The Nutritional Benefits of Organic Fruits and Vegetables

Do you think eating organic is better for you? This series shares some of the science behind the nutritional benefits of organic foods. First up: fruits and vegetables. Part two covers organic dairy and part three goes into pesticide residues.

Fast Breakfast: We’ve Done the Homework on Reading Labels

Whether you make breakfast from scratch or grab something to heat-n-eat, you can give yourself and your kids a better starting point when you shop with us. That’s because everything meets our standards; standards you won’t find anywhere else. No label reading required.

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.

Canola Oil at Whole Foods Market

Canola oil at Whole Foods Market

Canola oil has been the subject of much misinformation over the years, and we’d like to set the record straight.

What is canola oil?

Canola oil comes from a specifically bred variety of rapeseed, which is part of the mustard family along with kale, cabbage, and Brussels sprouts. Rapeseed oil has been a part of traditional diets in Eastern Europe, especially Poland, India, Japan, China and Canada for thousands of years.

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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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