Eating fiber can provide nutrition for our microbiome, which is key in regulating our overall health. Legumes, pulses, whole grains, bulbs (such as onions, garlic, fennel, sunchokes and leeks), fruit, nuts, seeds and dark chocolate are especially good sources of fiber for a healthy gut.
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Sound Consumer, October 2016
PCC is pleased that the farmworkers of Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ) have agreed officially to an election and negotiation process for a collective bargaining agreement with Sakuma Bros. Farm, ending their boycott against Driscoll’s berries.
What’s one key to a healthy gut? Fiber! Here we offer recipes chock-full of fiber-rich foods, from fruits and nuts to beans and bulbs.
A pioneer of coffee roasting in the Pacific Northwest, Tony’s has created three French Roast blends exclusive to PCC. Plus: learn tips for the best way to brew.
Coffee once was thought to cause harm, but more than a decade of studies have poured in reporting health benefits of the bitter brew, indicating it helps fight cardiovascular disease to depression. Here’s a look at some recent findings.
Agricultural pollution is one of the most significant challenges facing Puget Sound today. Could oyster farming be a force for advancing environmental protection of local waters?
Styrofoam recycling · Packaging options · Hair dye at PCC · Clean cosmetics · Prohibited ingredients list at PCC · Kombucha on tap · A2 Milk · PCC’s definition of “local”
No added sugar for children? · Regulation of new GE · More radioactive water? · KIND labels added sugar · Puget Sound’s tiniest fish · Fracking water irrigation · General Mills sued over glyphosate · More glyphosate lawsuits · Beer transparency? · FDA bans triclosan in soap · USDA allows Non-GMO claim · Too big to merge? · Mushroom black market
Learn about USDA’s $20-million gift of cheese to food banks, controversial expanded salmon farming in Puget Sound, a record-breaking local hop harvest, and more wire reports.
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