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Organic Foods

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  • Inspiring Good Health One Step at a Time

    Inspiring Good Health One Step at a Time
    Healthy living and eating is a hot topic these days. Leading the charge is Carolyn Scott-Hamilton, better known as the Healthy Voyager, who has spent over a decade inspiring people to live well, one veggie at a time. As a respected expert in the fields of...
  • United Natural Foods slumps following 2Q report

    United Natural Foods Inc. said Monday the weakened Canadian dollar is still hurting its business, and its shares slumped in aftermarket trading. The natural and specialty foods distributor's fiscal second-quarter results were about equal to Wall Street...
  • What is 'natural food?' Even the people who make it aren't sure

    What is 'natural food?' Even the people who make it aren't sure
    If you are confused about what a "natural" food is, turns out you're in good company. So are the food-makers whose advertising depends on the description. At the nation's largest annual gathering of organic and "natural" food makers, doubts are rife...
  • Past inductees

    Past inductees
    Past inductees 2014 John Rife, developer of East End Market, Orlando Lee & Rick's Oyster Bar, Orlando Spanish Sugar Mill and Griddle House, DeLeon Springs Eddie Nickell and Nicholas Olivieri, Funky Monkey Restaurant Group, Orlando Dale...
  • Barrington families learn about teamwork, nutrition at Family Fitness Night

    Barrington families learn about teamwork, nutrition at Family Fitness Night
    Teamwork, nutrition, exercise and mindfulness were the themes for the third annual Family Fitness Night at Barbara Rose Elementary School on Feb. 27. Despite the single-digit temperatures, Barrington families gathered at Rose to learn about the benefits...
  • Getting a handle on proposed U.S. Dietary Guidelines

    It's time again to anticipate the release of a new set of official U.S. Dietary Guidelines. The guidelines, which inform federal food and nutrition education programs, are updated every five years. A government advisory committee submitted its report...
  • Healthy aging made simple: Tips from a geriatrician

    SAN JOSE, Calif. When geriatrician Mehrdad Ayati first met Lee Katz in 2011, he encountered yet another patient and her spouse who were in despair over the conflicting and contradictory information they received in her care. The Menlo Park woman was in a...
  • Anti-vaccine mothers discuss their thinking amid backlash

    Anti-vaccine mothers discuss their thinking amid backlash
    One is a businesswoman and an MBA graduate. Another is a corporate vice president. The third is a registered nurse. These three mothers — all of them educated, middle-class professionals — are among the vaccine skeptics who have been...
  • Learn how to stay in the sodium safe zone

    How's your sodium intake? Most health-conscious adults already know that sodium raises blood pressure--and that high blood pressure, in turn, boosts the risk of heart disease and stroke. As for how much sodium an individual ingests from all sources, it'...
  • '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...