Fourth of July: A BBQ Sauce Nutrition Comparison

Fourth of July: A BBQ Sauce Nutrition Comparison

Grilling season is in high gear, and this weekend will see record numbers of Americans celebrating Independence Day with family, friends, and … barbecued meals. Many of you will flavor your meats with an all American barbecue sauce. The origins … Continue reading

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Is America Finally Eating Healthier?

Is America Finally Eating Healthier?

A new report published in the Journal of the American Medial Association points to a slight improvements in the eating habits of Americans in the past 15 years. The percentage of Americans consuming poor diets declined from 56% to 46%. … Continue reading

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2016 Election: Why Isn’t Food Being Discussed at All?

2016 Election: Why Isn’t Food Being Discussed at All?

This post may cause a bit of trouble, but we are really mad that one of the most important issues for our health and the health of the planet is being ignored by both parties. The Dean of Tufts Friedman … Continue reading

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The “Once a Week” Pasta Sauce Warning

The “Once a Week” Pasta Sauce Warning

Mars Inc., one of the world’s largest food conglomerates has initiated a bold move. In the coming months, some of its products will appear with labels encouraging people to consume them just once a week! The products slated for this … Continue reading

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Mac N’ Cheetos – an Orange Fast Food Junk Food Mashup from Burger King

Mac N’ Cheetos – an Orange Fast Food Junk Food Mashup from Burger King

Starting next week, Burger King will be selling a new junk-food mash-up named Mac N’ Cheetos. It’s a neon orange powdered nugget on the outside, filled with deep fried mac n’ cheese on the inside. A 5 piece serving of this … Continue reading

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This One Graph Tells the Story of America’s Obesity Epidemic

This One Graph Tells the Story of America’s Obesity Epidemic

In the past 30 years, America has gotten heavier. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 62 percent of women were overweight or obese. For men, that stat is 72 percent! And yet, 6 in 10 Americans … Continue reading

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Forskolin, the Belly-Fat-Burning Scam

Forskolin, the Belly-Fat-Burning Scam

There is no magic cure for obesity, no secret food or pill that will burn your fat off, and no shortcut to take in order to lose weight. Despite this, every few years, a new magic spell is cast on … Continue reading

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Vegan Whipped Cream, From an Unexpected Source

Vegan Whipped Cream, From an Unexpected Source

What do chickpeas and whipped cream have in common? Up until a year or two ago, the answer would have been “not much”. And then, last year, an Indiana computer programmer who is also an amateur vegan chef, wanted to … Continue reading

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General Mills’ New Tiny Toasts Makes Tiny Nutrition Improvements

General Mills’ New Tiny Toasts Makes Tiny Nutrition Improvements

Breakfast cereal sales have taken a nosedive in America in recent years, and the big manufacturers, Kellogg’s, Post, and General Mills, are suffering. Many of the iconic cereal brands have been with us for decades, so it was about time … Continue reading

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New Study: “Moderation” is Ineffective for Weight Loss

New Study: “Moderation” is Ineffective for Weight Loss

One of the most misused and least understood messages when it comes to weight loss is to “eat in moderation”. A recent study concludes that moderation is not effective in helping people lose weight. To kick off, there is no … Continue reading

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