Joanne Malino, is a certified Integrative Nutrition counselor. She is dedicated to helping people to optimize their health, energy and productivity by choosing the best, cleanest, most wholesome foods available. She is currently writing a nutrition book for busy professionals who think they do not have time to clean up their diet.

Beware fake food!

It is more important than ever before to know exactly where your food comes from. Recently, I have seen news stories investigating false labeling of such common food products as Parmesan cheese, olive oil, Kobe beef, and fish of all kinds, especially sushi. While the...

Feedlots are not farms!

Conventional industrial meat production is destroying the environment. Feedlots, known in the industry as “concentrated animal feeding operations” or CAFOs, are creating seas of animal waste across the United States. These so-called farms, which exist to fatten up and...

Local or Organic?

When shopping for the healthiest, cleanest foods, both for our bodies and for the planet, we are often faced with a choice between buying local or buying organic. (Both would be the best of all possible worlds, but local organic food is not as widely available as many...

Save the Bees! Buy Organic!

According to the Environmental Working Group, research has shown that neonicotinoid pesticides are highly toxic to bees and are at least partially responsible for the pollinators dying in record numbers. While researching this article about the importance of...