Monthly Archives: August 2013


15 Food Hacks That Would Do MacGyver Proud

For sustainable lifestyle devotees, finding alternate uses for pantry essentials like salt, vinegar, potatoes or cinnamon can be especially satisfying. When you take a standard ingredient and turn it into a cleaning agent, you’re saying no to harsh chemicals that can damage the environment. Finding one last use for that other half of the lemon …

The FDA Just Made Eating Gluten Free a Whole Lot Easier

For Americans with celiac disease, eating gluten free used to be tricky. Shoppers with celiac – an autoimmune disorder characterized by a negative reaction to a protein in wheat – had a hard enough time preventing cross-contamination in their own kitchens, but eating out brought a whole new set of worries. Restaurants made food safety at …

5 Weird Foods You Should Start Eating Right Away

Remember when your friend’s healthy food tips convinced you to try tofu, Greek yogurt, quinoa, or kimchi for the first time? You probably thought these weird foods wouldn’t make it into your diet, regardless of their benefits. But a funny thing happened once you actually gave them a shot: you realized they really weren’t that strange …

5 Long Lasting Foods (Vs. One McDonald’s Hamburger)

At BerryBreeze™, we’re all about finding new ways to prevent food waste – but carrying our leftovers around in our pockets is an idea that never once occurred to us. In July of 1999, David Whipple picked up a hamburger from a McDonald’s in Utah, figuring he’d run a little test to see just how long …

5 Awesome Organic and GMO-Free Alternatives to Naked Juice

If you like to shop organic in the beverage aisle, then you know that Naked Juice, one of America’s leading natural juice brands, has been in trouble recently. In 2011, Naked Juice was accused of withholding information about genetically modified foods (GMOs) and synthetic ingredients in their juices. Sustainable food fans filed a class-action lawsuit …

BerryBreeze™ Gets Three Big Endorsements!

The BerryBreeze™ team works hard to spread the word about organic living because we genuinely believe in what we do. Even when our efforts go unrecognized, we’re still out there making sure that you and your loved ones have access to the freshest produce. It’s better for you, it’s better for your family, and it’s better …

10 Dietary Changes That Give You Big Health Benefits

One of the hidden benefits of a lifestyle built around environmental stewardship is that it results in some fantastic dietary changes. Think about it like this: when you eat organic veggies from a local farm, you’re definitely minimizing your environmental impact. But it also means that you’re avoiding the health consequences that come free with every …

Hang On Now – Omega-3 Fatty Acids Can Cause Cancer?

Hold on to your fish oil pills and brace yourself for scientific whiplash: after years of research detailing the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids, a new study from the Journal of the National Cancer Institute suggests they might be linked to an increased risk of cancer. Wait – what was that again? Isn’t this the …