For decades the sugar industry quietly skewed public understanding of diet and health. As the truth becomes known, consumers are fighting back.
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Sound Consumer, July 2017
Earlier this year, the Food and Drug Administration accepted comments on what the definition of “healthy” should be for food labels. Here’s how PCC weighed in.
An apple a day keeps the doctor away, but what about a glass of apple juice? PCC’s nutrition educator explains how juice affects the body.
Fruit and vegetable juices can be nutritional powerhouses. Here are a few favorites picked by PCC’s nutrition experts.
A little fizzy water goes a long way in these refreshing drinks. Packed with summer fruit, teas and juices and brightened with fresh roots and herbs, they’re as healthful and colorful as they are refreshing. For adults craving a little kick, add a splash of your favorite spirit or sparkling wine. Summer in a glass!
Summer fruit is in full swing! Come pick up local, organic Lapin and Rainier cherries, sugar snap peas, and early peaches, pluots and cherry tomatoes from California. PCC staff is raving about an organic lemon curd, two types of sunscreen, California olive oil and more!
PCC has engaged on several recent policy proposals affecting ethically sourced, organic foods.
Mediterranean Diet · Unusual cuts of meat · PCC sets bar for non-GMO and organic meat · Fukushima radiation · Cost of gluten-free
Food is bipartisan · Changing expiration dates on food? · Nutrition facts rolled back · New GE soy and silk · Glyphosate and the next generation · Fresh Food Pharmacy · Bee-killing pesticides violated law · Glyphosate causes liver disease · U.S. promoting GE foods · Twitter tried to be a co-op · Neonicotinoids eliminated? · Another “Natural” lawsuit
Could your coffee soon be grown in California? Learn the answer, along with news about the sustainability achievements by PCC’s organic produce provider, what’s happening to Pacific shellfish as a result of ocean acidification, and more!
2017 Board Trustee Report