Author Archives: Doug

Is Going “BPA Free” Enough?

Bisphenol-A, or BPA, has been much demonized in recent years. This chemical, banned in France, Canada and China, is used in plastic and aluminum containers with surprising regularity in the United States.  Part of the reasons there’s so much noise … Continue reading

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Lessons from 2012 – Animal Products

Having spent the past three years learning as much about food, diet, agriculture and health as I’ve been able, in connection with launching an organic food company, I’ve put my diet through some radical, and not-so-radical, changes. Read enough about … Continue reading

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Lessons from 2012 – Gluten Free

I started on Saturday a series of post highlighting the biggest lessons I learned about food and health from reading, eating and living in 2012.  Today I’d like to continue that series with a new topic: Gluten Free.  I started … Continue reading

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What I Learned in 2012

I’d like to start off the new year by looking back at the old.  Here’s a little Cliff Notes to what I learned reading, living and experimenting with food and health in 2012. Diet.  Read the papers, and you can … Continue reading

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Talking to Your Kids About Happy Meals

With my wife and me increasingly interested in starting a family soon, my antennae are up for articles on childrearing.  Particularly those that deal with food. The latest, from the Wall Street Journal, has lodged itself in my head.  The … Continue reading

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Another Warning on Baby Formula

With my wife and me trying to conceive, my ears perk up anytime I hear advice about raising children. And as a food writer and entrepreneur, they perk up doubly when this advice pertains to food. So a new study … Continue reading

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Turn Nutritional Advice on Its Head

Having spent three years now starting and running an organic food company and an organic food blog and, along the way, learning everything I could about food and nutrition, I have a hard time accepting the way we talk about food, … Continue reading

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