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Organic Foods

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  • 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...
  • Why isn't more wine 'organic'?

    Why isn't more wine 'organic'?
    This sounds familiar: a national consumer group is fighting to maintain organic standards against industry people who want to weaken them. But when it comes to "organic wine," the well-meaning consumers may actually be discouraging more organic farming....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rice? Soy? Goat? Knowing your 'milk' options

    Rice? Soy? Goat? Knowing your 'milk' options
    If you've strolled past the dairy case lately, you might have noticed that it has grown to ranch-size proportions. Dozens of products are labeled "milk," and they spill over onto the nonrefrigerated shelves. Gone are the days when selecting a carton of...
  • 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...
  • Welcome fall with a healthy recipe: Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Tomato Coulis and Tarragon & Poblano Chili Oil

     
    Dr. Michael Fenster,MD, interventionalcardiologist and chef, shares his Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Tomato Coulis and Tarragon & Poblano Chili Oil, proving healthy does not mean bland. We all want to eat better but most of us think that eating...
  • Food-stamp follow up

     
    Laurel W. of Evanston takes issue with my endorsement of a plan to limit further the sorts of items that food-stamp recipients can purchase: Normally I like your column but this week it made my blood boil. Thanks for wanting......