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There is Nothing Honest About Truvia

Admin 21-Day Sugar Detox, FAQs, Sugar & Sweeteners 48 Comments

The commercial jingle for Truvia is SO catchy but it REALLY annoys me for a lot of reasons. The biggest issue I have with this product is that it’s the latest marketing brain-child meant to fool people into thinking that they can be healthy and still eat processed crap from a cute-looking package. I know the commercial isn’t that new, but …

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My Top 6 Picks for Fast & Cheap Eats in San Francisco

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A slaw burger with bacon, sans bun from Prather Ranch Grill. 1. Prather Ranch Meat Company Grill Location: The Ferry Building (Pier 1/ The Embarcadero) Grill is open Tuedays & Saturdays, outside at The Ferry Building Farmers Market, the butcher shop is open daily Website Why eat here? Prather Ranch meats are pasture raised and certified organic. The people who work …


Canola Oil May Be “Paleo Diet” Approved, But I Won’t Eat It

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(11/1/11 Note: The revised version of Loren Cordain’s The Paleo Diet no longer promotes canola oil as healthy, but at the time of this post’s original publication, the version of The Paleo Diet that I purchased was pro-canola oil.) I have been saying I should blog about this topic for months now, so here it goes. I’m keeping it pretty short …