If you or anyone in your family is overweight you need to watch Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution on Friday evenings at 9 PM.
We are a fatter, less healthy country than at any period in our history. We consume more calories than can be used by our bodies while we exercises less. We are paying price
The number of obese people has grown to epidemic proportions since the 1970’s. An impassioned Jamie Oliver is trying to do change the tide and bring sanity back to the way we eat.
OK, I’ve a watched a few episodes, and I wish I could say I think Kirstie is going to succeed at her latest attempt at keeping the weight off. Sadly, I don’t. I get the impression that she wants to lose the 80 lbs she’s gained … but not really.
For the record, I am officially sick and tired of politicians, issue orientated extremists of every size and shape who believe because they feel a certain why about an issue that we all must believe and act as they do.
[…] Now comes a New York politician, Assemblyman Felix Ortiz, D-Brooklyn,who introduced on March 5, would fine restaurants $1,000 for each violation of using salt when they cook.
I watched that episode of Iron Chef, the one where Michelle Obama made a brief appearance to announce that the show’s “secret ingredient” was to be the vegetables from the White House garden. All through the hour the audience heard Emeril droning on and on about the superior quality of the White House vegetables they were cooking with. Now it turns out our four competing chefs weren’t cooking with these vegetables extraordinaire after all. Turns out that the veggies used in the episode were locally sourced according to a spokesperson for Food Network.
Last week, if you missed the story, the New York Times did a story on clothing retailer, H&M. It seems that they have been tossing out and destroying perfectly good clothes that they could not sell; cutting the fingers off of gloves, putting knives and scissors to shirts, jackets, etc.
Imagine my surprise, when by happenstance I checked the ingredients on the back of the bag of one of my favorite gummi candies.
Let’s see … corn syrup, sucrose, gelatin, apple juice (that’s good, right?), natural and artificial flavor, carnauba wax.
As Kermit already knows, it’s not easy being green, particularly when you are trying to eliminate the unnecessary use of plastic from your life. I’ve been writing about using less plastic in all of its forms for close to two years hopeful that with education and persistence that change would come. Change is taking place, […]
The article is filled with up to date information you and your family should be aware of. Pancreatic cancer is a silent killer. Symptoms of the disease are vague, which is why it is usually detected only it its advanced stages.
If you haven’t viewed the art of Chris Jordan take some time, and do yourself a favor. His ability translate social and environmental concerns into visual art we can all understand is immense. He has published several books including “Intolerable Beauty – Portraits of American Mass Consumption”, “In Katrina’s Wake – Portraits of Loss from […]
Last week Target, the fifth-largest U.S. retailer in 2008 and CVS announced plans designed to reduce the number of single use plastic bags their customers carry out of their 7,000 stores every year. Target plans to give customers a 5-cent discount for every reusable bag they use to pack their purchases at all 1,700 Target […]