Dr. Marion Nestle, a former nutrition senior advisor for the U.S. Department of Health, discusses the new dietary guidelines recommended to the government and how the food industry’s interests could conflate things.
House Republicans are pushing to give schools a break from new school meal standards requiring more fruits and vegetables, and less fat, sodium and sugar. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says lowering those standards is “unacceptable.”
Whole Foods plans to start rolling out a system that ranks fruits and vegetables as “good,” “better” or “best” based on the supplier’s farming practices.
If you eat your veggies, can you skip the fruit? We so often see the phrase: eat your fruits and vegetables. The University of California Berkeley Wellness Letter has an interesting article that makes the case for fruit.
There’s a mess at one West Oakland community garden after vandals were reportedly targeting more than just vegetables.
A grassroots campaign to bring healthy food options to San Francisco’s Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood is starting to make an impact with better food choices on the way.
Our food and wine expert has a fresh, summer citrus sauce that goes well on asparagus, kale or chard.
Marin Recycling Center is taking food scraps by the tons and converting it into clean burning energy.
Recently, I saw a menu item in a restaurant called “heirloom cauliflower” and I chuckled to myself, what do they mean by ‘heirloom’?
All the produce from the Bounty Garden goes to local food banks, which are facing shortages of vegetables.