| Sep 30, 2014
| 12:55 PM
From fruits and vegetables to meat and cheese, organic foods are in high demand. But what about organic highlights?
The trend has hit Howard County, with some local salons either switching their product lines or opening up to cater to the organic-minded...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 2:12 PM
A second-grader's reputation for being a picky eater is crumbling like a sugar cookie at Anne M. Jeans School in Willowbrook.
On Friday, 7-year-old Jamarcus Spencer devoured an organic hot dog that is on the menu because the school is working to provide...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Health-food stores are excellent sources for hard-to-find grains and other foods used in ethnic recipes.
Chamberlin's Natural Foods: 430 N. Orlando Ave., Winter Park (Winter Park Village), 407-647-6661; 7600 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Orlando (The Marketplace)...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 7:09 AM
Nutritional studies and an increase in consumer knowledge have put the benefits of organic and all-natural foods in the national spotlight. If simpler ingredients are proven to be healthier for humans, should we consider the same standards for our pets?...
| Oct 7, 2014
•Name: Meagan Kress
•Favorite exercise routine: "Insanity" workout.
•Major exercise accomplishment: Being able to run 4 miles without having the urge to stop for a break.
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Seaweed asserts its umami magic in this beautiful noodle-edamame salad recipe. Several types of dried seaweed are available in natural foods markets -- arame and dulse (sometimes called "sea vegetables") are two of the most common. Snipped pieces of...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 11:05 AM
If it says it's organic, gluten-free, vegan, kale-infused, protein-rich and goji-laced, it's got to be good for you, right?
Not so fast.
These buzzwords line grocery store shelves these days, and, yes, some of these products are good for you. But some...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 5:12 PM
General Mills Inc. has made strong commitments this year to natural and organic foods. It took genetically modified ingredients out of its signature cereal brand Cheerios and then doubled down on its organic lineup by striking an $820-million deal for...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Reports in the media of a coming bee-apocalypse would particularly concern residents of the Sunshine State. Florida is home to a booming $9 billion citrus industry employing nearly 76,000 locals. As several citrus varieties require honeybee pollination to...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Most everyone who has ever selected their fruits and vegetables from the "organic" section while grocery shopping probably thought they were doing something good for their bodies and the environment.
Yet the question of whether organic foods are in fact...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Just because a chicken is labeled "organic" does not mean that the bird on your plate lived a bucolic farm life before you cooked it.
To officially be called "organic," the animal must be fed organic food (grown with no pesticides), receive no...