RD reviewed: Healthy Finds at the NYC Vegetarian Food Festival

RD reviewed: Healthy Finds at the NYC Vegetarian Food Festival

This is a guest post by Jackie Topol, MS, RD, CDN, a clinical dietitian at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Last week I attended the NYC Vegetarian Food Festival, which boasted a wide variety of new products out on the market. The two-day … Continue reading

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If You Need to Ask, It’s Probably Genetically Modified

If You Need to Ask, It’s Probably Genetically Modified

Many Fooducate community members and app users email us asking why we don’t focus more on the issue of genetically modified foods. More specifically, they’d like to see our mobile app notify them if a product is GM or not. … Continue reading

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We’ve all been GMO’ed. Now What?

We’ve all been GMO’ed. Now What?

GMO foods are a hotly debated topic in the past few years, and especially in the last month. We haven’t addressed this issue and thought it might be time to share some thoughts. GMO (Genetically modified organism) or GE (genetically … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Market Pilots Non-GMO Labels

Whole Foods Market Pilots Non-GMO Labels

Heard about GMO? Genetically modified organisms are plants or animals that have had their DNA altered through gene splicing techniques. This enable scientists to insert the DNA from one species into that of another in order to obtain a certain … Continue reading

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Your Food – How do you KNOW if it’s NON GMO? [New Whole Foods Market Program]

Your Food – How do you KNOW if it’s NON GMO? [New Whole Foods Market Program]

Always at the forefront, Whole Foods Market is introducing a new label designed to inform consumers that a product has not been made from genetically modified ingredients. The label above will be plastered on Whole Food’s “365″ home brand products … Continue reading

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