What the Deal with Organic Foods?

Nutrition by Natalie

What is the difference between organic food and conventional food? Is organic really more healthy for you?

The USDA lays out certain guidelines that farms have to follow in order to be able to claim the food is organic. In this video Natalie discusses what each of those guidelines are.

What is surprising to learn is some of the growing practices of conventional farming and food processing. As an example, chemical plants and waste water treatment facilities will actually sell their toxic waist to conventional farms to use for fertilizer.

What you eat is an important part of health and nutrition.

Sally Fallon DVD “Health, Beauty and Strength with Nourishing Traditional Diets”

Watch the first nine mintes of the 3 DVD Set: Five Hours of Important Information on Diet & Health Based on the Best-Selling Cookbook “Nourishing Traditions” by Sally Fallon. Learn from nutrition expert Sally Fallon about the pioneering work of Dr. Weston A. Price; the vital role of animal fats in human nutrition; the dangers of modern vegetable oils; the safety and health benefits of raw milk; the dark side of modern soy foods; and practical steps to change your diet for the better.You need to have flashplayer enabled to watch this Google video

Body, Soil & Animal Health with Jerry Brunetti

This video has more of Jerry Brunetti speaking. Jerry talks about the big picture from the soil to animal and human health. It is good to hear cover cropping to getting some coverage. 1% increase in soil carbon per acre takes out 7-10 tonnes of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

A 30 min promo video, highlighting the Maui Aloha Aina Association’s 6th annual, 2 day holistic farming conference; “Body, Soil & Animal Health”.

Featured speakers: Jerry Brunetti, World renown nutritional expert and Will Winter, Holistic Vet of 30 years. Topics include: global warming and topsoil loss, recognizing blocked and flowing chi of animals, omega 3’s and a chiropractic demostration on a cat.