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Men’s Health Magazine: 125 Best Foods for Men – Really????

Men's Health Magazine: 125 Best Foods for Men - Really????

When I heard that Men’s Health magazine recently came out with its 125 Best Foods for Men, I was very curious to see what they selected. In terms of the process and criteria, the magazine “analyzed more than 1,000 supermarket foods and awarded points for products that are low in calories and high in protein […]

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When I heard that Men’s Health magazine recently came out with its 125 Best Foods for Men, I was very curious to see what they selected.

In terms of the process and criteria, the magazine “analyzed more than 1,000 supermarket foods and awarded points for products that are low in calories and high in protein and fiber, and made with whole ingredients.”

Additionally, “the packaged food for consideration must be nationally available at supermarkets in at least a majority of the 50 U.S. states. Products with limited or online-only availability will not be considered for inclusion.”

Before even taking one look at the list, my initial thoughts were: Read more »

Why Oprah Winfrey Getting into the Organic Food Business is HUGE News

Why Oprah Winfrey Getting into the Organic Food Business is HUGE News

In case you hadn’t heard, Oprah Winfrey appears to be entering into the organic food business and this is massive, massive news. Thanks to the great work of the New York Post, who recently unearthed some filings at the U.S. Patent and Trademark office, the media mogul has submitted applications for Oprah-branded organic food and […]

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In case you hadn’t heard, Oprah Winfrey appears to be entering into the organic food business and this is massive, massive news.

Thanks to the great work of the New York Post, who recently unearthed some filings at the U.S. Patent and Trademark office, the media mogul has submitted applications for Oprah-branded organic food and health products under three distinct names: “Oprah’s Organics”, “Oprah’s Harvest” and “Oprah’s Farm”.

Forbes magazine said that the trademark filings cover the following products and services:

FOOD

Organic salad dressing; organic sauces; organic beverages; Frozen organic vegetables; organic soups; organic snack dips. Food, beverages, agricultural and catering services. Read more »


Pressed Organic Juice Company BluePrint to be Acquired by Hain Celestial

Pressed Organic Juice Company BluePrint to be Acquired by Hain Celestial

As the demand for pressed organic juice remains insatiable, Hain Celestial decided that it could no longer ignore this tremendous market opportunity. In its Q1 Fiscal Year 2013 press release, Hain Celestial just announced that: “The company had entered into a letter of intent to acquire BluePrint, a recognized leader in juice cleanses and single-serve […]

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As the demand for pressed organic juice remains insatiable, Hain Celestial decided that it could no longer ignore this tremendous market opportunity.

In its Q1 Fiscal Year 2013 press release, Hain Celestial just announced that:

“The company had entered into a letter of intent to acquire BluePrint, a recognized leader in juice cleanses and single-serve raw juices based in New York City.  The acquisition, which is expected to close by the end of calendar year 2012, is expected to be accretive to Hain Celestial’s earnings in fiscal year 2013.  Details of the transaction were not disclosed.”

I have seen no official press release from Hain Celestial about the deal, and I have contacted BluePrint but they have no comment as of now. Read more »


EXCELLENT WATCH: Stonyfield’s Gary Hirshberg on HBO Talking About Proposition 37 and GMOs

EXCELLENT WATCH: Stonyfield's Gary Hirshberg on HBO Talking About Proposition 37 and GMOs

In case you missed it on Friday night, Gary Hirshberg, Co-Founder and Chairman of Stonyfield, was on HBO’s The Bill Maher Show talking about Proposition 37 and GMO-labeling. He gives an excellent recap of exactly what is happening in California, how the opposition is fighting back with tons of false propaganda, and the chaos that […]

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In case you missed it on Friday night, Gary Hirshberg, Co-Founder and Chairman of Stonyfield, was on HBO’s The Bill Maher Show talking about Proposition 37 and GMO-labeling.

He gives an excellent recap of exactly what is happening in California, how the opposition is fighting back with tons of false propaganda, and the chaos that GMOs have created with the tremendous proliferation of superweeds in the U.S.

You’ll love how Bill Maher refers to Monsanto. He doesn’t mince any words at all. Read more »


My Take on the Organic Spies Video About Whole Foods

My Take on the Organic Spies Video About Whole Foods

I know that this reaction is coming very late but for the last two weeks, I had been working around the clock planning our GMO-labeling fundraiser in NYC and did not have time to watch the video. With people constantly asking for my opinion on the Whole Foods/GMO controversy and with the event finally over, […]

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I know that this reaction is coming very late but for the last two weeks, I had been working around the clock planning our GMO-labeling fundraiser in NYC and did not have time to watch the video.

With people constantly asking for my opinion on the Whole Foods/GMO controversy and with the event finally over, I saw the Organic Spies video in its entirety last night and here is my reaction.

The fact that Whole Foods sells GMOs is nothing new to me. In the past, I have had very specific conversations with the people in PR at Whole Foods about this issue, and they told me point blank “Yes, we sell products that have GMOs in them.”

As the Organic Spies video showed, however, not all employees realize this and many of them are giving out incorrect information about whether Whole Foods sells GMOs or not.

This is unacceptable. Employees cannot be giving out the wrong information, especially when it comes to GMOs. Read more »


Whole Foods Co-CEO Walter Robb Says Organic Food “Worth the Cost”, Stanford Study Flawed

Whole Foods Co-CEO Walter Robb Says Organic Food "Worth the Cost", Stanford Study Flawed

Since the Stanford study came out a week ago, the organic industry has been under constant attack. While a litany of bloggers, academics, and health advocates have stood up for organic, the industry’s leading company, Whole Foods, is using its muscle to do the same. As I reported last week, Whole Foods came out and […]

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Since the Stanford study came out a week ago, the organic industry has been under constant attack.

While a litany of bloggers, academics, and health advocates have stood up for organic, the industry’s leading company, Whole Foods, is using its muscle to do the same.

As I reported last week, Whole Foods came out and endorsed Proposition 37, the very important GMO-labeling initiative in California. Read more »


Veria Living Hosts a “Veria Voices” Dinner at Pure Food and Wine in NYC

Veria Living Hosts a "Veria Voices" Dinner at Pure Food and Wine in NYC

Last night at Pure Food and Wine, Veria Living, the leading media company dedicated to health and wellness, had a party to celebrate the launch of Veria Voices. As it was pitched to us, Veria Voices is “an exciting new programming initiative designed to give the top leaders in wellness a significant voice across all […]

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Last night at Pure Food and Wine, Veria Living, the leading media company dedicated to health and wellness, had a party to celebrate the launch of Veria Voices.

As it was pitched to us, Veria Voices is “an exciting new programming initiative designed to give the top leaders in wellness a significant voice across all of the Veria platforms – TV, Internet, mobile” and the five of us above (l to r, Jess Underhill, Elena Brower, Rebekah Borucki, Matt Stabile) were selected to be the initial Voices. Read more »