About Jill Ettinger

Jill Ettinger Jill Ettinger is co-director of Eat Drink Better. She is the senior editor at EcoSalon.com and OrganicAuthority.com. A focus on food, herbs, wellness and world cultural expressions, Jill explores what our shifting food, healing systems and creative landscapes will look, sound and taste like in the future. Stay in touch on Twitter @jillettinger and .



Author Archives: Jill Ettinger

Blogger ‘The Blonde Vegan’ Gets the Vegan Diet Really, Really Wrong

July 3rd, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

Blogger Jordan Younger, best known as the “Blonde Vegan” recently confessed to her 70,000 followers that she’s given up on her vegan diet because of a battle with orotherexia—an eating disorder described as an obsession with eating only healthy foods. She's now just "The Blonde Veggie."


Jennifer Lopez Gets ‘On the Floor’ with Her Vegan Diet

June 28th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

Jennifer Lopez, the 44-year-old pop superstar is reportedly launching a line of vegan supplements. The news comes after Lopez went on a 22-day vegan diet in order to lose weight for her upcoming “AKA” album launch


Vegan Food to Get Its Own U.S. Supermarket

June 12th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

Long-time vegans would say it’s about time. And the wait is almost over for a store that only sells vegan food. That’s right. A vegan supermarket is coming to the U.S. But not until 2016.


Could Foodborne Illness Outbreaks be Stopped by Yelp?

May 31st, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

Yelp, the popular restaurant review (and other services) website, may be helpful in more ways than just showing you where to grab a delicious dinner. If you’ve ever scrolled through those reviews thinking that people were being dramatic when they claimed the food made them sick, you may want to take heed. Turns out the site may indirectly serve as a map to foodborne illness outbreaks


Gluten Sensitivity May Actually be from Another Component in Wheat

May 31st, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

Should you avoid gluten, a protein found in certain grains? Many people do, even if they’re not officially suffering from a gluten sensitivity or from celiac disease, a serious autoimmune disease that affects about one percent of the population. Gluten has become a pariah—blamed for a number of health issues that may not have scientific backing (such as weight gain, skin conditions and decreased cognitive function)



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