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June, 2017

Rootstock Radio: The Food Sleuth’s Take on “Food as Medicine”

Download Melinda Hemmelgarn, a.k.a “The Food Sleuth,” is a registered dietitian, an award-winning writer (read her work right here on Rootstock!) speaker, and nationally syndicated radio host with more than 35 years of experience in clinical, academic and public health nutrition. In 2014, Today’s Dietitian Magazine named Melinda one of the nation’s “Top 10 Dietitians …

June 26th, 2017  |  Posted by Rootstock Radio | Published in Featured Post, Food Sleuth, Grass Up!, Health & Wellness, Rootstock Radio


5 Things to Look for on Your Food Label

Eating is intimate. With every bite of food, we internalize a part of our outside environment. As a dietitian, I believe we need to know what’s in our food,  who produced it, and under what conditions, in order to best nourish ourselves, feed our families well, and protect our planet. Here are 5 important things to …

August 1st, 2016  |  Posted by Melinda Hemmelgarn | Published in Featured Post, Food & Ag Issues, Food Sleuth  |  1 Comment


For the Love of Water: Is Summer Fun Slip-Sliding Away?

If you’re a “water person” like me, you probably derive great pleasure in swimming and splashing in cool, refreshing rivers, lakes and streams on scorching summer days. From stone skipping to tubing, canoeing and fishing, clean water is at the heart of summer fun. So you probably share my grief when reading headlines like this: …

August 12th, 2015  |  Posted by Melinda Hemmelgarn | Published in Featured Post, Food & Ag Issues, Food Sleuth, Sustainability


Fatal Kidney Disease, is Glyphosate to Blame?

Photo by Mike Mozart via Flickr Melinda Hemmelgarn is a registered dietitian and the host of Food Sleuth radio. Through investigative reports Food Sleuth radio connects the dots between food, health and agriculture. This September, Hemmelgarn sat down with Dr. Jeff Ritterman, a member of the steering committee of Physicians for Social Responsibility and former …

December 22nd, 2014  |  Posted by Chloe Stoker | Published in Food & Ag Issues


 
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