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  • Fixation on healthy eating can turn very unhealthy

    Fixation on healthy eating can turn very unhealthy
    At the beginning, the goal seems innocent, smart even: a vow to eat more whole grains, or more fruits and vegetables. But healthy eating can turn rigid and confining, wiping out whole categories of food one by one — first anything with additives,...
  • Premium food on the plate in Niles high schools

    Premium food on the plate in Niles high schools
    For lunch, Josh Rivera chose a plate of saffron rice, Jerusalem salad and a Greek-marinated kebab of free-range chicken raised without the use of antibiotics. "Last year I used to get a burger and pizza, but they were really greasy," the Niles North High...
  • Organic food no healthier than non-organic: study

    Organic food no healthier than non-organic: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Organic produce and meat typically isn't any better for you than conventional varieties when it comes to vitamin and nutrient content, according to a new review of the evidence. But organic options may live up to their billing...
  • With no labeling, few realize they are eating genetically modified foods

    With no labeling, few realize they are eating genetically modified foods
    When a team of activists wearing white hazmat suits showed up at a Chicago grocery store to protest the sale of genetically modified foods, they picked an unlikely target: Whole Foods Market. Organic foods, by definition, can't knowingly contain...
  • Pantry Raid: A diet of good intentions

    Pantry Raid: A diet of good intentions
    Most of us are too plump and are overly fond of snacks, fast food — and food in general. So why did two lean young women who dine on smoothies and organic fruits and vegetables (how unimpeachable does that sound) seek help cleaning up their act?...
  • Natural foods: Eating up the trends

    Natural foods: Eating up the trends
    Remember chia pets? Rinsing your hair with beer? Food that's just food — no soy protein isolate, xanthan gum, red dye No. 40 or mystery ingredients from the Amazon rain forest? Well, chia is back, big time (the seeds, not the chia pets). And so is...
  • Is organic really worth it?

    Is organic really worth it?
    Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post. This week, Shanti Lewis, RD, CNSD, CSP, weighs in on organic food. Should you choose the organic strawberries versus conventional ones? Both are bright and...
  • The new definition of luxury: Discounted, personalized and green

    The new definition of luxury: Discounted, personalized and green
    For some people, luxury is still what it was before the recession: $2,295 python satchels from Michael Kors, $62,000 Porsche Spyder sports cars, $500 spa days in Beverly Hills. But most Americans would beg to differ, according to a report from the...
  • Campbell Soup goes healthy with $1.55-billion Bolthouse Farms buy

    Campbell Soup goes healthy with $1.55-billion Bolthouse Farms buy
    Campbell Soup Co., maker of canned soups and packaged cookies, is moving in a fresher and more healthful direction with its $1.55-billion purchase of Bakersfield, Calif.-based Bolthouse Farms. Now approaching its 100th anniversary, Bolthouse was among...
  • Movie review: 'Farmageddon'

    Movie review: 'Farmageddon'
    Kristin Canty's "Farmageddon" is well-titled. It's an eye-popping wake-up call revealing how the USDA and FDA have increasingly waged war on America's small farmers even when they can prove they are contributing healthful products to our food supply. The...
  • Maryland companies show off wares at Natural Products Expo

    Maryland companies show off wares at Natural Products Expo
    Organic products and those without preservatives and harsh processing remain big business in the United States — with $81 billion in sales last year — despite a tough economy. Sales in stores, online and in practitioners' offices were up 7...