Entries by Jennifer Handy

Jennifer Handy is a freelance writer in the San Francisco Bay area. She holds a PhD from the University of Tulsa. She is interested in traditional foods, natural health, and the effects of the food processing industry. Many of her researched articles have been published in the journal of the Price-Pottenger Nutrition Foundation (PPNF).

The Various Names of Sugar

Cane sugar, raw sugar, rapadura, demerara, evaporated cane juice—are these just fanciful names to disguise the presence of ordinary sugar? Or are they actually different products? Unfortunately, many sugar products that are essentially the same go by a variety of… 0 Shares |

Nano-Free Cosmetics on the Rise?

Until recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given cosmetics manufacturers free reign to use new and largely untested ingredients; namely, nanoparticles. With the recent publication of two new regulations, the FDA is finally acknowledging the potential dangers… 0 Shares |