Genetically Modified Foods – part 2; Australian Update

cotton field

Genetically modified (GM) foods have always been a subject of controversy, and there is confusion about whether we are already eating them in Australia. Currently in Australia there are 3 types of GM crops that have been approved by the Gene Technology Regulator to be grown commercially in Australia. GM cotton has been grown commercially […]

Genetically Modified Foods – Part 1; US Marketplace is ripe with GM foods.


Genetically modified foods (GM) is one of the most hot button, controversial subjects in the world of food and nutrition today. Like religion or politics, it’s a touchy subject and many people have strong opinions about the detriment or merit of this practice. Let’s take a brief glance at the key points and what you […]

Why Go Local?


Earth Day is a perfect time to connect back to our roots and think about shifting to a more locally plant-based diet.  Eating locally is good for the planet and is quickly becoming the new mantra for health connoisseurs.  Whether you already consider yourself a “locavore” or are simply curious about the growing movement, this […]