You can … Read More

Head First into Real Food

Kelly ListonAll Articles, Real Food1 Comment

  That was my approach.  And it is probably one that I wouldn’t recommend.  But this is my personality.  If I want to learn about something, I want to learn all that I possibly can RIGHT NOW.  After reading Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan, I wanted to know more.  I read this book, then this one, and this one!  I … Read More

Does your grocery store sell food?

Tamara MannellyAll Articles, Real Food2 Comments

Does Your Grocery Store Sell Food? - www.ohlardy.com

The photo above made the rounds on Facebook recently.  It made me cringe then and it makes me cringe now.  I am sure many people would look at this and think “What’s the big deal?  It’s just a picture of a grocery store.”  However, when I look at an image like this, I think…”Where’s the food?”  I am sure there … Read More