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National Kale Day: Could Kale Be the Next Beef?

Today is our favorite day of the year: National Kale Day! First of all, how great that our country, despite all its health problems, has a designated day for the king of all leafy greens, right? In Integrative Nutrition’s Health coach Training Program, kale holds an equally prominent place, with a special part of the curriculum devoted to it. One…

4 Reasons to Celebrate Non-GMO Month

Posted on October 8, 2014 by Integrative Nutrition Did you know that October is the official Non-GMO Month? This month, retail stores nationwide will celebrate the consumer’s right to be informed of foods and products that contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs). What exactly are GMOs again? GMOs, or Genetically Modified Organisms, are products of biotechnology (also called genetic engineering, or GE),…

What Role Can Corporations Play in Solving the Global Health Crisis?

Posted on October 7, 2014 by Integrative Nutrition Yesterday, Walmart announced an initiative to improve the nutrition of the food they carry while lessening its environmental impact. This is just one more announcement in a series of big name brands waking up to the dual global crises of health and the environment, and responding with corporate action. Walmart’s goal is…

Are GMOs Useful or Unsafe?

October is Non-GMO Month, which means it’s a perfect time to ask the perennial question: are genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) useful, or are they unsafe? The parties on both sides feel strongly about the answer, and the complex science, politics, financial interests, and environmental implications of GMOs make it difficult to parse out who is correct. Anti-GMO activists claim that these…