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Posted 04/13/15

Government oversight of diet advice unneeded

Oklahomans can figure it out WE’VE noted this before, but it bears repeating: Not every problem requires government regulation as a solution. A legislative effort to crack down on who can give advice on diet and exercise provides evidence. Senate Bill 615 would amend Oklahoma’s existing Licensed Dietitian Act. Under...

Posted 04/9/15

Natural foods market to open in Clive

The specialty grocery market in Des Moines is growing. At least three natural and organic grocery companies have plans to open stores in the metro area this year. The latest addition is Natural Grocers, a Denver-based company that plans to build a new store in the parking lot of the...

Posted 04/6/15

Chemical cleaning products could be linked to illnesses in kids

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. Products with bleach are being linked to an increase in risk of respiratory infections in school aged children according to a study in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. You may be able to avoid the risk by switching to all natural products. Jen Grunklee is one who has...

Posted 04/5/15

How This Family-Run Organic Grocer Is Taking on Whole Foods

Sixty years ago, Margaret and Philip Isely founded Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage. Now their children want to make it a household name. In the foothills of Colorado's Rocky Mountains, a waitress named Margaret Isely falls ill after giving birth to her second child. She develops a chronic infection and...