Tag: Treehugger

H20: All Tapped Out

| March 3, 2011 | 20 Comments
H20: All Tapped Out




Water, water, everywhere. But how much do we pay attention to how we drink or shower or wash our cars? Do you refill your water from the water cooler at the office and think you’re safe from BPA because you use a recyclable, aluminum water bottle? We’ve written about water for last year’s Blog Action […]

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Hara Hachi Bu: Homemade Pate

| February 23, 2011 | 36 Comments
Hara Hachi Bu: Homemade Pate




To follow up on ZomppaPatty’s tips for increased longevity, I echo reading The Blue Zones.There have only been a few books that changed my lifestyle and this is one of them. So I have some news to share. Big news. I am now a weekday vegetarian.* *Some exceptions: i.e. birthday meals at the Brazilian steakhouse, […]

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Go Fish: Our Consumption of Everything in the Water

| February 2, 2011 | 28 Comments
Go Fish: Our Consumption of Everything in the Water




Don’t eat meat to save the planet, but eat fish? I was at the amazing Georgia Aquarium over the holidays and was amazed at all the sea creatures. I know they are in the biggest tanks in the¬† North America, but I couldn’t help but wonder sometimes, do the fish and the sharks and all […]

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TidBit of the Day: Salad vs. Big Mac

| November 29, 2010 | 0 Comments
TidBit of the Day: Salad vs. Big Mac




Wonder why a salad costs more than a Big Mac? Check this out. Source: Good Medicine In a time of budget cuts, why does so much go towards subsidizing fast food? It’s tough…on the one hand, there are real farmers who cannot escape this subsidy racket and have to make a living; on the other […]

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Taking Control

| July 11, 2009 | 2 Comments
Taking Control




A friend of mine passed this along – it’s a¬†documentary called Controlling Our Food that apparently aired in France in 2008 (many of you may have already heard of it) but it certainly is not one that will be aired anytime soon here in the U.S. Why? It doesn’t have too nice things to say […]

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