Congress is getting in the way of nutritional guidelines, and the environment

This is MADDENING. Our national nutritionists are trying to account for environmental and other non-sustainable agricultural practices when making recommendations on which foods we should be eating. But they are being told they can’t consider environmental factors BY CONGRESS. THIS is what happens when lobbyists get involved. Page 29, 2nd paragraph of the Congressional directive:…

Recipe: All-Natural Fruit and Nut Granola Bars

My Health Magazine had a recipe for “Golden Fruit and Nut Granola Bars.” I decided to change it a bit to cut the fat, use local honey, and make it easier to prepare. Admittedly, these are still pretty high in sugars. Fruit and Nut Granola Bars Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 35 minutes Servings:…