Category Archives: Politics

Food is a weapon

Back to food… Tonight I had a delicious dinner at Angelica Kitchen in the East Village, a place I discovered when I first moved to New York and was living nearby. The restaurant is a vegetarian staple in the city … Continue reading

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Are you comfortable eating genetically modified food?

Did you know that the majority of soy, corn, canola and cotton that you buy in the US has been genetically engineered (GE)? The US lags far behind many European and Asian countries with labeling of GE products and regulation … Continue reading

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The best of the worst

Last week a colleague tried to convince me that Chipotle, the Mexican fast food restaurant, is a healthy lunch option. And I gave him a strange look. Yes Chipotle is doing a great job of drawing attention to its ‘local … Continue reading

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Slow down

Stop. Think. Ever stopped to wonder why you do the things you do? Why do you enjoy running? Why is someone presenting a message in a certain way? And where does the food you’re eating come from? The last question … Continue reading

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25% less sodium by 2015

In a recent press campaign, Walmart promised that it will reduce sodium by 25 percent, eliminate industrially added trans fats, reduce added sugars by 10 percent and make healthy food more affordable by 2015. Bill Simon, Walmart’s CEO stated that … Continue reading

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