Five Healthy Bread Ideas

Five Healthy Bread Ideas

New here?  Get our iPhone or Android App to scan & choose healthy groceries!  Walking through the bread aisle at the grocery store can be EXTREMELY daunting.  Shelves and shelves worth of different brands of bread with slightly different packaging can make anyone’s grocery … Continue reading

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Hey, Is That Poop On Your Chicken?

Hey, Is That Poop On Your Chicken?

About 50% of supermarket bought poultry is contaminated with fecal matter. This, according to a recent report by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM). Poultry was purchased from 15 grocery chains in 10 cities across the country and sent … Continue reading

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Public Pressure Works: Grocery Retailers Pulling Pink Slime

Public Pressure Works: Grocery Retailers Pulling Pink Slime

Not two weeks have passed since Americans became familiarized with the pink slime found in our ground beef, and major supermarket chains have publicly come out stating they will not be selling pink slime products anymore. This is a huge win for … Continue reading

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NuVal Nutrition Ratings Added to Texas Grocery Chain

NuVal Nutrition Ratings Added to Texas Grocery Chain

Nuval, the nutrition rating system that scores product from 0-100, announced this week the addition of a fourth supermarket chain as a partner – United Supermarkets, LLC of Lubbock, Texas, which operates 50 stores under the United Supermarkets, Market Street, … Continue reading

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Food Labeled as Humane Growing in Popularity

Food Labeled as Humane Growing in Popularity

One of the hottest trends right now in food marketing is informing consumers that the animal product they are purchasing was derived from an animal that was humanely raised and treated.This includes, dairy, eggs, poultry, beef, pork, and other meats. … Continue reading

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Top Supermarkets Ranking Published by Consumer Reports

Top Supermarkets Ranking Published by Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports’ upcoming May issue will include an extensive report on supermarkets. [subscription required] The good folks at CR surveyed over 32,000 shoppers across the nation to come up with a ranking of the 59 largest chains. The ranking criteria … Continue reading

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Supermarkets as Psychology Labs

Supermarkets as Psychology Labs

Why do all supermarkets seem the same? Whether Safeway, Walmart, Shoprite or Publix, there’s a certain format they all adhere to. According to a recent article in the Economist: It is because they are all versed in the science of … Continue reading

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America’s Top Ten Healthy Supermarket Chains

America’s Top Ten Healthy Supermarket Chains

A recent presentation at health.com dished out the grocery chains most focused on improving consmers’ nutrition and health. Here’s a quick rundown on the list: 1. Whole foods, 279 stores nationwide – the “Rolls Royce” of healthy eating. 2. Safeway, … Continue reading

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