Last week, I attended the Whole Foods Market Holiday Bazaar here in NYC, and it was a fantastic afternoon!
The Bazaar was a preview of many of the holidays items that will be out later this year, and several of the company’s department heads were also in attendance.
I had the opportunity to interview Doug Bell, Global Wine Buyer, and Cathy Strange, Global Cheese Buyer, both of whom shared their industry insight, offered very useful advice about cheese and wine, and took questions “live” from viewers.
If you’re unfamiliar with Periscope or want to know how it works, I explain it all below.
Unless you live in the New York area and are immersed in the health and wellness world, there is a decent chance that you’ve never heard of Rawpothecary or LuliTonix.
But that won’t be the case for long, as I expect both of these brands to become very recognizable, national players within a matter of time.
Having closely watched Rawpothecary and LuliTonix over the past year, I not only love what they’re putting on the shelves, but the women behind each of these NYC-based companies are two of the hardest-working entrepreneurs I’ve come across.
A few years ago, founder Stephanie Walczak had a close friend that was poisoned so badly from pesticides that he was literally on his death bed. With conventional medicine completely failing him and few alternatives left, Stephanie, a graduate of the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and The Natural Gourmet Institute, got into the kitchen and worked her magic with the Vitamix, making sure he got fed super-nutritious blended drinks. Read more »
When most people think of the reason to drink organic milk, the first thing that pops into their mind is the desire to avoid hormonal milk – milk that has been produced from cows who have been injected with synthetic growth hormones.
(If you are unfamiliar with the serious health risks of hormonal milk, click HERE.)
Yet, a recently released study gives us an additional reason as to why we should drink organic milk.
In research published in PLOS One, the scientists of the study reported that organic milk contained 62% more omega-3 fatty acids and 25% fewer omega-6s. Read more »