Archive for August, 2010
Tuesday, August 24th, 2010 | Our Best Advice | Comments Off
At ISA staffing we deal with the Best Jobs for the Best Nannies, Governess and other Childcare Workers along with placing the Top Private Chefs in the world in private homes, services we provide to clients for which we are famous (see our photo gallery). These great jobs (apply here) may include dealing with overseeing kids meals and their party events.
When I write that I enjoy bringing you latest TRENDS including allergy findings that could save a child’s life, it’s not only because of the professional love we have for our work and kids, it also effects each of us. TIPS for maintaining nutritious healthy foods and updates on food sensitivities are a must to share given the growing challenges.
According to Dr. Pamela Ewing, an allergy consultant at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, England, said the rise in cases appears to be outstripping even peanut allergies. Dr. Ewan sees more than 8,000 people with allergies a year. She said that most patients with reactions to fruit and vegetables were children, and the numbers are rising at alarming rates.
You read that correctly: fruits and vegetables are some of the newest culprits triggering heavy allergies, despite everyone thinking they’re unconditionally beneficial for us. What we fail to consider is GMO grown foods and the deplorable corporate politics of how they’ve entered our food supply. GMO is never healthy.
Most Kids love french fries. However, you’d be surprised to know the potato dishes served in restaurants (including those lovely French Fries cooked in Canola Oil) come from GMO grown produce. Potato is one of the most auto-immune inflaming foods causing allergies, fibromyalgia, and rheumatoid arthritic symptoms (as I personally came to discover with joint pain that disappeared once I stopped eating it and products with potato derived additives). Also be weary of sweet food additives KIDS are sensitive to, including products like catchup and candy bought at health food markets. Fructose corn syrup is under attack for getting it off the market as cause for much of childhood illness and obesity. Don’t fall for thinking that fructose sounds natural, then it must be ok to eat. A clever disguise of this additive is also being marketed under the name “corn sugar”.
Download the NON-GMO shopping guide – TIP: Use it when you write your shopping list. Keep it with you whenever you shop and buy products listed in the Guide. Store it inside your reusable shopping bag, or simply leave it in your car, or have it with your checkbook or credit cards holder. Even if your household only shops for organically grown products kids are still exposed at home, school, friends homes, out at the park, picnics, sports or other events, or having an ice-cream treat with toppings at the local store.
You get the idea how hard it is to control what hungry mouths ingest or eager arms are able to reach on a table in a blink of an eye. If we all do this together, the change accelerates. Soon, retailers will actively seek to have products that are NON-GMO and only organically grown. Meanwhile, find great recipes for homemade treats online that don’t include fructose syrup, the worst triggers according to Dr. Mercola (mercola.com)
Another TIP, when you have time watch this video on GMO foods and how affected we all are. There are beneficial trends, and then there are those which are deadly everyone needs to know about.
Order foods online that verify organically grown with stamped labels, and support websites providing such services, including getting their Email newsletters. Share them with others, teach KIDS you come in contact with and their parents, and send Our Best Advice link for TIPS they’ll enjoy knowing.
We cannot emphasize this enough. Certified organic products cannot be produced using GMO ingredients. Buy only products labeled “100% organic”, “organic,” or at least “made with organic ingredients.” Read more about organic standards… Tip 2: Look for “non-GMO” labels. Companies may voluntarily label products as “non-GMO.” Some labels state “non-GMO” while others spell out “Made Without Genetically Modified Ingredients.” Products that carry the Non-GMO Project Seal have third party verification as being in compliance with Non-GMO Project standards for GMO avoidance. Some products limit their claim to only one particular “At-Risk” ingredient such as soy lecithin, listing it as “non-GMO.” Look for dairy products labeled “No rBGH or rBST,” or “artificial hormone-free.”
• Corn flour, meal, oil, starch, gluten, and syrups
• Sweeteners such as fructose, dextrose, and glucose
• Modified food starch*
• Soy flour, lecithin, protein, isolate, and isoflavone
• Vegetable oil* and vegetable protein*
Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 | Our Best Advice | Comments Off
The study of Exoplanets (over 700 candidates discovered since 1995), is one of the most dynamic and exciting areas of modern astronomy ( more on exo-planets here). For those who don’t know, an exoplanet is one with conditions similar to Earth, friendly for life, and ones we’re seeking to create as future habitats for mankind. Some of our clients could afford to have their own planet, and are looking to the Cosmos as their next vacation trip!, and we’re ready to staff jobs anywhere in our galaxy and beyond (no, really).
What does this mean to our Jobs and new frontiers? Like in the days of the Wild West, we continue to evolve and change. Everything is different, we’re on the brink of a totally new world adventure. Don’t hesitate to take a job in a location elsewhere then what you had in mind, sometimes a new neighborhood can be more fun!
At ISA staffing we know that Jobs appear suddenly materialized out of the ethers. The best Job Offers come to us because we’re the original and renowned household work staffing agency, so register with us now to be prepared for interviews even if you’re not currently looking.
TIP – If you’re a Chef looking for work in private homes, be sure to keep up with latest trends. Some of the most innovative work is happening in restaurant decor and food experience as a combined food tableau. Macau will give Las Vegas a run for its money, setting trends in architecture and exotic vacation getaway spots, new culinary delights brought there by master Chefs.
As new dreams are created, so will the new work to take us higher — A Space Age of The Twenty-First Century. Chefs are already creating works of art as food we’ve never seen before, alchemical, sublime, and looking as if it belongs in The Alien Bar in Star Wars. Recently at The Grove Farmers Market, I saw visitors from Japan buying all the fruit their eager hands could reach. We have amazing produce all year round, and without effort, have everything at our finger tips to make fabulous food.
Despite the economy and restaurants closing left and right, new ones continue to pop up like popcorn. Menu offerings explore new themes of innovative flavors and drinks with beautiful presentation, artistry as we’ve never seen before. Like our domestic help employment agency, a notch above the rest.
Food glamour continues to grow just as Cirque de Soleil sets the high bar for new shows. Don’t be afraid to merge with transitional times. Whether the food is simple or high art, remember that great flavor, healthy, and innovative is key. If you have top references and excellent work experience, send us your application and resume, we’d love to get you your dream job.
Food inspires, food is art, cook for joy. I am reminded by a beautiful and most apropos Poem by Sri Chinmoy.
Sweet, Sweeter, Sweetest
Sweet is my Lord. Him I have realized as the Eternal Truth.
Sweeter is my Lord. Him I have realized as the only Doer.
Sweetest is my Lord. Him I have realized as the Enjoyer Supreme.
– by Sri Chinmoy
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