The supply is there, and so is the demand, so why not shop local farms and farmers’ markets from your laptop?
Good Eggs (www .goodeggs.com) brings local groceries right to your doorstep. Order online from the best local farmers and food makers, and your groceries will be picked and prepped to order. So far, only residents of the San Francisco Bay area; Brooklyn, New York; the Los Angeles area; and New Orleans can enjoy the service, which includes aggregating, packing and delivering goods to your door—for free (or you can pick them up). Expansion plans are underway.
People around the world are getting more thoughtful about their food and are seeking quality, sustainability and big flavor on the plate.
Largely driven by chefs, microbakers, microbrewers and small-operation farmers, the growing trend for reviving our culinary history includes dogged pursuit and then loving cultivation of near-extinct heirloom crops and livestock. Dedicated artisans are bringing back some foods from the brink of extinction.
If we step back and take in the big picture on nutrition, food and our relationship to eating, the human body looks like a miniature version of the universe— everything happening in the external world is also happening within us.
Myriad studies have shown that skipping breakfast is one of the worst ways to try to lose weight or maintain optimal health. But it can be a real challenge to find healthy breakfast fare that doesn’t need to be cooked and can be transported as you and the kids rush out the door each morning.
Here are a few fast but healthy breakfast suggestions from the editors at Consumer Reports o...
Sales of foods with “protein” on the label are skyrocketing, and new product launches of high-protein foods are soaring (Stagnito Media 2013). American shoppers want more protein in everything from cereals to snack foods, but in a society where protein intake is already adequate, are consumers getting too much of a good thing?
Nutrition and fitness professionals trumpeting the weight-loss and muscle-building benefits of dietary protein are instrumental in educating consumers hungry for information about the type, amount and timing needed for optimal health.
Your clients’ best intentions for healthy eating during the week can be easily derailed if they haven’t thought through a plan. While it’s not always possible for clients to anticipate every curve ball that might get hurled their way, here are a few simple strategies from Keri Glassman, MS, RD, CDN, that take only 8 minutes of focused time each week.
Getting back into the swing of a busy work and school routine can make it challenging for families to put together a home-cooked dinner most nights. And then there is the common misconception that cooking from scratch with fresh ingredients is more expensive than getting take-out.newsletter_teaser: Getting back into the swing of a busy work and school routine can make it challenging for families to put together a home-cooked dinner most nights. Learn some tried and true tips from food celebrity Melissa d'Arabian that will make your job easier.