month : 11/2008 3 results

In a Rut? Create Your Gut!

and security of our food supply is not all there is to know in order to wake up and eat better. Of course, we all want clean good food. But, one of the most important concepts to help you wake up is the phenomenon of conscious metabolism. Experience shows that just as we can literally "change our mind," by changing how we think, perceive and interact with the world that surrounds us, so too can we "change our metabolism."There is much talk about how the body's metabolic meter, which ...

What You Don’t Know… GMO and What You Eat

How many of us have ever heard of the Codex Alimentarius?Not many, we suspect. Which is too bad because it affects the food we eat, whether we know it or not. The Codex, simply stated, is an international body that adopts standards, codes of practice, guidelines and other recommendations for all things food-related (labelling, additives, hygeine, pesticides, etc).As it is intimately connected with and its standards are referenced in trade and trade agreements, it can also have the force of ...

Got De Skills? Losing the Art of Knowing How

Recently, we heard a lecturer who spoke about the de-skilling of the Western population. Apparently, we no longer perform tasks that for generations before us were basic to daily life. We cannot build, fix, construct, process, and create as our ancestors did. This is definitely true when it comes to how people eat. These days, there are folks who can barely do more than open a package to heat something up, preferring to order in, carry-out or let someone else do it. Bad idea.Fact is, you ...