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23 09, 2019

Choosing Fruits and Vegetables

By Rust Nutrition|2023-10-11T11:03:45-04:00September 23rd, 2019|Family, Food Facts, Wellness|3 Comments

September is National Fruit and Veggie Month - a time celebrate all things fruits and vegetables and encourage consumers to eat more of them every day. Are you avoiding some fruits and vegetables based on how they were farmed? Do you know the difference between conventional and organic [...]

2 04, 2019

A Toxicology Lesson for Wellness Influencers

By Rust Nutrition|2023-03-21T12:43:55-04:00April 2nd, 2019|Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Uncategorized|4 Comments

I attended a really interesting continuing education session about pesticide residue, titled, "Organic and non-organic foods and pesticide residue: Important information for nutritionists and dietitians", presented by Amir Golmohamadi, Assistant Professor at the Department of Nutrition at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. I'm sharing some of his slides [...]

22 03, 2019

Just Wash It – Ignore the Dirty Dozen

By Rust Nutrition|2019-08-27T15:52:04-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Food Facts, Food Trends, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Just Wash It – Ignore the Dirty Dozen

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) sends out a powerful marketing campaign every year, (kale-haters may love this year's list) but it's just a myth that keeps on giving. You'd think the "DONATE NOW" button is a tip-off. It's the epitome of bad science. For years, the EWG has [...]