What You Need to Know About Eating Organic

Posted January 28th, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

Years ago, when the organic food movement first came into our consciousness, I pretty much ignored the whole thing. It wasn’t that I had anything against the idea, it was just that I really didn’t understand what organic meant…and I guess I never really bothered to find out. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Latest on BPA

Posted January 27th, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

In December, I reached out to encourage all of you to let the FDA know that we want BPA banned from our food packaging. It seems as though they are listening. Take a look…

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Perhaps Opt For the Bottle Next Time….

Posted January 14th, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

I sincerely debated whether or not to bring this article to your attention. I wasn’t sure if this was one of those instances where I would have preferred to remain ignorant. I would like to say that I just want all of you to be as informed as possible, but if I’m being honest, I think it just freaked me out and after all, misery loves company.

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Veggies at the White House…But Not My House

Posted January 12th, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

As I may have mentioned in the past, my nine year old daughter does not and will not eat a single vegetable.  Ever since she was a toddler, I followed the suggestions of experts and continued to put vegetables on her plate at each meal with no discussion and no pressure or threats. Read the rest of this entry »

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Understanding Those Nutritional Panels

Posted January 8th, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

Logic would dictate that back when packaged foods began to be required to bear a nutritional panel, the point was for all us consumers to be able to make better and more informed choices about what we were eating. Read the rest of this entry »

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Recovering from the Holidays

Posted January 5th, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

The Christmas tree has been dismantled and the wrapping paper has been tossed in the trash. After ringing in the new year, we all need a break – especially parents. Read the rest of this entry »

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