Category: Food for Thought

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Food for Thought Takes on Sugar

That Sugar Film is an entertaining documentary in which a young man (Damon Gameau) experiments on himself to see what effect a high-sugar diet has on his body. The film reveals the hidden sugars in many processed foods, even supposedly healthy ones, and includes two road trips to places where the population has been damaged by […]

Food for Thought- a Healthier You, a Healthier Planet

Did you know that the average human body is composed of approximately 37 trillion cells and every single cell depends on omega-3 fatty acids to function properly. This is exactly why our bodies need omega-3 fatty acids for optimal functioning. However, even with a healthy diet, it’s difficult to obtain enough omega nutrition to keep your […]

Afternoon at the Movies

Join the Food for Thought folks for an afternoon at the movies on October 16th at 1:00 PM. Grab a snack or bring your lunch.  The movie will be shown in Room L and run about an hour and a half, followed by a discussion on the veranda.  This award-winning movie, EATING OUR WAY TO […]

Food for Thought – A Healthier You, A Healthier Planet

Are you worried about climate change? Are you concerned about your own personal health? Many of us don’t realize it, but our own health and our planet’s health are interconnected, and our current food production systems greatly impact the global environment. Although the Inflation Reduction Act reduces our carbon footprint, this bill leaves out a […]

Food For Thought Returning May 12th!

It’s time to gather in person once again! For our next Food For Thought – A Healthier You, a Healthier Planet meeting we will gather in Room L on Thursday, May 12th at 6:00 PM.  It’ll be great to see everyone again!  Please bring your own dinner or a healthy snack to munch on.  Along with striving to […]

Food for Thought

Do you react to some processed foods that say, “NO MSG” on the label?  Do you read the labels on foods, but are not really sure what they all mean?  February’s topic for Food for Thought – a Healthier You, a Healthier Planet is about the Truth In Labeling on the processed foods that we eat.  It is so […]

Ethical Eating Evenings at UUCT!

In January, when we gathered for an Ethical Eating Evening, we viewed the video, Wasted! The Story of Food Waste.  We learned about the amount of food waste in our society and how by cutting back on food waste, we will be helping hungry people, animals and climate change, as well! Please join us this month […]

Ethical Eating

Ethical Eating Evenings – Friday November 22nd at 6:00 pm. We had a lovely Ethical Eating gathering on the evening of October 25th, when we all shared a bountiful plant-based meal.  After our dinner, Ed Oaksford made a presentation discussing the following four ethical reasons to adopt a plant-based diet. First of all, a whole-food plant-based […]