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  • New research shows a healthy quality diet treats depression.

      Results of a healthy diet Takes no researcher to tell us that a diet with less process food, and sugary drinks will lead to a slimmer gut. Across countries and cultures, there is clear evidence that a diet higher in plant foods such as vegetable and fruits, and lean proteins including fish, decrease the […]

  • Why go kosher Organics?

        The Kosher market is the fastest growing segment in the food industry beating top label claims of gluten-free, allergen claims or environmentally friendly packaging, according to Mintel a market research firm. While the organic and natural food and beverage is going a tremendous growth and change, not only being provided by specialty stores […]

  • 5 Reasons to go Organic

    Being healthy goes beyond consuming less junk food and getting more exercise. It involves getting more nutrients out of every bite you take, and adopting practices that will contribute to a healthy body and a healthy planet. Choosing organic foods can help you feel better and help preserve the environment at the same time. Avoiding […]

  • Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)

    What are GMOs? Man has discovered a way to “break into” the DNA of crops and add genes to make the crop have properties that are convenient for the grower and seller of the crop.  For example, soy growers have often had trouble with weeds growing in.  When they sprayed herbicide to kill the weeds, […]

  • Gluten Free – Fad, Friend or Foe

    From Chelsea Clinton’s gluten free wedding cake, to Miley Cyrus’s gluten free diet for weight loss, it is clear that there is a trend to avoid gluten.  But is it just cutting carbs to lose weight and being trendy, or is there more to the story.  Celebrities such as Rachel Weise attribute her increase in […]

  • Organic-Like Grandma’s Garden

    What is Organic? You’ve probably heard that “organic” is all about tasty, healthy, fresh-from-the-farm ingredients, but what does the labeling mean? Very simply, the world “organic” means a food must meet specific USDA guidelines and be certified by accredited independent inspectors. Products labeled as “100 percent organic” must contain (excluding water and salt) only organically […]

  • Kosher Leads The Top Ten

    The 2008 top ten claims for new products were : Kosher ; all natural; no additives/preservatives; organic, microwaveable; trans-fat (low/no/reduced); fat (low/no/reduced); premium; low/no/reduced allergen; calorie (low/no/reduced). Kosher is the most frequently used claim on food and drink products launched this year, which suggests that the growing interest may be more to do with food safety than […]

  • The Advantage Of Organic Foods

    In the rush to produce more and more crops to satisfy growing demand producers have had to resort to using a lethal cocktail of pesticides to control disease and insect attack. Good news for their bank balances perhaps but not good news for your health; this is why you need to be informed of the […]

  • The Strength Of Organic Dairy

    In a popularity contest , organic dairy would win every time . In fact, organic dairy, led by milk, is one of the fastest growing segments of the organic foods industry, and is driving sales within both mainstream and natural grocery segments. Nielsen Label Trends reports that the segment experienced $1,475 million in sales, up […]

  • The demand for Kosher, Natural and Organic Products has increased

    In the past two decades, the demand for kosher, natural and organic food products in the United States and around the world has greatly impacted the food industry. Organic and natural food have boomed in the last decade, moving from a tiny niche market to a $30 billion dollar industry. Across the country, people are […]

  • Is your Kosher yogurt Kosher?

    Yogurt is a highly nutritious food that is tasty, easy to obtain and transport. However, this cup of yogurt is not a simple product. Manufacturers adjust the ingredients to make a creamy product and to control the calorie content. There has been a recent alert on Kashrut.com regarding the withdrawal of certification by the OU […]

  • Surprise Ingredients in your meat

    Consumers should be able to rely on the reassuring “100 percent Beef” label on the package when making a purchase. But from the label , you would never know that much of the commercial beef on the market actually contains a chemical commonly found in floor cleaners! Anhydrous ammonia, which appears nowhere on the label, […]