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Edible Oil Wars: Genetically Modified Oils

After reading this recent horrific news about what the biotech industry is plotting for our supposed ‘health’ by manipulating vegetable oils even further, we realized we need more info about oil and fat and the economic battles that are being and have been fought over this most basic and vital nutrient for humankind on this website.

Many years ago–way back in 2000–I was the Sous chef at a Renaissance International Hotel, we were hosting some kind of very important conference for UNICEF for a week or so. During this conference I had to pander to the dietary demands of the most nasty, easily irritated and just generally grumpy old man I have ever met (and I have met some grumpy ones I guarantee it). He was on a low-cholesterol diet and I had to cook everything for him on a no-stick pan with absolutely no fat of any kind. At that time I had not yet heard of Weston A. Price or Sally Fallon, but I was pretty sure that his grumpiness was a direct result of his no-fat diet.

What’s So Great about Gates?

What’s So Great about Gates?

This article was recently pointed out to me by a friend who knows of my distaste for the Gates Foundation and all of the "good work" they are doing. I once looked through a long list of all the projects they were funding in 'developing' countries and was quite disturbed. One example of something the ...

Sugar and Intuition as Monsanto Strikes Again

Sugar and Intuition as Monsanto Strikes Again

Consumption of refined sugar is the most pleasant means of gradual suicide. On Easter Monday (April 13, 2009) we finally stepped out of the house and went on an excursion. The cherry blossoms are out in Vancouver and Spring is finally in the air. We hadn't been out in months. We decided to he ...

HD 108 – Potato and Wild Herbs Salad

HD 108 – Potato and Wild Herbs Salad

Recipe here Potato salad is extra tasty when the potatoes are homegrown. In fact, commercially grown potatoes are full of chemicals and best to avoid. It also feels wonderful to dig your fingers into the earth and pull out a potato. This is a malleable, open-source recipe, do as you will. Mus ...