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10 Foods To Eat For An Energy Boost

Thrive Market | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Thrive Market

There are other foods that provide that same, lasting jolt. You don't need that afternoon latte to perk you up -- just work in one of these healthy snacks.

Most Foods Labeled 'Natural' Actually Contain GMOs

Reuters | Posted 12.07.2014 | Business

By Carey Gillam Oct 7 (Reuters) - A majority of U.S. packaged foods labeled as "natural" and tested by Consumer Reports actually conta...

The Real Food Cookbook: Traditional Dishes For Modern Cooks

Nina Planck | Posted 08.09.2014 | Green
Nina Planck

It was time for me to eat these traditional foods and (more intimidating) to learn to cook them.

How USDA Rubber-Stamps 'Humane' and 'Sustainable' Food Claims

Dena Jones | Posted 07.15.2014 | Green
Dena Jones

When a shopper spends their hard-earned money on meat that is labeled "humanely raised" or "sustainably farmed," it's not unreasonable for them to assume that someone has validated the truthfulness of the claim. In fact, USDA is supposed to be doing it.

Vermont Passes a GMO-Label Law. How Did They Do It?

Christina Pirello | Posted 06.30.2014 | Green
Christina Pirello

My husband is a New Englander from the Boston area, and over the years we have been together, I have learned a few things about this breed of American: When they want to get something done, they get it done.

What to Do When Cash Flow Problems Threaten to Stall Growth

Gary Groff | Posted 06.25.2014 | Business
Gary Groff

A key retailer in your space wants more of your product, and others are competing for it. But you're also sinking capital into making your product up to eight months before you'll get paid for it. How do you get the funds right now?

Voluntary GE Labels Won't Work

Scott Faber | Posted 04.12.2014 | Home
Scott Faber

Calling a GE food natural is like saying black is white or up is down.

Homemade Greek Yogurt

Elsa Giannakoudaki | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Elsa Giannakoudaki

Greek yogurt consumption has blown up in the last couple of years, and rightfully so.

New and Healthy Food Finds

Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E. | Posted 05.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E.

This year, I carefully planned which companies I wanted to visit at Natural Foods Expo West in each of the six huge exhibit halls. Here are my finds of the day, which are all made from whole foods with minimal ingredients.

Does Exercise Have to Be About Weight Loss?

Kate Fridkis | Posted 01.09.2013 | Women
Kate Fridkis

I'm not exercising at all. And I should be. Because that is what conscientious people who respect their bodies do. Sex doesn't count. Does it count? Should I do it more aerobically? How?

Kellogg's New Pitch: From Seed to Spoon. Really?

Christina Pirello | Posted 01.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

For all the ads showing mother nature at her most glorious, Kellogg's Corn Flakes are anything but natural and anything but good for us.

WATCH: Foods For A Good Mood, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

Health expert Dr. Nancy Snyderman, joined me on Mondays With Marlo and spoke about the foods that can help alleviate depression and elevate your mood....

The Last Diet You Will Ever Need

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 08.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Each of us has the capacity to make the small changes in our lives that will create big changes in our food landscape, our agriculture and even our government policies.

Katherine Bindley

Kashi, 'Natural' Cereal Brand, Faces GMO Controversy

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 04.27.2012 | Healthy Living

It was back in October 2011 that farm policy watch-dog organization the Cornucopia Institute released a report called "Cereal Crimes," alleging that t...

How to Travel Naturally Gluten-Free

Amie Valpone | Posted 05.27.2012 | Home
Amie Valpone

The next time you're headed out of town, try these simple snacks that are sure to keep you energized and feeling your best because when the jet lag sets in and you're exhausted without any healthy options in sight.

Tasty, New and Natural: A Registered Dietitian Shares Her Finds From a Western Foodie Convention

Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E. | Posted 05.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E.

The Natural Products Expo West, held earlier this month in Anaheim, Calif., is always an interesting show -- and there are some tasty finds at this mecca for foodies.

5 Things Never To Feed Your Child

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 03.26.2012 | Parents
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

Today, I often get questions from parents regarding the healthiest foods to give their children. More often than not, they don't like my answers. Do you ever wonder about how the foods you're giving your child today may affect him or her tomorrow? Here are five to steer clear of.

Rawesome Shutdown: The War on Food Freedom

Shiva Rose | Posted 10.09.2011 | Green
Shiva Rose

It always seemed preposterous to me that we have to continuously fight to maintain our reproductive rights, but now the government has decided they are going to determine what we eat, as well.

The 5 Best Get-Better Foods

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

When you're feeling under the weather, and with the weather supposedly changing from winter to spring, that's likely, there's nothing like home-cooked...

The Gift Of Food

Christina Pirello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christina Pirello

As humans, we are the beneficiaries of many gifts. Nature has provided us with three sacred blessings to sustain human life: food, water and air. But ...

A New Year, A New YOU! 5 Healthy Solutions That Will Change Your 2011

Pooja R. Mottl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Pooja R. Mottl

Many of you will resolve to lose weight or exercising more, but will it last? Why do almost a third of us break our resolutions before the end of January?

Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes

Sandy Pukel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sandy Pukel

I will start after the holidays. I will change right after the New Year. This is my year to take control of my body. To boldly go where no man has gone before (well, maybe not that far). Sound familiar?

Monsanto: The World's Poster Child for Corporate Manipulation and Deceit - Part 10

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/30 When Forbes magazine declared Monsanto as the Company of the Year for 2009, millions of surprised people...

Rude Awakening

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

There's overwhelming evidence showing that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are unsafe. And there are plenty of sources for non-GMO corn.

Why We Donated $100,000 to Prop 19

David Bronner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
David Bronner

Business people know legalizing cannabis will decrease the massive waste of taxpayer money and the bloody violence across the border that threatens to spill into our streets, but they need to support Proposition 19 before it is too late.