Cleaning up the grocery cart

Cleaning up the grocery cart

Like many children of the '70s, Mindy Greenberg grew up with pink hearts, yellow moons, orange stars and green clovers.

"Our pantry was full of beautiful colors — sugar cereal, Pop-Tarts and Cheetos," she said.

Beyond the plethora of processed foods, the family had a grapefruit tree in the yard, from which they'd pluck part of their breakfast. That tree planted the seeds that salvaged Greenberg's health when, 20 years later as a mom of three children, she was diagnosed with fibromyalgia. Popping pills to combat the aches and malaise, she still felt sluggish.

"I had a vicious inflammation process going on in my body," she said.

At the...