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  • Soybeans
    Where are GMO foods grown and which foods are safe?
    According to a recent GMOinquiry.ca report four crops comprise 99% of the world's GMO produce: soybean (50%,) corn (30%,) cotton (14%,) and canola (5%,) with "other" beings 1%.85% of these crops are also resistant to herbicides or...
  • McDonald's begins its decline
    McDonald's Corp. officially shrinking as non-toxic food trend persists
    It was a good half a century or so for McDonald's. They made an unfathomable fortune based on Americans' television fueled obsession with the cheap and salty. From their humble and relatively reasonable beginnings as a family burger stand...
  • Sophia eating Plum Kids Organic Fruit & Veggie Super Apple Shredz
    Review: Plum Kids Organic Fruit & Veggie Super Apple Shredz
    It's not always easy finding snacks that little ones will love, but chances are it won't be a problem if the Plum Kids Organic Fruit & Veggie Super Apple Shredz are involved.See that little cutie in the picture? She devoured the snack,...
  • New Seasons market CEO
    Evergreen San Jose New Leaf Community Market becoming New Seasons Market
    In 2013, Portland-based New Seasons Market purchased New Leaf Community Markets—and now the first New Seasons in Northern California is becoming a reality. New Leaf’s “Evergreen” location in San Jose will become New Seasons...
  • Gabriel Organics Marine Lip Treatment
    An instantly soothing, organic lip treatment by Gabriel Organics
    Gabriel Organics Marine Lip Treatment (pictured to the right, with Gabriel Cosmetics’ divine 5-Free nail polish on my finger nails in the color “Raspberry”) is a fantastic lip balm to sooth irritated lips! After returning from...
  • PS15SU
    Spring fling with PACT
    Spring in the San Francisco Bay Area is a thing of beauty. The bright blue sky, the deep green of the Pacific, and every color of the rainbow that blossoms forth from just about everything, it’s just so nice. To add to all this splendor,...
  • Eat local and organic
    Fresh vs Frozen fruits and vegetables
    A trip to the produce aisle at the grocery store can be tricky. All of the awe-inspiring colors and textures arouse endless possibilities for the food lover and health-conscious. Who could argue against fresh fruits and vegetables that not only...
  • Restoring the natural order of food with farm-to-table food at Restauration
    Restauration: Restoring food and mind
    In a town known for the eclectic, colorful, and complex stands a white building with crystal clean windows and crisp white walls. Its profile stands sleek against the backdrop of 4th Street’s craftiness; yet the subtlety of its demeanor...
  • Andalou Naturals 1000 Roses Pearl Exfoliator
    A gentle, smoothing facial exfoliator by Andalou Naturals
    Having been on the lookout for a non-toxic, all-natural facial exfoliator, I have been really impressed with Andalou Naturals’ 1000 Roses Pearl Exfoliator. Made up of mostly organic ingredients, this exfoliator (designed to be used once or...
  • Cocomels
    Gluten, soy and dairy-free organic candy: Cocomels
    Recently deciding to go dairy-free, and always avoiding heavily processed foods, I’m pleased to find new products that not only taste good, but are also a better choice for a treat when craving something sweet.I was able to try Cocomels this...
  • Beyonce's vegan meal-delivery service
    Beyonce's vegan meal-delivery service
    Inspired by her personal trainer, Marco Borges, pop star Beyonce Knowles, has recently launched a plant-based, mail-delivery service called 22 Days Nutrition. All the meals are vegan, non-GMO, gluten-free and never frozen. Beyonce and Borges offer...
  • Raw Chocolate Love
    Raw Chocolate Love, healthy chocolate that tastes great!
    I admit, I get excited when I find vegan, raw, dark chocolate that actually tastes good. I've never been a fan of dark chocolate, but Raw Chocolate Love made me a dark chocolate convert. Raw Chocolate Love is chocolate as it should be: 100%...
  • Truly Organic Foods
    Truly Organic Foods online health food store
    Truly Organic Foods (TOF) is an online company dedicated to providing high quality organic, non-gmo superfoods online. The company’s goal is to get people more involved in making their own food and understanding where it comes from. Their...
  • Travelers: keep even sensitive skin glowing with Tammy Fender
    Travelers: keep even sensitive skin glowing with Tammy Fender
    It's a curse, isn't it? Just when you're getting ready for the trip of a lifetime, your complexion goes cuckoo. Sure, you're going to lay off treatments when your face is raw and irritated, but how 'bout when you've healed?...
  • Valentine's Day celebrations
    Impress your valentine with these 5 eco-friendly gift ideas
    You find yourself caught up in the February romance, and you want to try something new this year. While roses and cinnamon hearts are nice, they aren’t sustainable or overly memorable. A better way to show your love is to show kindness and...