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Turkey Tracks: Whole Foods’ Harmless Harvest Raw Coconut Water

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Turkey Tracks:  December 2, 2014

Harmless Harvest Raw Coconut Water

You may remember that I did a post recently on the best available coconut waters–and I listed several brands.

Friend Gina Caceci came for Thanksgiving–she’s a former (for me) Falls Church neighbor.  She had read my post, and after flying  into Portland and renting a car, she stopped by our nearest Whole Foods (2 hours away in Portland) and picked up a case of 8-ounce Harmless Harvest Coconut Water, which is completely raw.  She had preordered the case to be sure they had one on hand.


Harmless Harvest

And WOW! for the taste, too.

I find myself contemplating a road trip when this case is gone…

There is a short shelf life–and of course they have to be refrigerated.  So, I froze what we would not drink in the next few days.

Harmless Harvest in freezer

The pink ones are extra special because they have extra antioxidants.  Or that’s the claim…

There are a lot of pink ones in this case.

I have the most interesting sense of well-being after drinking the contents of one of these bottles.



Written by louisaenright

December 2, 2013 at 2:26 pm

Interesting Information: Did You Know?

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Interesting Information:  Did You Know?

Did You Know?


That SOY is being added to Whole Foods chicken, duck, and goose liver pates?


Yep!  Soy Protein Isolate (SPI)–which is a highly processed, industrial food which, according to Kaayla T. Daniel in THE WHOLE SOY STORY, is full of toxins and carcinogens.

Why?  To pad the real ingredients in order to make more money.

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Here are some other surprising places soy is found.

Celestial Seasons Teas (some) contain soy lecithin.

Vaccines can contain soy adjuvants.

Instant Oatmeal (which is a poor food choice to begin with) can contain SPI, partially hydrogenated soy oil (a trans fat) and high fructose corn oil.

Soft drinks (Mountain Dew Squirt, Fanta Orange, and other citrusy sodas) can contain brominated vegetable oil (first developed as a flame retardant)–which works to emulsify the citrus-like flavors.

Artificial fire logs and soy candles can put soy into the air you breath-which is a serious issue for those with soy allergens.

Corkboards and floor mats.

Meltaway cupcake liners.

Coated cast-iron cookware.

The takaway here:  keep reading labels as they change all the time.

This information was taken from “Soy Alert!” in the Summer 2013 “Wise Traditions,” the journal of the Weston A. Price Foundation–and was written by Kaayla T. Daniel.  This journal is fully available on-line.