3 Thoughts About Organic Fruits and Vegetables

3 Thoughts About Organic Fruits and Vegetables

This is a guest post by Lior Torenberg. The hype behind organic food is immense. While it was once limited to specialty grocery stores, it can now be found in virtually any grocery store (Walmart is the largest seller of … Continue reading

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Kaiser Permanente Warns Millions of Members: Avoid GMOs

Kaiser Permanente Warns Millions of Members: Avoid GMOs

Kaiser Permanente is the largest managed healthcare provider in the US, with just under 9 million members, and 15,000 physicians. In its fall newsletter, the non-profit warns people about GMOs and their dangers: GMOs have been added to our food … Continue reading

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Five Food and Nutrition Trends for the Next Decade

Five Food and Nutrition Trends for the Next Decade

While everyone is focusing on food trends for 2010 (see here and here), we took a riskier guess into trends for the next decade. We could be totally wrong, come back in December 2019 and let us know. * More … Continue reading

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Nature’s Path Organic Oatmeal – a Nutritious Breakfast? [Inside the Label]

Nature’s Path Organic Oatmeal – a Nutritious Breakfast? [Inside the Label]

The days are getting colder and many families are switching from breakfast cereal to hot oatmeal. We took a look at Nature’s Path Organic Instant Hot Oatmeal – Apple Cinnamon to see just how good it would be to start … Continue reading

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Why The Organic vs. Conventional Argument is Moot for Most People

Why The Organic vs. Conventional Argument is Moot for Most People

The blogosphere is in a frenzy. A new, comprehensive study from the UK, has proclaimed that there is no nutritional benefit to organic food, nor is there any health benefit. Organic supporters are tearing apart at the conclusions, while many … Continue reading

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Should There be a “Local” Label for Foods?

Should There be a “Local” Label for Foods?

Organic food gets a nice seal of approval from the USDA that we can all see on the package. And meats imported from abroad must be labeled with their country of origin. (COOL Legislation). But some markings on foods are … Continue reading

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Sustainability Label on Packaged Foods in 2009?

Sustainability Label on Packaged Foods in 2009?

Image via Wikipedia Sustainability has been a big buzzword in the last few years. The organic food movement has been preaching sustainable farming practices for over 50 years. And with local food growing in popularity over the past several years, … Continue reading

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