Posts Tagged ‘organic food’
Cheese from Serra da Canastra

“Old-Folk” Wisdom: Artisan Cheese and Cheese Bread

by LIVING HEALTHon September 26, 2016
“Since childhood I have been in love with the Brazilian folk culture of Minas Gerais: the greengrocers selling cornbread, squished cookies, maze porridge with thin slices of fresh, white artisan cheese, pão-de-queijo (cheese bread), with the smell of the jungle and the mountains, especially Canastra Sierra.”—Nívia Gomes. The Brazilian state of Minas Gerais is famous for its […]

“Old-Folk” Wisdom: Life at the Farm by Nívia Gomes

by LIVING HEALTHon September 12, 2016
Nívia Gomes Takes You on a Journey to her Old Farm in Minas Gerais There is a Brazilian song that starts with the sentence: “Today, I woke up missing you…” and it’s true! How wonderful it is to bring to mind the pleasant memories of the past. So many things have changed… I remember my childhood, […]


by LIVING HEALTHon August 4, 2016
Coming soon to LIVING HEALTH TV, Garrett Johnson’s new Gardening Show. Stay tuned! In this new show you will learn how to prepare and plant your garden, make simple and fresh meals, and much, much more.

The Dirty Dozen and the Clean Fifteen

by Sandra Alexon July 26, 2016
This is a Shopper’s Guide to Levels of Pesticide in Produce put out by the Environmental Working Group, a non-profit organization that advocates for policies to protect individual health (Portuguese version follows): Here are the Dirty Dozen: Berries (strawberries, raspberries, blueberries) Apples Celery Cherry Tomatoes Cucumbers Grapes Kale and Colored Greens Peaches (and Nectarines) Potatoes […]

Fats That Bring Healing

by Sandra Alexon July 26, 2016
In the early 1990’s I started to do research on harmful and healthy fats. This was before “0-grams trans-fat” became a trendy label appearing in our food supply, which it is one of those “thanks, but no thanks,” because in the United States, if a food has less than 0.5 grams of trans fat per […]

Juicing with Fresh Vegetables and Fruits

by LIVING HEALTHon July 26, 2016
One of the funnest things to do is to get up early, cut some of my pre-washed, clean vegetables and fruits, and put them through the juicer. Vegetables and fruits make up for a delicious, refreshing juice. Done every morning, you will definitely keep yourself looking and feeling healthy. At first it can be overwhelming, […]

What’s Lurking in Your Corn?

by LIVING HEALTHon July 26, 2016
Wheat, rice, peanuts, spoiled produce (especially apples used in apple juice), and milk and meat (because the animals are fed moldy corn) are also significant contributors of mycotoxins in our daily diets. The key thing in all of this is looking at the type of mycotoxin found in the different foods. Corn and peanuts contain […]

A Paleo Breakfast for One or for Many

by LIVING HEALTHon July 26, 2016
Sometimes it’s helpful to have a standby breakfast that you don’t have to think about too much. It should be an appetizing, filling, and nourishing day-starter. This menu has it all, and you can put it together in a jiffy for yourself or a houseful: sauteed chorizo with peppers (and greens, if you like), oven-baked […]