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Organic Foods

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  • Top cardiologist touts vegan diet to patients

      Top cardiologist touts vegan diet to patients
    Dr. Kim Williams thought he followed a heart-healthy diet: He avoided red meat and fried foods. He ate his chicken breast without the skin. But in 2003, the Chicago cardiologist realized his level of LDL, the so-called "bad" cholesterol, was too high....
  • Mackey's $12 billion Whole Foods empire started with one store

    John Mackey had just turned 25 when he opened a small vegetarian food market in an old Victorian house in Austin, Texas. His business partner and girlfriend, Renee Lawson, was 21. Fast-forward 36 years, and Mackey has grown Whole Foods Market into a...
  • 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...
  • Expo to showcase all things 'natural'

    Expo to showcase all things 'natural'
    After three years mixing, bottling and boxing natural personal care products to be sold in local shops at their home in Annapolis, Robert and Zoe Benzinger are poised for bigger things. For the first time their company, eco-armour, will be among the...
  • Sugar is Sweet, but is it OK to Eat?

    Sugar is Sweet, but is it OK to Eat?
    Sugar gets a lot of attention when it comes to a child’s diet.  It makes kids hyper, causes cavities, makes them fat and the list goes on. Also, artificial sweeteners are good one day and bad the next. So how do we know what is true?  Is it OK for...
  • General Mills in agreement to buy organic snack maker Annie's

    General Mills in agreement to buy organic snack maker Annie's
    General Mills Inc. has agreed to acquire Annie’s Inc., one of the largest producers of natural and organic branded food, in a deal worth $820 million. The deal announced Monday comes as sales of organic food continue to grow rapidly in the...
  • 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&...
  • Creativity, comfort thrive at the top 11 South Florida restaurants

    Creativity, comfort thrive at the top 11 South Florida restaurants
    This is part two of a five-part series: Top 55 places to go in Southeast Florida. Did someone say “Let’s eat”? Dining out in South Florida offers an array of limitless options, but who has limitless time to go through all of them?...
  • Butter's comeback is churning big sales

    Butter's comeback is churning big sales
    From dairy giant Land O'Lakes to tiny creameries, the butter business is booming. Per capita U.S. butter consumption has hit highs not seen in about 40 years. The once demonized fat is downright de rigueur in cooking circles, a star on celebrity chef...
  • Burrito Box: A hot and melty burrito from a gas station vending machine

    Burrito Box: A hot and melty burrito from a gas station vending machine
    There is a vending machine at a Mobil gas station in West Hollywood that sells sustainable burritos. Next to the racks of shiny bags of chips and candy, just inside the sliding door, there's a large orange Burrito Box with a touch screen.  It's like a...
  • 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...