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Suggested Reading & More

We are inundated with so much information on health and nutrition that it’s sometimes hard to separate fact from fiction. I am continually reading and searching for articles that provide accurate information in an engaging and understandable way. As a result, I am compiling a list of interesting articles that I’d like to share with you.

  • This is a great article on how inequality affects every aspect of our food system. READ ARTICLE
  • Here’s another interesting piece on how to make food equitable and accessible to all. READ ARTICLE
  • A great piece by Mark Bittman on the responsibilities of being a foodie. READ ARTICLE
  • This is a lengthy piece but definitely worth a read – it highlights what government needs to do to implement a Farm Bill that makes sense for all of us. READ ARTICLE
  • It’s shocking how far certain companies will go to promote their products. READ ARTICLE
  • A new study in the journal Science, demonstrates that neonicotinoids – a common insecticide – limit the ability of bees to survive their winter hibernation. READ ARTICLE
  • While we know that soda is bad for our health, diet soda is not much better. Recent studies have shown that large consumption of diet sodas puts people at risk of heart disease, stroke, and dementia. Here are some tips to help you kick the soda habit once and for all. READ ARTICLE
  • According to a new report from the Environmental Protection Agency’s Inspector General, weeds are becoming resistant to an herbicide containing glyphosate. As a result glyphosate use increased over 150% from 2002-2012. READ ARTICLE
  • Here’s a great article about an Iowa farmer doing what it takes to protect the land he farms. READ ARTICLE