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Organic Foods

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  • Harford farms embrace sustainable agriculture without the 'organic' label

    Harford farms embrace sustainable agriculture without the 'organic' label
    Gone are the days when factory-produced food went unquestioned. In the age of GMOs and climate change theories, a growing number of consumers are demanding to know how their food gets from the ground to their dinner plates, and local farmers are ready...
  • Clermont teen competing in Miss America's Outstanding Teen competition

    Clermont teen competing in Miss America's Outstanding Teen competition
    CLERMONT — For Michaela McLean, 16, of Clermont, her performance this week could further her goal of helping teens get healthier with proper nutrition. Michaela, an eighth-generation Floridian who recently was crowned Miss Florida's Outstanding...
  • Whole Foods lowers sales projections; shares slip

    After a series of disappointing earnings reports, executives for Whole Foods Market hoped Wednesday's quarterly numbers would win back favor from investors. But while the Austin, Texas-based natural foods grocer did beat some Wall Street expectations for...
  • Jeanne Nolan, organic gardener

    Jeanne Nolan, organic gardener
    Jeanne Nolan still remembers when the light bulb went on. She was a Winnetka teenager trying to find her purpose and "really into the environment," Nolan says, "when nobody was talking about being 'green.' But I thought, 'Doesn't anyone on the North Shore...
  • Is 'raw' right for you?

    When food is still alive, you feel alive. "Cooked foods are grayer," says Wendy Landiak, the owner of Shankara Vegan Restaurant in south Bethlehem. "The more vibrant the food is the better it is for you." Landiak believes in harnessing the power of...
  • Juicing lets you drink the rainbow of fruits and vegetables

    Last year, Kim Wilcox and his wife, Tamara, were flipping TV channels when they stumbled on a movie with an attention-grabbing title: "Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead." The 2010 documentary follows Australian entrepreneur Joe Cross as he reboots his health...
  • Is organic chicken worth the price?

    Is organic chicken worth the price?
    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...
  • Organic foods are more nutritious, according to review of 343 studies

    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...
  • UC system aiming to reduce world hunger, improve food research

    UC system aiming to reduce world hunger, improve food research
    The University of California system is launching an effort to expand and focus research to help reduce world hunger, improve nutrition and aid farmers coping with climate change. UC President Janet Napolitano, in comments to be delivered Tuesday...
  • The cholesterol myth: Is sugar the big culprit?

    The cholesterol myth: Is sugar the big culprit?
    If you want to reduce your risk for the type of coronary heart disease often referred to as “clogging” or “hardening” of the arteries, should you reduce the amount of cholesterol, saturated fat or sugar in your diet? If you&...
  • Central Florida shoppers find more organic food on shelves

    Central Florida shoppers find more organic food on shelves
    Antibiotics, pesticides and hormones are not on anyone's grocery list, yet they are standard fare in the foods we eat. But that is changing in Central Florida and across the state, as buying organic becomes easier, and grocers such as Publix, Whole...