What You Need To Know About Whole Foods Market

What You Need To Know About Whole Foods Market

Have you heard about Whole Foods Market’s most recent debacle? Before getting into the nuances of what comedian Fred Armisen calls “an elaborate practical joke that got really out of hand”, I want to be open about the fact that I bought stock in Whole Foods Market in 2001—a company that I wholeheartedly believed in. And one whose growth I have happily watched over the years, give or take the occasional disappointment.

Healthy Hunger Relief Builds Community

Healthy Hunger Relief Builds Community

I have experienced hunger in my life, but surely not the kind that 1 in 6 people in this country experience daily. My stomach may growl from time to time, and when it does, I feed it with healthy food. Sadly, for almost 50 million Americans that is just not the case.

"Natural"???

"Natural"???

Are you tired of food labeling misbehavior? I sure as heck am. So a few weeks ago when I received The Natural Effect, a video that educates consumers about the artful use and abuse of this term by the food industry, I just couldn’t contain myself. 

What the Fork Are We Eating?

What the Fork Are We Eating?

Do you ever stop and really think about the food you eat? Where it comes from, what's in it, how it was made? I have spent the better part of my life analyzing, or perhaps I should say over-analyzing, everything food! And while there are many things about our food supply that disgust me, there is nothing more that infuriates me than genetic modification.

On Arsenic

On Arsenic

Since the FDA released their first analytical results of arsenic in rice mid-September, I have received a multitude of questions, even from my mother!  And when my mom asks, I answer.