Are Foods Labeled “Organic” Also GMO-Free?

Q: With all the politics around labeling (or not labeling) genetically modified organisms and the weakening of organic standards, I have to ask, can I assume that foods labeled “organic” are also GMO-free?  —David in Cherry Hill, New Jersey A: USDA organic rules strictly prohibit the use of GMO seeds. Organic…

10 Healing Crystals For The Total Beginner

Although you may associate them with a grade-school science experience (or, less flatteringly, with Spencer Pratt), crystals are actually having a rather fashionable moment. Nowadays, you’re just as likely to see them on a statement necklace as in your nearest New Age shop. That said, many people still believe certain crystals have…