More Than a Diet, It’s a Lifestyle

It’s no secret that gluten-free, Paleo, vegan/vegetarian and  plant-based lifestyle diets have been on a steady rise. Many of these lifestyle changes are motivated...

Unmodified

Genetically modified organisms (GMOs), to say the least, are a hot button issue. However, while the debate about the potential risks of GMOs continues...

Healthy Harvest

Most consumers may be familiar with whole grains but fairly recently, ancient grains and sprouted grains have entered their nomenclature, adding another layer to...
culinary oils

Cooking with Fire (and Oils)

They are everywhere — culinary oils are trending on cooking blogs, magazines and shows. Where once mainstream supermarkets pretty much offered not many more...

Growing a Plant-based Food Nation

Humans have been designed to be omnivores. However, just a few days on a meat-based protein diet at the expense of fiber (plants) will...
sweeteners

A Sweet Tooth’s Dilemma

Sugar is pervasive in the American diet. The average American consumes around 22 teaspoons of added sugar per day, amounting to an additional 350...
sensitive foods

“Free” Rein in the Pantry

There’s no shortage of interest in “free from” foods. One might attribute this uptick in sales to an increased prevalence of common food allergies...
kids' nutrition

Nurturing Little Seedlings

From the moment a child comes into their world, parents are in a constant state of concern. Are their little ones safe, happy and...
beverage

What’s Your Function?

Natural consumers have always been savvy, but that savviness is expanding as the general population becomes more health conscious and fringe lifestyles such as...
PCC Natural Markets

2016 Retailer of the Year

You’re certainly familiar with the old adage: “The customer is always right.” For most retailers and business owners, this represents a need to appease...

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