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Organic Foods

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  • Fitness as a religious duty

    When Jim Black leads people on a robust walk three times a week on the grounds of the 120-acre Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, he's got powerful company: God. The several dozen people who join him have shown up with the same hopes that anyone brings...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: A bumper crop at Mendocino Farms

    The Gossiping Gourmet: A bumper crop at Mendocino Farms
    A new sandwich shop has arrived in Orange County, and it is really like no other. Mendocino Farms is the creation of Mario del Pero and his wife, Ellen Chen. They opened their first unit in downtown Los Angeles and now have six more. A few weeks ago,...
  • What's the secret in Secret Chinese Delivery? Los Feliz, Silver Lake are finding out

    What's the secret in Secret Chinese Delivery? Los Feliz, Silver Lake are finding out
    Just about everybody I know in New York must get takeout of some sort two or three times a week. Most homes have a drawer stuffed with takeout menus. It’s a way of life. Not so much here. I know my New Yorker husband misses his Chinese takeout, so...
  • Hit the Green Spot

    Hit the Green Spot
    The man sitting next to us couldn't stop talking about his nutritionist. "My nutritionist said I shouldn't eat. ... My nutritionist said I should eat more. ... " You get the idea. I suspect his nutritionist would be quite happy with his choice of...
  • Organic agriculture attracts a new generation of farmers

    Organic agriculture attracts a new generation of farmers
    By 9 a.m., Jack Motter had been planting peas for hours. He pushed a two-wheeled contraption that deposited a seed every few inches along neat rows at Ellwood Canyon Farms, just outside Santa Barbara. As clouds gathered overhead, he picked up the pace...
  • Serve these 'superfoods' for heart health

    Source: Harvard Health Letter Start your day with a bowl of oatmeal and some orange wedges. Enjoy a hearty bowl of bean soup for lunch. Grab a handful of peanuts for a midafternoon snack. For dinner, tuck into some grilled salmon and spinach salad...
  • Enhance natural detox defense with a plant-rich diet

    Detoxification diets--lasting anywhere from a few days to a few weeks--are popular among celebrities who want to shed pounds or boost energy. These diets typically involve some kind of restricted eating regimen and sometimes require special supplements or...
  • Young and living on a tight budget? You can still eat healthy

    I never knew how expensive food could be until recently. After I graduated from college, I was going out and swiping a card to pay for meals like I always had. It didn't take long to realize that this was my actual money and not just my prepaid (by my...
  • Hillshire Brands to buy Van's Natural Foods for $165 million

    Hillshire Brands to buy Van's Natural Foods for $165 million
    Hillshire Brands Co., the maker of Jimmy Dean sausage links and Ball Park franks, said Monday it will pay $165 million to buy Van's Natural Foods from Catterton Partners, a private equity firm. The deal will add a line of healthful, frozen breakfast and...
  • Hillshire Brands, Treehouse Foods plan acquisitions

    Hillshire Brands, Treehouse Foods plan acquisitions
    Hillshire Brands Co. and TreeHouse Foods Inc. each announced an acquisition on Monday, the latest signals that companies want to cater to diners interested in better-for-you and convenient foods. Both companies have been using acquisitions to grow and...
  • Organic products grew to $35.1 billion in sales

    Organic products grew to $35.1 billion in sales
    Nationwide sales of organic products continued to experience healthy growth last year, jumping 11.5% to $35.1 billion, according to the Organic Trade Assn. The Washington-based group representing organic businesses said growth rates are expected to at...