Stories by Clarissa A. León

Clarissa A. Leon is AlterNet's food editor. She formerly served as an investigative research assistant at The Daily Beast and The Nation Institute.  subscribe to Clarissa A. León's feed

Posted on: Jul 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A new test reveals Whole Foods' yogurt has more than five times the sugar listed on their label.

Posted on: Jul 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Customers use online petition tools and win.

Posted on: Jul 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The hunger for profits has compromised food labeling.

Posted on: Jul 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A new map puts our food system in a whole new light.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A recent study finds knowledge of unhealthy foods can predict a higher BMI.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Not only are mangoes high in Vitamin C, they could be the secret to unlocking marijuana's true potential.