All throughout 2012, members of the Virtual Potluck group including myself have been working to improve ourselves via the Build a Better Me blogging challenge. Before 2012 comes to a close, I thought it would be a good idea to review the ways I said I wanted to Build a Better Me.
Month 1: Eat More [...]
This month for the Build a Better Me Blogging Challenge, I’ve decided to focus on eating more vegetarian meals. It’s not that I don’t like meat, I’m just trying to get into the habit of thinking of veggies as the main course. I’m hoping that eating meatless meals several times a week will help me [...]
I first learned about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) when I read Michael Pollan’s book The Omnivore’s Dilemma. GMOs occur when scientists merge the DNA from various living things to create new species that do not naturally occur. For example, they might design a potato plant that has insecticide built right in.
On the surface, this seems [...]