Entries for the Tag: Health And Wellness

The new front in the culture wars: food
The new front in the culture wars: food
By Brent Cunningham and Jane Black

If you shelled out $10 a pound for a…

Claiming Health: Front-of-Package Labeling of Children’s Food
Claiming Health: Front-of-Package Labeling of Children’s Food

Parents shouldn’t look to the labels on the front of food package for guidance on picking the healthiest products…

Food News Update: Organic Milk Healthier Than Regular
Food News Update: Organic Milk Healthier Than Regular

Greener Pastures: Study Shows Organic Milk Healthier than Conventional

A recent study published in the…

We Stand in Opposition to GE Alfalfa
We Stand in Opposition to GE Alfalfa

Every once in a while an issue comes along that is so shockingly wrong, that people seem…

Government’s Dietary Advice: Eat Less
Government’s Dietary Advice: Eat Less

As the nation’s obesity crisis continues unabated, federal regulators on Monday issued their bluntest nutrition advice to date: drink…

Sports Bars for Foodies
Sports Bars for Foodies

Sports Bar Menus Change, but Not Too Much

THE shiny 10-inch-wide tin of nachos enticing Carolyn Thalin at…

Why aren’t GMO foods labeled?
Why aren’t GMO foods labeled?

If you want to avoid sugar, aspartame, trans-fats, MSG, or just about anything else, you read the label. If…

UN Report Says Economic Growth and Sustainability Critically Linked
UN Report Says Economic Growth and Sustainability Critically Linked

The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) released a report last week arguing the risks we face today are…

Sky Vegetables: Hydroponic rooftop farming for urban centers
Sky Vegetables: Hydroponic rooftop farming for urban centers

Most of us think of vegetables as being firmly rooted in the ground. Of course, congested urban areas usually…

Slaughterhouse Shortage Stunting Area’s Eat-Local Movement
Slaughterhouse Shortage Stunting Area’s Eat-Local Movement

One might expect the Bay Area — as the epicenter of the eat-local movement and a region…

Infographic: The Carbon Footprints of 20 Foods, Shown as Car-Miles
Infographic: The Carbon Footprints of 20 Foods, Shown as Car-Miles

A new Environmental Working Group report on the climate and health impacts of meat is stylish and smart, as…

AmpleHarvest.org: Connecting Local Gardeners with Local Food Pantries
AmpleHarvest.org: Connecting Local Gardeners with Local Food Pantries

 

MyFreshLocal.com loves AmpleHarvest.org, a site with its own “find and find out” resources that connect gardeners with…

Bittman: Brown rice “not just for hippies any more”
Bittman: Brown rice “not just for hippies any more”

Brown rice doesn't have to be a bland substitute tacked on to a meal to add a healthy element.

10 fresh and organic food delivery services worth checking out
10 fresh and organic food delivery services worth checking out

Home delivery of fresh and organic foods meet a real need for busy people and families. We hope this…