Navitas™ Organics: Organic Power Snacks

Four varieties of Organic Power Snacks are available including Blueberry Hemp, Citrus Chia, Coffee Cacao and Cacao Goji. The texture is chewy with the crunch of various seeds and the flavor is strongly that of dates, the first ingredient, combined with the pleasant bite of...

The New GMO Labeling Law is Happening (But Will You Take the Time to Read It?)

A nationwide law requiring food manufacturers to standardly label products which contain genetically engineered (GE) organisms, more commonly known as genetically modified organisms or GMOs, is now reality. Both the Senate and House of Representatives agreed on the terms of...

Is it Better to Buy Organic Baby Food?

Why do parents prefer to feed their babies organic baby food?

Genetically Modified Soy: Cause for Concern?

In June of 2010, DuPont’s genetically modified (GM) soybean was approved by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for human consumption. The bean was engineered to contain high amounts of oleic acid and decreased polyunsaturated fat content. Polyunsaturated fat...

Genetically Engineered Foods: Important Facts about a Controversial Subject

In November 2015, the United States (US) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the production of AquAdvantage salmon, a genetically engineered (GE) salmon that is designed to grow to market size faster, in about half the time as other non-genetically modified Atlantic...

Are There Benefits to Feeding Your Child Organic Foods?

Parents want to provide the best foods for their children and may wonder about the health benefits of eating organically grown produce and foods versus foods that are conventionally grown. The American Academy of Pediatrics first weighed in on this subject in 2012. After...

Biodynamic Food

Biodynamic food is organic food that is grown and harvested, as well as sometimes consumed, as dictated by lunar cycles and with a focus on regeneration of natural resources. According to the Demeter Association, Inc, “A foundation of the biodynamic method of farming is a...

Farm Aid and the Good Food Movement

The goal of Farm Aid is to increase people’s access to family-farmed food. Getting food directly from farmers at farmers’ markets or through community-supported agriculture (CSAs) allows you to pay the farmers without a middleman. In addition, the food usually is of a...

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