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13 03, 2017

All About Bulk

March 13th, 2017|Featured in The Co-operator|3 Comments

The East End Food Co-op boasts one of the largest Bulk Foods departments in Pittsburgh. From freshly ground nut butters, fair-trade coffee, candy, flour, and exotic teas and spices, nearly everything can be purchased from our expansive collection. There are other benefits to shopping in bulk beyond all the fresh, tasty offerings: it reduces [...]

13 03, 2017

How Probiotics Support Health & Wellness

March 13th, 2017|Featured in The Co-operator|0 Comments

Probiotics are microorganism living in our body. There are hundreds of different species, including the most well-known, Bifidobacterium and Lactobacillus. The positive impact of probiotics on human health is well documented in scientific studies, and my family and I have personally experienced a profound difference in our overall health because we incorporate high quality [...]

13 03, 2017

Getting to the Root of the Health Care Crisis

March 13th, 2017|Featured in The Co-operator|0 Comments

By Edward Joseph James, MD, MBA  The current model for health care in the United States is focused to a large degree upon the management and treatment of chronic diseases, principally using various prescription drugs and procedural interventions. Chronic diseases are our Nation’s leading cause of death and disabilities. So-called preventative measures (e.g. mammography, [...]