How Some Conservatives Are Reacting to Michelle Obama’s “Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act”

A few days ago, I came across an article called, “Students in Full-Scale Revolt Against Michelle Obama.” Naturally, I was intrigued, and clicked on the link.

Upon arriving at the site, I quickly realized from its title, “ConservativeTribune.com” with the curious sub-heading, “In Defense of Western Civilization,” that anything written in this article would probably be heavily biased against Michelle Obama. And it was.

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A New Kind of Company: B Corporations

Peeled Snacks is a B Company- photo courtesy of emily-malloy.com

Peeled Snacks is a B Corporation- photo courtesy of emily-malloy.com

From Inc.com: 

The B Corporation- (The B stands for “beneficial.”) To become a certified B Corporation, a company must consider the interests of employees, the community, and the environment instead of worrying solely about shareholders. Those amendments, according to B Lab, will let entrepreneurs like Hannigan take on outside investors without worrying that their values will be compromised. “For us, this is a huge step forward,” says Hannigan, whose company recently became one of about two dozen certified B Corporations.

For more, go to Inc.com, then come back and tell me what you think! Do you think this is just a temporary trend, or will it last? Will it catch on, or is American society too obsessed with profit to take it seriously? 

27 Foods to Stop Buying from the Supermarket

Photo courtesy of IngredientMag.files.wordpress.com

Photo courtesy of IngredientMag.files.wordpress.com

From Reader’s Digest:

Cross these items off your grocery store list. Whether they’re rip-offs, fakes, drastically unhealthy, or just plan gross, here are the 27 foods you should never buy again.

“Blueberry” items- Blueberries are now in everything from your breakfast cereal to muffins, granola bars, and sauces—or are they? Turns out that most of the blueberry-flavored items on grocery store shelves don’t feature a single actually berry, just artificial blueberry flavor. Buy your own berries and add them to plain cereal for a real health boost.

Photo courtesy of Recipes.com

Photo courtesy of Recipes.com

Here’s a nice blueberry idea the article doesn’t mention: Top plain pancakes with heaps of REAL blueberries to make your own healthy blueberry pancakes! I do this all the time. You can vary this by using sliced bananas, strawberries, or any other fruits. It tastes really good and it’s healthy. Adding some whip cream is nice, too. Or, make your own pancakes (from scratch or a pancake mix) and add real blueberries into the batter.

Check out the rest of the article here.