Whole Foods’ Greek Yogurt Nutrition – Too Good to Be True?

Whole Foods’ Greek Yogurt Nutrition – Too Good to Be True?

This is a guest blog post by Richard Perlmutter, MS This post is about an error in the Nutrition Facts sugars content of Whole Foods store brand nonfat plain Greek Yogurt. It has snowballed into a major public relations problem for … Continue reading

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MCT Oil: What Is It and Does It Work?

MCT Oil: What Is It and Does It Work?

This is a guest blog post by By Ginger Hultin, MS, RD, LDN. You may have noticed a new rack in the supplement section of your Whole Foods Market or health food store piled high with huge bottles of MCT … Continue reading

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Saturated Fat – Friend or Foe?

Saturated Fat – Friend or Foe?

The big news in the nutrition world this week is a meta-study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, claiming that saturated fat may not be as bad for people’s health as once thought. The researchers behind the study are … Continue reading

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Name These 3 Fruits (plus some thoughts about variety)

Name These 3 Fruits (plus some thoughts about variety)

Eating healthfully may seem boring after a while. The same salad every day for lunch, boring greens, an apple a day, etc… And all the while we are tempted with an endless stream of marketing messages to buy this or … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Bragging Rights

A Mother’s Bragging Rights

This is a guest blog post by Sally Kuzemchak, MS, RD and was originally posted here. There’s a brand new way to brag about our kids: Talk about how much they hate junk food. It’s not enough that we crow … Continue reading

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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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What Are Naked Calories?

What Are Naked Calories?

This is a guest blog post by Elisa Zied, MS, RD, CDN I was recently sent a copy of a new book, Naked Calories: How Micronutrients Can Maximize Weight Loss, Prevent Disease and Enhance Your Life. Here is my interview with the … 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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Getting Real in the Whole Foods Parking Lot

Getting Real in the Whole Foods Parking Lot

Check out this funny rap video that went viral. Some of the situations may seem really familiar to some of us. For example “Pay my eighty bucks for six things and get out…” Enjoy! Get Fooducated: iPhone App Android App … Continue reading

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Meet your Meat – Whole Foods Market’s 5-Step Animal Welfare Rating System

Meet your Meat – Whole Foods Market’s 5-Step Animal Welfare Rating System

Pushing the boundary on what foods are right to eat – from health, moral, and ecological perspectives – has been John Mackey’s mission since he opened the first Whole Foods Market over 30 years ago. Earlier this month, the grocery … Continue reading

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