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A new study confirmed what organic advocates have been saying for years: people who eat an organic diet have fewer toxic pesticides in our bodies.
What is sustainable food? I’ve been writing about good eating for awhile, but I still have to ponder its meaning. Here’s what a group of green teens think.
This weeks food news features amazing things, appalling things, and things to make you go hmm. Read on, for the week’s top news in food! Real Food For the Win! Plant Based Diet Reverses Heart Disease — New research adds to the body of data supporting plant-based yum as a means of dealing with heart […]
The National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) meeting, that took place this week in San Antonio, Texas, is sparking controversy over the future of organic food.
The organic food industry may be growing faster than any other segment in recorded history, but these day, it turns out more people are shopping for “non-GMO” products, even though they’re not exactly sure what it means.
When I started my real food journey, I had to research what words like “cage free” and “grass fed” meant. And then I found The Lexicon of Sustainability.
Most of the meat you eat comes from factory farming. Peruse this infographic to learn why you should care and what you can do given your new knowledge.
New research shows that people report that organic food tastes healthier than its conventional counterparts. When trying food – even junk food – with an organic label, participants guessed that the food was lower in fat and calories than food with a conventional label.
Mark your calendars for October 24th my friends. Food Day has been around in one form or another since 1975. Its organizers describe it as “a nationwide celebration and movement for healthy, affordable, and sustainable food.” This year’s theme is “Eat Real.”
This green diva has to weigh in on all the buzz and banter about the latest study from Stanford about the lack of nutritional benefit from eating organic food. There is a lot of evidence that I wasn’t the only one irritated and quite surprised to see how this study was spun into a pro-chemical pesticide and fertilizer piece.
I have enjoyed a virtually exclusive organic diet for the past 30 years. But I was deeply unsettled by a September 4 New York Times article and a similar Associated Press story casting doubt on the value of an organic diet.
Occupy Monsanto is an internationally decentralized movement seeking to force GMO labeling and keep big biotech’s influence out of food policy in government.