Organic & Locals

4 Reasons Why Farmers’ Markets Boost Health, Body and Soul...
4 Reasons Why Farmers’ Markets Boost Health, Body and Soul

In the last decade or so, hundreds if not thousands of farmers’ markets have opened their gates, creating a thriving alternative to industrially produced

10 Foods You May Think Are Healthy, But Aren’t (Part 2)...
10 Foods You May Think Are Healthy, But Aren’t (Part 2)

In my earlier post, we looked at the first five so-called health foods that are often mistaken as good for you, but in actuality are anything but. As even t

Organic Fashion:
Should We Worry About Toxins in Our Clothes?...
Organic Fashion: <br/>Should We Worry About Toxins in Our Clothes?

If you eat a mostly organic diet and increasingly use organic skincare and cleaning products, it probably feels like a logical next step to buy organic clot

The Trouble With Tilapia...
The Trouble With Tilapia

Nutritionists and health experts expound on the many benefits of including fish as part of a healthy diet: It’s a lean protein, it’s got lots of

7 Dirty Little Secrets about GMOs that Impact Everyone...
7 Dirty Little Secrets about GMOs that Impact Everyone

Transparency is sexy.  Misleading people, not so much. Americans are waking up to how our food is made and quickly realizing that are food supply has been

CLUCK U:
5 Things You Need to Know About Chicken...
CLUCK U: <br/>5 Things You Need to Know About Chicken

Though America still eats more meat than any virtually other country in the world, consumption at home has been on a downward slide for the past several yea

Spicy Shocker: You Will Not Believe What’s in Conventional Spic
Spicy Shocker:  You Will Not Believe What’s in Conventional Spices

Last year I was invited to an editor’s summit in New Mexico hosted by Heel Inc. While out for dinner one night, I was sitting next to two people I ha

Should You Be Drinking Soy Milk?...
Should You Be Drinking Soy Milk?

By Be Well Health Coach Jenny Sansouci I remember when I first got interested in nutrition – it was right after I read a book on veganism. Immediately

The Food Industry Has A Choice...
The Food Industry Has A Choice

Fourteen years ago to the day almost, I was in NYC at a conference hosted by Merrill Lynch as a financial analyst covering the food industry. If you had sug

My Favorite Health-Related Youtube Videos
Of 2013...
My Favorite Health-Related Youtube Videos <br/>Of 2013

We all watch Youtube now, so I thought it would be a good idea to share my favorite health related Youtubes this year. Here are 4 funny ones and 2 excellent