Tag Archive for healthy

Paleo Diet – Eating like a caveman

A guest post from Pat McVeigh. Pat is a super-healthy lawyer-type who is obsessed with Crossfit and eating like a caveman. AFTER READING ABOUT THE PALEO DIET, I WAS CURIOUS HOW I COULD incorporate some of the principles into my…

Buy This, Not That: Sandwich Bread

ONE OF THE MOST FRUSTRATING PLACES IN THE SUPERMARKET IS THE BREAD AISLE. A huge wall of bread choices , the store is crowded, your kids are going crazy – what do you do? Grab the biggest, cheapest loaf? Think…

The Ingredients Game

By Dr. Dina Rose A big thank you to Dr. Dina Rose for giving CTF permission to re-post this fabulous piece about ingredients. Dr. Rose is a food sociologist who writes It’s Not About Nutrition, a blog about the “Art…

Why Nobody Needs Nutrition Labels

By Dr. Dina Rose A big thank you to Dr. Dina Rose for giving CTF permission to re-post this fabulous piece about nutrition labels. Dr. Rose is a food sociologist who writes It’s Not About Nutrition, a wildly informative blog…

Booklist: Chew on This

By Charles Wilson and Eric Schlosser In Chew on This, Schlosser, who wrote Fast Food Nation, teams up with Wilson to provide a look at the fast food industry in a book geared towards young adults. Focusing on fast food…

Why Eat Grass-fed Beef

I WASN’T EATING A LOT OF BEEF ANYWAY, but after reading Fast Food Nation, I stopped eating beef altogether. Then, a few years later, I read The Omnivore’s Dilemma. It put a light at the end of the beefless tunnel…

Everything I needed to know I learned in kindergarten

Consume This First is excited to have another guest post from The Non-Toxic Mom. Be sure to visit her blog, where she blogs often and with enthusiasm about living a non-toxic lifestyle. AHH, SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS, WHAT AM I GOING TO DO…