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Sound Consumer, February 2016

Avoiding carbs?

Today’s popular diets advocate limiting carbs and grains, claiming they cause weight gain and pretty much every chronic disease on the planet. What theories are driving the carb-phobia, and should we believe them?

Today’s popular diets advocate limiting carbs and grains, claiming they cause weight gain and pretty much every chronic disease on the planet. What theories are driving the carb-phobia, and should we believe them?

Has your diet changed?

Has your diet changed much over the years? We’d like to understand how personal dietary choices have evolved and would value your input. Let us know!

Has your diet changed much over the years? We’d like to understand how personal dietary choices have evolved and would value your input. Let us know!

Sign up for PCC Advocates

If you haven’t already, consider signing up for PCC Advocates, our e-newsletter that keeps you informed about current food and agriculture controversies. From quality standards and genetic engineering to organic standards and nutrition, we’ll share our position on policies that can affect the food supply and help you take action to ensure a more sustainable future.

If you haven’t already, consider signing up for PCC Advocates, our e-newsletter that keeps you informed about current food and agriculture controversies. From quality standards and genetic engineering to organic standards and nutrition, we’ll share our position on policies that can affect the food supply and help you take action to ensure a more sustainable future.

Good carbs, easy meals

If you’ve visited our deli, you know we at PCC are big fans of good carbs: whole grains and root vegetables are the base of many of our dishes. Try your hand at making these healthful, carb-rich recipes created by PCC chefs.

If you’ve visited our deli, you know we at PCC are big fans of good carbs: whole grains and root vegetables are the base of many of our dishes. Try your hand at making these healthful, carb-rich recipes created by PCC chefs.

Nature’s Path: an organic pioneer

Nature’s Path has been staying true to organic principles for more than 30 years, making the highest-quality organic cereals and snack foods on the market.

Nature’s Path has been staying true to organic principles for more than 30 years, making the highest-quality organic cereals and snack foods on the market.

Pesticide politics

At least 10 USDA scientists have been investigated or faced other consequences arising from research that called into question the safety of agricultural chemicals.

At least 10 USDA scientists have been investigated or faced other consequences arising from research that called into question the safety of agricultural chemicals.

Letters to the editor

Calming anxiety with food · Fish “retire?” · Calorie counters · Meat and cancer link? · Pine nut ecological impact · Antibiotics in agriculture · Salmon in peril? · Produce stickers

Calming anxiety with food · Fish “retire?” · Calorie counters · Meat and cancer link? · Pine nut ecological impact · Antibiotics in agriculture · Salmon in peril? · Produce stickers

News bites

Paleo peaches · Gluten sensitivity and the gut · Yogurt prevents hypertension, stroke? · Climate change and pesticides · Bacon vs. lettuce · Fish farmed in rice fields · Fish oil helps burn fat? · Transgenic chicken approved · Fish stocks in decline

Paleo peaches · Gluten sensitivity and the gut · Yogurt prevents hypertension, stroke? · Climate change and pesticides · Bacon vs. lettuce · Fish farmed in rice fields · Fish oil helps burn fat? · Transgenic chicken approved · Fish stocks in decline

Soil & Sea: reports from our producers

Learn why the Red Delicious apple variety is in decline, the bright future of jobs in agriculture, why oyster farmers are protesting a natural gas pipeline, and more.

Learn why the Red Delicious apple variety is in decline, the bright future of jobs in agriculture, why oyster farmers are protesting a natural gas pipeline, and more.

PCC Board of Trustees report

Board report · Bylaws update · Get to know your trustees

Board report · Bylaws update · Get to know your trustees

Sound Consumer, February 2016