Health

Are Allergies the New Fad Diet?

Feb 28

Are allergies the new fad diet? This isn’t as easy an answer as it should be. In fact, I think the answer is both yes and no. In the 9 years that we have been innkeeping/running a restaurant, we have noticed a significant increase in the number of dietary restrictions that we get from future […]

Food Politics: Big Business Versus the Future

Jun 20

“Congressional reluctance to favor children’s health above the rights of soft drink producers is a direct result of election laws that require legislators to obtain corporate funding for their campaigns. Like most corporations, soft drink companies donate funds to local and national candidates. More rational campaign financing laws might permit Congress to take positions based […]

The Sad Truth About Our Industrialized Food System

May 24

I find it incomprehensible how institutions like schoools, hospitals and nursing homes have become the lowest rung of importance in our industrialized food system. I don’t know if any of you have had the occasion of late to experience any of the foods served at any of these institutions but the situation is atrocious. Many […]

Why?

May 19

I have a couple of gripes about food that I have to get off my chest. Recently I have been even more OCD about reading labels than I had been and I’m starting to get really annoyed by some things. Here is my short gripe list. 1) Why does heavy cream need to have mono […]

Who is Responsible For Our Children’s Health?

Apr 23

With the finale of Jamie Oliver’s “Food Revolution” tonite, I got to thinking about the question of ultimately who should be responsible for the state of our children’s health right now and what they put into their mouths. There are 4 factors to the equation that can make or break the system. I outline them […]