Simple Mills CEO on a mission to promote clean eating

Simple. Clean. Whole. Three words that characterize current healthy lifestyle trends centered around clean eating, non-processed, simple foods and low carb, gluten-free, non-inflammatory diets. From Whole30 to Paleo, these popular diets encourage a focus on clean eating and healthy meals made from scratch with whole and nutrient-dense foods. As a result, entrepreneurs like Katlin Smith, …

Amy’s Kitchen partners with Vera Whole Health to debut healthcare centers at its plants

POCATELLO, Idaho – Organic food maker Amy’s Kitchen held a grand opening for its new health care center at its Pocatello, Idaho plant. In a partnership with Vera Whole Health, a direct-to-employer primary care provider in the Western United States, Amy’s Kitchen transformed its existing onsite health services, first launched by the company in 2011, …

How long does it really take you to decide what to eat?

While it may feel like deciding what's for dinner while standing in front of the fridge with the door open takes forever, a new national survey of 1,000 men and women by market researchers OnePoll and commissioned by Orgain, says Americans actually spend more time deciding what to watch on Netflix. The research looked at the …

Airline food study gives Virgin America top marks in healthy eating options

A new study from NYC Food Policy Center at Hunter College and DietDetective.com ranks Virgin America as one of the top airlines offering healthy food options. "This year Virgin America wins the top spot again with the "healthiest" food choices in the sky with Delta and Air Canada tied for second," said Charles Platkin, PhD, …

Fitness Tracker Fitbit Has Healthy Debut On Wall Street

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- Tracking fitness is not only trendy but profitable as the wearable device leader Fitbit burst onto Wall Street with a healthy debut. Trading under the symbol "FIT," the company offered 36,575,000 shares of its Class A common stock in its New York Stock Exchange opening. According to the Wall Street Journal, …