Posts tagged organic living


5 Reasons Your City Should Ban Wasteful Plastic Grocery Bags

102 billion. That’s how many plastic bags Americans use every year, according to the Clean Air Council. Another example of unnecessary waste, these bags pile up in landfills and litter the landscape. In response, local governments across the country have banned single-use plastic bags. Here are five reasons your city should do the same: 5 …

7 Things You Need to Know About Trans Fats

There’s a long list of dietary dangers you should avoid as you navigate up and down the grocery aisles. That list gets longer every day, though, and it’s hard enough keeping track of the “what” to stop and worry about the “why.” But even though we might not have all the facts about high fructose …

For Sale: Burger Made In a Test Tube ($300,000 OBO)

Tired of trying to figure out if you need to eat organic grass-fed beef to save the planet? Worried that the only option you’ve got left for reducing your environmental footprint is giving up meat altogether? The next big thing in sustainable food could be the answer to your problems. Say hello to lab grown …

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 …