The Organic Controversy is growing nationally and internationally. Lines of thought are like moving lines in the sand. As a nation we are seeing younger and younger children declared obese. Children whose only nutritional source is breast milk or formula are being declared obese.
There has to be more to the epidemic than couch potatoes, starches and poor food choices. McDonald’s is growing it’s true. Yet when was the last time a baby on breast milk or formula ordered it from McDonald’s.
So what’s the cause?
What has changed in the last 100 plus years that has lead up to obesity being the number one US disease? What has lead to an increase in Alzheimer’s, Type 2 Diabetes, ADD and more?
What has lead to more and more mother’s crying over their babies cribs and wondering how they became such “bad” mothers? We blame ourselves of course. Doing too little – doing too much, always a criticism yet . . . maybe it’s greater than the single mother – the single family.
What does this truly mean?
As a country we are seeing obesity increase.
Monsanto is under scrutiny for increases in GMO foods and seeds.
Heritage seeds are becoming more valuable than diamonds.
Autism, ADD and processing disorders are seemingly increasing.
Are they connected?
No matter the truth one believes or how on perceives the research; there is a value to carefully (consciously) choosing the foods that go into our bodies. Value to being able to save seeds and grow healthy gardens for our communities and family.
My Mocha Frappuccino
Yield: 2 large glasses
Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 15 mins
- 1 In a blender, combine everything but the ice, whip cream and chocolate chips, and blend until sugar has dissolved.
- Add ice and blend until smooth (sometimes you will need a bit more ice).
- Stir in chocolate chips saving some to top off the whip cream with.