Bonvie Blog

Linda and Bill Bonvie, are two of the more consistent contributors to the CFH project Food Identity Theft, and co-authors of Badditives! The 13 Most Harmful Food Additives in Your Diet and How to Avoid Them and Chemical-Free Kids: How to Safeguard Your Child’s Diet and Environment. We are excited that these tireless health-freedom advocates will be sharing insights and information that will help us understand better what we put into our bodies, so we can make more informed decisions about maintaining health and wellness. Check back frequently for new posts, and review past ones, below.

21 Jan: The Bonvie Blog: Monosodium Glutamate, or MSG

Here’s the best New Year’s resolution you can make BY LINDA BONVIE If you made a New Year’s resolution, probably by now the enthusiasm in following this self-improvement ritual has slowly faded into the humdrum of daily life. But I’m here to help revitalize things. It’s not too late to make one of the best New Year’s resolutions of all….

19 Dec: The Bonvie Blog: Flu Vaccination

The flu vaccination: a shot in the dark that misses by a mile By LINDA BONVIE By now the flu-shot propaganda machine is in full swing. The truth is we can’t go anywhere after summer folds its tent without being bombarded with a pitch to get one of these jabs. So, should you? Will that needle poke be the extra…

19 Nov: The Bonvie Blog: Lectin

Have a happy lectin-, gluten-, additive-free Thanksgiving! By LINDA BONVIE Let me start by saying that consuming unadulterated food has become increasingly challenging. And as we enter the “eating season” that begins with Thanksgiving, complications can heat up at a rapid pace. If you’re not careful, a “traditional” Thanksgiving meal can easily become a “chemical feast,” to borrow the title…

07 Oct: The Bonvie Blog: Partially Hydrogenated Oils

Partially Hydrogenated Oils Are Now Banned, Right? Well, Yes — Only Not Quite By LINDA and BILL BONVIE They’re supposed to be history by now. We’re talking about the particularly dangerous class of food additives known as partially hydrogenated oils, or PHOs, which are the result of solidifying a vegetable oil by infusing it with hydrogen gas. Long used to…

29 Aug: The Bonvie Blog: HFCS

New Study Finds that Fructose Fuels Cancer Cells By LINDA and BILL BONVIE Canadian Sol Orwell may not be any relation to the late British author George Orwell, but some of the statements made on the website he co-founded seven years ago, Examine.com – an endeavor which he says is intended to rebut “outlandish claims” on topics like health, nutrition…

28 Jun: The Bonvie Blog: Vanishing Act

‘Disappearance’ of GMOs, Monsanto, Should Be No Cause for Complacency By LINDA and BILL BONVIE You might think of it as a kind of double disappearing act – a pair of closely related evil entities now on the verge of vanishing before our very eyes. We’re talking about the man-made mutations commonly known as genetically modified organisms, or GMOs (often…

10 Apr: The Bonvie Blog: Read Your Labels Day 2018

‘Read Your Labels Day’ – Now More Important Than Ever! By LINDA BONVIE and BILL BONVIE What makes this April 11, Citizens for Health’s sixth annual Read Your Labels Day, perhaps the most important one yet? Two developments, actually. One is a USDA decision to override the National Organics Standards Board’s (NOSB) vote (taken well over a year ago) to…

07 Apr: The Bonvie Blog: Read Your Labels Day Is Coming

Read Your Labels Day Six years ago, Citizens for Health designated April 11 as “Read Your Labels Day,” #RYLD, an event to shine a spotlight on the importance of reading the most vital part of a food package – not the “Nutrition Facts” label, not the advertising copy on the front, not the pretty pictures of fruits or veggies —…

28 Mar: The Bonvie Blog: Alzheimer’s

Is a New Drug Strategy Really What We Need to Prevent Alzheimer’s?  By LINDA BONVIE and BILL BONVIE So what’s up with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)? An agency that has been derelict in its duties of protecting the public for quite some time now appears to have gone completely off the rails (as have other regulatory entities) since…