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The Food Babe Way – The way to eat

After an intense and sweaty yoga class I walked to what used to be “Healthy Pleasures” on Grand and Mercer for a juice and breakfast. Mornings were mostly the same from day to day. I would walk to the carob-smelling shop, order my juice, explore the short aisles of colorful hippy products and begin my self-soothing ritual of label reading.   Mind you this was 2003 and label reading was not “en vogue, au courant.” Suddenly I felt a strong, […]

The benefits of chia and chia parfait

I was SUPER glum, gloomy and facing a HUGE brick wall this morning. I could have tattooed the word UNINSPIRED on my forehead and gone back to bed. Do you know the feeling? Not only that, but I felt flu-ish on top of it. Blah! I do have a LONG list of tricks that normally pull me out of a rut, but for some reason all I wanted to do was mope. I guess that was the biggest motivator to turn to the […]

What is a GMO?

Good Morning Oregon? General Motors Ohio? Absolutely none of the above—but I sort of wish it was. GMOs are Genetically Modified Organisms, and unless you see a seal on the package stating otherwise, chances are what you are buying has GMO ingredients in it. But what is it? A GMO is a hybrid food created in a lab. You may or may not remember the movie The Island of Dr. Moreau, but if you do, remember when he took all […]

Food Babe Beet root french fries

Did Lora Krulak, the author, unlock the secret to turning veggie haters into veggie lovers? Food Babe investigates.