Author Archives: Jorie

Full Name: Jorie Mark Website:
Info: Jorie Mark is Vitacost.com’s Director of Marketing Communications and mom to three kids, ages 3 to 11.
I Want (Organic) Candy!

I Want (Organic) Candy!

I’ve become a bit of a food snob in recent years, and I’m proud of it! If you’re going to look down your nose at anything, fattening, processed foods with GMOs (genetically modified organisms) and artificial flavors and colors seem ...
A Little TLC for Moms-to-Be

A Little TLC for Moms-to-Be

When you’re pregnant, suddenly everything in life is about the baby. You probably used to eat foods that you liked. Now, what you’re eating is “womb service” for that little growing sprout, so you choose your foods with care. ...
What to Do with PB2

What to Do with PB2

I’m one of those people who has an amazing memory when it comes to the exact number of calories and grams of fat in just about any consumable item — from carrot cake to cough drops — and I’m always on the lookout for foods tha ...
Looking Younger””On A Budget

Looking Younger””On A Budget

Frown lines. Smile lines. Crow’s feet. Number elevens. No matter what you call those unwelcome changes to your skin, you’re certainly not the only one who misses those days when all you needed was a cup of coffee and a hot shower to look ...
Study: Working Moms Are Healthier. (Huh??)

Study: Working Moms Are Healthier. (Huh??)

I had a brief fling with being a stay-at-home mom. It was called “maternity leave.” Just kidding! No, I actually did try it out for a few years (freelancing during naptime and nighttime) and by the time my second child was two, I knew I ...
Fifty Shades of Hot Haikus–winners announced!

Fifty Shades of Hot Haikus–winners announced!

Thanks to all you hot mamas who submitted haikus to the Vitacost Fifty Shades of Grey haiku contest. Our panel of judges convened, and the results are in!  First, we have to give honorable mention to Licia P., for her cynical and hilarious take on th ...
Do other people spend their weekends like this??

Do other people spend their weekends like this??

My weekend thus far has involved roof repair, wasp nests, the discovery of a giant water stain in the baby’s room and the World Expo of Ants Convention–taking place in our bathroom, because, I guess, the Las Vegas Convention Center was bo ...