Preservatives: What really are they?

Preservatives: What really are they?

Preservatives keep the foods we eat from oxidizing (going bad, decomposing, turning brown) and keep a longer shelf life. The typical preservatives prior to the industrial revolution . . (generally speaking) were: salt (sodium), vinegar, oils, ascorbic acid (vitamin...
A Simple Act with Radical Results

A Simple Act with Radical Results

A mentor of mine once told me: “Drink your solids and chew your liquids.” I’ve tried to live by this sentiment ever since – and, for good reason. As Jack Kornfield says in An Eating Meditation, “Most people eat two, three, or four times a day, and most of the time we...