eFoods Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

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It turns out that Thanksgiving is not the only food related holiday in November. Last Friday, November 16, was National Fast Food day. This holiday certainly does not hold the same traditional and historical significance as Thanksgiving, but the fact that it exists at all says something about the growing role fast food plays in… Read more »


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My husband and I bought Jeffrey Smith’s book “Genetic Roulette” a couple years ago, and it was really interesting, so I’m excited that they’ve come out with a movie with the same title.  The movie tells about what GMOs (genetically modified organisms) are, how they came to be in our food, and it describes the… Read more »


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Almost anywhere you go this summer, the heat is brutal. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently stated this month that the last twelve months (July 2011 to June 2012) were the warmest on record for the contiguous United States. In fact, with the exception of Washington, every single state in the contiguous United… Read more »


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Yesterday I took two of the grandkids to the California State Fair here in Sacramento as I do most summers.  One of the favorite things Levi and Taryn like to do at the fish farm exhibit is reach their hands into the various fish tanks to feel the slimy creatures swim against their fingers.  One… Read more »


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Did you know that since 1996, Americans have been eating genetically modified ingredients in processed foods and that roughly 60 to 70 percent of the food products sitting in grocery stores are genetically modified?


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Just a couple of questions came in this time. Kelly from New York asked:  Hey Yonis, what will happen in your opinion on 21 December 2012 and how bad will it be? This is a question that a lot of people are asking these days…  The Mayan calendar does not say the world will end… Read more »


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The cost of food has been rising dramatically over the last year and while the obvious doesn’t need to be pointed out, a voice of warning needs to be raised so we can understand the contributing factors to the problem. By becoming aware of the different “levers” that affect the price of food, one can… Read more »


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Darcy from Roswell asked: I’ve been preparing my food stores for TEOTWAWNI for about a year now.  I read some of your past articles on food stores and I was wondering what types of proteins should I store? When it comes to proteins, it is very important to remember store foods that yield complete proteins. … Read more »


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Recently McDonald’s, one of our largest fast-food restaurants in America, issued the following statement: “For a number of years prior to 2011, to assist with supply, McDonald’s USA used some lean beef trimmings treated with ammonia in our burgers. We were among other food retailers who used this safe product.” Let that sink in for… Read more »