Monthly Archives: September 2012

Dietary supplements-where do you get your information from?


I am a big believer in trying to avoid dietary supplements if at all possible as I think it is much better to get your nutrients through a varied and healthy diet. I do realize however that people may lack … Continue reading

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Do your employers recycle?


Mine don’t. Not well anyway-we have an aluminum can recycling bin next to the vending machine, which is certainly better than nothing, but there is nowhere to recycle plastic. So I rinse out my plastic and bring it home with … Continue reading

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When good medical professionals go bad…


I first read this article¬†¬†because I was interested in reading what the latest “miracle cure” for weight loss was. For the most part, there were no surprises-one study (founded by a company that makes the product) concluded taking this green … Continue reading

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Mmmm…brussels sprouts!


I realize the extent of my love for brussels sprouts is a little unusual, but I know there are other fans out there! Give this sweet and spicy recipe that I got from thedailygreen.com (quickly becoming a new favorite website) … Continue reading

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Save the environment-drink beer!


Okay, that might be a sensationalized headline to make you read my post, but I hear that’s an acceptable journalism tool. Regardless…while drinking beer might not save the environment, I did find this post on thedailygreen.com about some of the … Continue reading

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Easy granola bars


I found this recipe on Allrecipes.com for easy granola bars, and it is definitely the simplest granola bar recipe I have come across. I have not tried this recipe yet, but there’s nothing not super yummy in them so I’m … Continue reading

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Organic foods…are they worth the cost?


Kelsey found this article on USA Today earlier this week, and I thought it was definitely worth sharing. It discusses the findings of a study which evaluated the nutritional value of organic foods versus conventional foods. After an extensive review … Continue reading

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Looking at predictors of weight control


I found a research article in Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise that I thought some people might find interesting. For those of you that are not big into the details of reading and making some type of sense … Continue reading

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Born in the USA


When it comes to living green, one thing I freely admit Tim is better at than I am is buying food and products made in the USA. Over the summer I’m great at it when it comes to produce because … Continue reading

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