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Organic Foods

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  • Food Label Confusion

    Food Label Confusion
    Great, more label reading, just what I wanted! My dad was a big believer in the clean plate club.  When I was little, my mom would make us a balanced meal, generally consisting of some meat, a veggie and a carb.  My siblings and I were expected to eat...
  • A Growing Demand For Pasture-Raised, Grass-Fed Beef in CT

    A Growing Demand For Pasture-Raised, Grass-Fed Beef in CT
    Connecticut isn't exactly the sort of place you'd expect to find herds of organically raised cattle grazing in wide-open pasture lands. The terms "grass-fed" and "pasture-raised" beef tend to conjure images of sprawling Western ranches rather than our...
  • Best Health Food Store

    Best Health Food Store
    1) Whole Foods 50 Raymond Road  West Hartford (860) 523-8500 340 N. Main St.  West Hartford  (860) 523-7174 55 Welles St.  Glastonbury  (860) 652-9800 www.wholefoodsmarket.com   2) Trader Joe's   3) It's Only Natural Food Market  
  • 'Functional food' hits the spot for those with an appetite for health

     'Functional food' hits the spot for those with an appetite for health
    More than ever, people are getting the message that food can improve health, and research continues to show that nutrition plays a crucial role in the prevention of disease, especially chronic disease. And if you've been paying attention to that message,...
  • Small, local and delicious health food thrives in L.A. area

    Small, local and delicious health food thrives in L.A. area
    Where I grew up in New York City, every corner bodega seemed to keep the same mysterious cookies by the register. They looked like oversized, homemade Fig Newtons and sat in short stacks above the name-brand candy, encased in plastic wrap and devoid of...
  • Review: 'The Modern Savage' by James McWilliams

    Review: 'The Modern Savage' by James McWilliams
    James McWilliams is a hard guy to figure out. For more than five years, he's been cranking out contrarian essays that take aim at sustainable food's sacred cows: pastured livestock, organic produce, local food and, yes, even farmers markets. The usual...
  • Venezia: A tasty visit to Orange Coast College

     Venezia: A tasty visit to Orange Coast College
    The holiday season is a time for good food and getting together with friends. So when Doug Bennett, executive director of college advancement at Orange Coast College, and Liz Parker, an OCC Foundation specialist, invited me to lunch and tour their...
  • Nutritional experts say it's time to stop fearing fat

    PHILADELPHIA Those seeking the keys to a healthy diet these days face a predicament. Decades of studies have produced vast stores of data about the foods and nutrients likely to enhance and extend life. But any attempt to retrieve this vital knowledge...
  • Maligned hemp seed has a raft of health, environmental benefits

    In the past, hemp has gotten a bad rap because of its close relative, marijuana. However, while both plants are in the cannabis family, they're very different. Unlike marijuana, hemp seeds contain only 0.001 percent of the active compound...
  • Menu labeling popular with consumers

    More than half of Americans say they already have enough information at restaurants to decide whether they are making a healthy purchase. But they want even more. According to an Associated Press-GfK poll conducted in December, most Americans favor...
  • Orange tahini sauce brings zip to millet dish

     Orange tahini sauce brings zip to millet dish
    I just returned from Naturally Well by the Sea (naturallywellbythesea.com), a wellness and weight-loss retreat on the oceanfront in Pompano Beach, Fla. I ate wonderful organic food, took some exercise classes, listened to lectures on health and nutrition,...