March 7, 2017

The Dark Side of Propylene Glycol: Side Effects And How to Avoid Them

A petroleum-based additive used in antifreeze, paint, and theatrical fog is also found in thousands of food products including cake mixes, flavored coffees, and ice cream. Learn why avoiding foods and cosmetics with propylene glycol might be a good idea.

September 12, 2013

7 Tips For Eating Healthy (And Organic) On A Budget

Eating healthy and organic is not as expensive as you might think. Here are some clever strategies for eating wholesome foods on a tight budget.

June 27, 2013

Avoiding This ‘Forbidden Food’ Can Make You Moody

All salts are not equal in terms of origin, chemistry, crystal structure, biological effects—or even flavor!

May 13, 2013

Attention Starbucks Addicts: Danger Ahead?

On a particularly naughty double-dipping day at Starbucks, HoneyColony’s Jamie Weiss noticed a strange sign on the front counter. So what exactly is Proposition 65, and why does it sound like this coffee comes with a side of cancer?

March 26, 2013

Our Food Is Being Hijacked By Monopolizing Corporations

“Breaking the foodopoly and fixing the dysfunctional food system requires far-reaching legislative and regulatory changes that are part of a larger strategy for restoring our democracy.”

March 6, 2013

Pandora’s Lunchbox: Processed Foods Scarier Than You Thought

No matter how great of a processed-food sleuth you are, chances are you’ve never set foot inside a processing plant to see how these food-like products are actually made.

January 29, 2013

The Unsavory Truth Of The McRib And Other Fake Foods

Fast food chains are feeding us a “chemistry lab” of ingredients that exist nowhere in nature. Here’s a look at what to avoid and some tips on how to identify real food.