Weight Loss Tip: Try to include more tomatoes in your meals. The biggest benefit from tomatoes is their high concentration of lycopene. Lycopene is a powerful antioxidant that plays a role in the prevention of cancer cell formation. Research has shown that tomatoes also have potential benefits in the prevention of heart disease and lowering high cholesterol.
Rachel Parent is a 13-year-old activist who believes we have the right to know what we are eating. In 2012, she founded the Kids Right to Know Walk to pressure our government to label genetically modified foods (GMOs). Kitchen Vignettes recently visited Rachel to find out more about what Rachel had to say and bake a delicious GMO-free honey-lemon polenta cake. Find the recipe at and To find out more about Rachel’s work and Kids Right To Know, visit
Video produced by Kitchen Vignettes:
In collaboration with Edible Toronto Magazine:
Filmed by Andrew Norton:
With footage of the 2012 Right To Know Walk generously provided by SR Truax and Christopher Healy.
Music from (creative commons license) : Veloma by Fabrizio Paterlini and Lhasa by Nic Bommarito