Category: Nutrition

The Next Big Thing In Health Care Reform
September 14, 2017September 14, 2017
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The Next Big Thing In Health Care Reform

This past Sunday, NOFA-NJ and The Suppers Program joined forces to present Sourcing Health Locally, a conference hignlighting the relationships between the healthcare system and the food system.  Doctors and consumers alike are recognizing that what we eat affects how we feel. Some doctors and patients are taking this idea a step further. A new initiative...

4-Science Backed Reasons for Eating Organic
July 27, 2017July 27, 2017
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4-Science Backed Reasons for Eating Organic

The main issue of buying organic is the cost versus environmental & health benefits.  How can we, as consumers find a balance? What products are better to buy organic? This article may help with answering these questions. Read More: http://time.com/4871915/health-benefits-organic-food/  

Health benefits of organic food, farming outlined in new report | News | Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
July 19, 2017July 19, 2017
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Health benefits of organic food, farming outlined in new report | News | Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

This article gives excellent advice about food choices and healthy eating. It also touches on the future of the organic movement. February 8, 2017 – A report prepared for the European Parliament, co-authored by Harvard Chan School’s Philippe Grandjean, adjunct professor of environmental health, outlines the health benefits of… Source: Health benefits of organic food,...

New to the Raw Milk Debate?
April 18, 2017July 4, 2017
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New to the Raw Milk Debate?

According to farmtoconsumer.org, raw milk sales are illegal in only eight states.  In PA, retail sales are legal, and in NY, farm sales are legal.  NJ’s prohibition of raw milk sales appears antiquated and costly to farms and natural health advocates.  NJ citizens who wish to purchase raw milk products drive over the border to...