On average, a fruit or vegetable purchased at a US grocery store, will have traveled 1,500 miles from the farm to your plate. Here’s more about the long journey of non-local produce.
Health claims and misleading labeling is top of the news feeds as the debate over what is truly “healthy” rages on (does the FDA crack down on Kind Bars ring a bell ?). There is a long list of technical definitions for health claims based on government guidelines and the question is whether or not they are truly evidence based. Let’s discuss.