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June, 2017

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

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 Making …

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


Rootstock Radio: The Renegade Lunch Lady’s Fresh Take on School Lunch

Download Chef Ann Cooper is an internationally recognized author, chef, educator, and advocate for healthy food for all children, and we’re excited to speak with her today on Rootstock Radio. Ann has spent over 17 years working in school food and currently serves as Director of Nutrition Services for the Boulder Valley School District in …

March 21st, 2017  |  Posted by Rootstock Radio | Published in Featured Post, Health & Wellness, Rootstock Radio


Rootstock Radio: Nutrition Talk with Ashley Koff, RD

Download This week on Rootstock Radio, host Theresa Marquez speaks with Ashley Koff, RD. Ashley is a registered dietician, award-winning nutrition expert, better health enabler, speaker and consultant. She has been a guest on the Dr. Oz Show, the Today Show, FOX and ABC News, and contributed to the Huffington Post. Ashley’s take on nutrition–and …

January 30th, 2017  |  Posted by Rootstock Radio | Published in Featured Post, 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


In the News: Pass the Butter, Please

Rich, malleable, melting patties of deliciousness have a way of making pretty much everything else seem like sawdust. No strings attached, which would you choose? Yeah, I thought so. Well, there’s good news for all you butter-lovers out there (and for those of you who have been abstaining from this golden goodness too!): A new …

July 7th, 2016  |  Posted by Caroline Carlson | Published in Health & Wellness, In the Kitchen


Rootstock Radio: Organic Food & Nutrition with Dr. Charles Benbrook

Download In part two of our interview with agricultural economist and scientific researcher Dr. Charles Benbrook, we discuss some good news in the world of organic: two studies from the United Kingdom that deal with the impact of organic production on the nutritional quality of food. “Organic production,” Dr. Benbrook explains, “substantially increases the average …

July 1st, 2016  |  Posted by Rootstock Radio | Published in Featured Post, Food & Ag Issues, Grass Up!, Rootstock Radio


Rootstock Radio: Cow Nutrition & Us with Dr. Silvia Abel-Caines

Download Dr. Silvia Abel-Caines, DVM is Organic Valley’s ruminant nutritionist. That simple title conceals quite the background for Dr. Silvia, who has a doctorate in veterinary medicine and a master’s degree in ruminant nutrition. As Organic Valley’s ruminant nutritionist, she travels around the country helping Organic Valley farmers improve the nutrients available in their pastures. …

March 15th, 2016  |  Posted by Rootstock Radio | Published in Featured Post, Rootstock Radio


Rootstock Radio: “Food Sleuth” Melinda Hemmelgarn (part 2)

Download We had so much to talk about with registered dietitian and “investigative nutritionist” Melinda Hemmelgarn that we had to split our chat into two episodes! Listen to part one here, and click above to listen to part two. Enjoy! Transcript: Interview with Melinda Hemmelgarn – part 2 December 7, 2015 Welcome to Rootstock Radio. …

December 7th, 2015  |  Posted by Rootstock Radio | Published in Featured Post, Food Sleuth, Rootstock Radio


Rootstock Radio: “Food Sleuth” Melinda Hemmelgarn (part 1)

Download We can’t believe it took so long for us to get our good friend, Melinda Hemmelgarn, onto Rootstock Radio! Melinda is a registered dietitian and “investigative nutritionist,” and she hosts a public radio show called “Food Sleuth Radio” that has been on the air since 2009. She’s also an award-winning writer (she writes for …

November 30th, 2015  |  Posted by Rootstock Radio | Published in Featured Post, Food Sleuth, Rootstock Radio


In the News: Fat is Back

Photo by Nikkorz via flickr For this week’s “In the News,” we’re focusing on fat. We at CROPP (Organic Valley) know fat has its benefits, especially like the fat in our whole milk. Here is a breakdown of resources and recent news about the benefits of having fatty foods – good fats, that is – in your diet. …

November 10th, 2015  |  Posted by Mickella Geary | Published in Featured Post, Food & Ag Issues, Health & Wellness


 
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