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Organic Foods

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  • Commentary: Preventing illness begins in the produce aisle

    *This post has been corrected, as noted below. For many American families, a healthy lifestyle begins at the supermarket. Nowhere else are more crucial decisions made about our overall health than in the aisles of the local grocery store. Whether you...
  • Longtime hospital trustee is into organic food

    Longtime hospital trustee is into organic food
    CLERMONT — Susan McLean affectionately calls her pet project "The Big House." McLean, 68, has been on the board of trustees at South Lake Hospital for about 26 years, 10 of those years in her current position as chairman. She's seen a lot of...
  • French fine dining in Fountain Hill

    This holiday season, take a trip to Paris without leaving the Lehigh Valley at Saranda's on Broadway in Fountain Hill. The fine-dining restaurant serving contemporary French cuisine held a soft opening Thursday at 1028 Broadway, the former space of...
  • Sharing Unreliable Web Rubbish Can Make Us Stupid

    Sharing Unreliable Web Rubbish Can Make Us Stupid
    As a scientist and a smart-phone toting Millennial, I've grown increasingly disturbed by articles and listicles shared on my Facebook newsfeed from sites such as Naturalnews.com, Motherearthnews.com, and Mercola.com. These sites typically feature articles...
  • General Mills shareholders reject proposal to dump GMOs

    General Mills shareholders reject proposal to dump GMOs
    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...
  • The organic label and the fine print

    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...
  • Venezia: A tasty visit to Orange Coast College

     Venezia: A tasty visit to Orange Coast College
    The holiday season is a time for good food and getting together with friends. So when Doug Bennett, executive director of college advancement at Orange Coast College, and Liz Parker, an OCC Foundation specialist, invited me to lunch and tour their...
  • Maligned hemp seed has a raft of health, environmental benefits

    In the past, hemp has gotten a bad rap because of its close relative, marijuana. However, while both plants are in the cannabis family, they're very different. Unlike marijuana, hemp seeds contain only 0.001 percent of the active compound...
  • Menu labeling popular with consumers

    Menu labeling popular with consumers
    More than half of Americans say they already have enough information at restaurants to decide whether they are making a healthy purchase. But they want even more. According to an Associated Press-GfK poll conducted in December, most Americans favor...
  • Workout Achiever: Running 4 miles without taking a break is huge for me!

    Workout Achiever: Running 4 miles without taking a break is huge for me!
    •Name: Meagan Kress •Age: 29 •Hometown: Catasauqua •Favorite exercise routine: "Insanity" workout. •Major exercise accomplishment: Being able to run 4 miles without having the urge to stop for a break. •Proudest...
  • Bark! unleashes eco-friendly pet products with new Catonsville location

    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?...