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Shopping wisely: a few tips for the new year and new you

Shopping wisely: a few tips for the new year and new you

By Linda Cornelius ecogal Author and Designer When I shop, I often make it known to shop owners if I would like to see a product on their shelves. This way I inform them of my eco/green wishes and create a vision for them: by offering more desired goods, the customers would buy them. And…

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On questions and good answers!

On questions and good answers

  By Ashleigh Prince out&about is my personal journey of discovery asking questions and getting more informed. I want to share my findings with you so we can travel the journey together. While I was picking a few items up in my local Whole Foods, I grabbed my usual bag of organic walnuts that are the…

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Oh, Sugar, Oh…

Sugar

Processed foods ingredients we have in our pantries are far from being nutritious. There are not enough Omega 3 (seeds, fish), fibers and micronutrients (vegetables, fruits) and too much trans-fat (hydrogenated oils), Omega 6 (vegetable oils), alcohol and SUGAR. The American Heart Association states that we shouldn’t eat more than 6 to 9 teaspoons of…

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The sweet names of sugar

The sweet names of sugar

By Linda Cornelius ecogal Author and Designer Below are the multiple names of Sugar. Under each name, you will find a description, its effects on our health, and where it is used in the foods we buy. This list includes: Sugars, Natural sugars, Natural sweeteners, Modified sugars, Artificial sweeteners, Sugar extract, Sugar Alcohol & Sugar…

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