Lunchbox Lesson: We’ve Done the Homework on Reading Labels

Heading back to school is challenging enough without adding the whole “what’s-in-this-stuff-I’m-feeding-my-kid” thing. Let’s be honest: reading labels is a pain. At Whole Foods Market, we’ve done the homework for you. There are hundreds of ingredients found in food and body care products elsewhere that you will never find here.

Help Save Organic Citrus

Do you enjoy a glass of organic orange juice to start your morning? This simple pleasure could be a thing of the past, and soon. Organic citrus could be wiped out by citrus greening disease. Here’s how you can help stop it.
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Your Cheat Sheet for Making Smart Food Choices

If you’re looking for the best and best-tasting foods, here are 10 tips for healthier back-to-school food choices.

Biodynamic FAQ

You may have noticed “Biodynamic®” on fresh and packaged products around our store. While the seeds of Biodynamic farming germinated in the early 1900s, they have begun to flourish more widely in recent years.

Biodynamic is an exciting — and a little bit complicated — way of growing crops. The short version is: Biodynamic = food grown well. Want to know more? Read on.

Three-Month Update on GMO Labeling

When Whole Foods Market announced in March that by 2018, all products in our U.S. and Canadian stores must be labeled to indicate whether they contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs), we said we would provide updates of progress and milestones reached along the way. We have made a start and want to share progress with you.

Two methods of non-GMO verification

5 Ways to Help Honey Bees

Passionate about a healthy planet full of good food? Bees are key. Learn simple steps you can take to help keep the US bee population strong!

Your Certified Organic Grocery Store

"Wait, what?” – you may ask – “A grocery store can be certified organic?” Yes, it can and we are. Here’s what goes into it.
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Top 3 Things to Know About the Non-GMO Project

Whether you are already committed to buying non-GMO, or you are just starting to learn about it, here are some key things to know about the Non-GMO Project and what it means when you see our little orange butterfly on a label.
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A Perspective on Cattle Growth Promotants

Three years ago, while attending a National Cattleman’s Beef Association trade show, I learned about a new generation of growth promotants for beef cattle. The discussions left me feeling concerned as the conversations were all focused on red meat yield per animal. While I wasn’t very familiar with the term beta agonist (which is a type of growth promotant), the mechanism that was being discussed reminded me of performance enhancement drugs commonly used by athletes.

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Healthy Cooking Techniques: Steaming

Steaming helps keep fresh veggies at their optimum for flavor and nutrition. Learn this simple healthy cooking technique and more from Health Starts Here™ chef Derek.

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