Send to KindleTweet Getting kids to eat fruit or vegetables after the age of two usually involves juice(s) or fruit disguised as fun snacks. Parents seeking healthy snacks can now add Funky Monkey freeze dried fruit snacks to the list of suitable lunchbox additions. Made from 100% fruit, the snacks are gluten-free, wheat-free, dairy-free, peanut [...]
Send to KindleTweet The mainstream media has long questioned enriched foods, but the real question is–if there were food products that would eliminate the need for one more supplement or vitamin, would you buy them? Salba Smart and Core Naturals are betting yes. Health trends often warrant skepticism but some discoveries are just rebirths of [...]
Send to KindleTweet A milk alternative hardly seems cause for protest or legislation but in the case of hemp, all of the above are justified. One might liken the resource as a criminal put in jail without a fair trial, convicted with DNA evidence, for the natural resource has the potential to be as successful [...]
Send to KindleTweet From packaging to locally-sourced ingredients, these companies are turning baby food into a sophisticated, high-brow gourmet food business sector. The result is a bevy of beautiful, portable packages, most of which are BPA-free, that are great for travel since they are light and have caps that enable moms and dads to reseal [...]
Send to KindleTweet We’ve found gluten-free foods that don’t taste like paper or feel like a weight in your stomach. That’s important because gluten appears to be a no-go for more and more people, but not because of an intolerance or even a severe allergy to casein or actual gluten. More doctors and researchers are [...]
Canadian farmers are helping food manufacturers bring the powerful, healthy seed to the masses.
Send to KindleTweet The principles of Ayurvedic medicine are gaining popularity in the United States every year, with commonly used herbs popping up everywhere from supplements to skincare. Here, we begin the first of a three-part series on cure-all ingredients most commonly found in India. From rural lands in Indian states to New York City, [...]
Superfood ObsessionWhat: Navitas Naturals has made entrepreneurship and green sexy with their discovery of many new superfoods from Latin America.
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt: Navitas Naturals is one of those companies you wish you’d started. Why didn’t I think of that? That’s what comes to mind when perusing the extensive array of products offered by this superfood company based outside San Francisco, in Marin County. Thanks to Founder and CEO Zach Adelman, we now [...]
You Are What You Eat What:The raw food diet takes healthy to a new and questionable level where nature’s bounty is appreciated as is.
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt:Is raw just another nutritional trend or a food theory that could improve the eating habits of Americans? Peruse a European grocery store and you won’t find the extensive options we have in America, such as 20 types of cookies, milk forms in the soy, hemp, rice and cow-derived varieties and [...]
Mom-Made Healthy Kids Food A Happy Healthy Medium What:The latest crop of premade kids’ foods offer a middle ground between the two extreme worlds of corn syrup and white flour, and agave and tapoioca starch.
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt:One of the biggest wellness trends going on this decade is the arena of healthy kids foods that actually good. This trend results in the creation of products that make children, parents, food companies, retailers and marketers happy. The back to basics approach often involves new companies led by mothers, who [...]