Welcome to Cornucopia! We are an independent natural foods grocery, located in Northampton, MA. Northampton is a vibrant small city in the beautiful Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts. Home to Smith College, our community is renowned for arts and education. Amherst College, Mount Holyoke College, Hampshire College and UMASS Amherst are all nearby. Since 1980, Cornucopia Foods has been providing the best products and service to our customers. We are a great source for health food and natural groceries, as well as a great selection of top-quality supplements and body care including Suki, Dr. Hauschka and Weleda. Find us in Thornes Marketplace, a beautiful collection of independent businesses in a former Victorian department store. On this website, you'll find plenty of information that will enrich your experience at Cornucopia. We've included "Health Notes" and "FoodNotes" an interactive resource for nutritional information. There are also coupons, specials, recipes, directions and much more. Please return often to stay informed with what's happening at Cornucopia. We thank you for your business.
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No More Plastic Bags!
Paper or plastic? Well, how about neither! Cornucopia is excited to be a participant in "Bag Share."
|What is leptin?|
Leptin is a hormone that has a central role in fat metabolism. It was first discovered in 1994 and is produced by adipose tissue (fat tissue). Leptin affects your appetite. It signals to the brain that the body has had enough to eat. Even though leptin is generally a circulating signal that reduces appetite, obese people have an unusually high concentration of leptin. These people are resistant to the effects of leptin, in much the same way that people with type 2 diabetes are resistant to the effects of insulin. ... more