Can I Eat Bread if I’m on a Diet?

Can I Eat Bread if I’m on a Diet?

Total avoidance of bread is a mistake made by some people trying to lose weight. They believe that the carbs in bread are interfering with their diet plans. It’s true that many supermarket breads are high in carbs, and often low … Continue reading

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Bai Antiwater: Everything That is Wrong With Nutrition Today

Bai Antiwater: Everything That is Wrong With Nutrition Today

File this under ridiculous. Bai, a beverage company whose exotically named drinks we’ve covered in the past, is now selling bottled water, but calling it something else. Meet Bai “Anti-water”. Seriously. That’s the product’s name. Here is the pitch from … Continue reading

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Which Spread is Better for Dieters – Nutella or Peanut Butter?

Which Spread is Better for Dieters – Nutella or Peanut Butter?

Despite years of fat phobia, Americans are returning in droves to once taboo foods such as avocado and peanut butter. High in fats, these whole foods are bursting with nutrition benefits, including healthy, unsaturated fats. We highly encourage people to … Continue reading

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11 Types of Food Additives You Need to Know About

11 Types of Food Additives You Need to Know About

One of the sexiest health claims on food products is “No additives or preservatives”. As the food industry is adapting to consumer demand for real food, companies are looking for ways to remove ingredients that are deemed dangerous by consumers. … Continue reading

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The Nasty Truth About Fat-Free Salad Dressing

The Nasty Truth About Fat-Free Salad Dressing

People who try to lose weight are on a constant look out for lower calorie foods. This makes perfect sense. Sometimes these good intentions lead to bad food choices. Take salad dressing, for example. First and foremost, a tasty salad … Continue reading

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Which is Healthier for Me: Skim or Whole Milk?

Which is Healthier for Me: Skim or Whole Milk?

For decades, we’ve been taught that low-fat dairy is healthier for us. Fat was vilified as the culprit responsible for weight gain and heart disease. But lately, we’re seeing a reversal, and fat is being celebrated. Unfortunately, there is no … Continue reading

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Artificial Sweeteners, Yes or No?

Artificial Sweeteners, Yes or No?

Our collective sweet tooth is a major challenge when it comes to weight management. Soft drinks are the single largest contributor to obesity in the US, and sugar is added to a large number of products we purchase in the … Continue reading

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The FDA Wants You to Know How Much Sugar You Are Adding to Your Diet

The FDA Wants You to Know How Much Sugar You Are Adding to Your Diet

Earlier this year, the FDA introduced a new nutrition label planned to replace the current label in the near future, most likely 2018. The new label requires companies to list the amount of sugar that was added to a food … Continue reading

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Don’t Be a Victim of This Dunkin’ Donuts Health Ambush

Don’t Be a Victim of This Dunkin’ Donuts Health Ambush

Duncan Donuts is trying to keep with the time; and consumer preferences for healthier fare. That’s why this summer, DD has added “Fruit Smoothies” to its lineup. Here is the copy for its Tropical Mango Smoothie: “The feel good taste … Continue reading

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4 Orange Juice Lies

4 Orange Juice Lies

Orange juice is a big business in the US, generating over $10 billion in annual sales. While oranges are inherently healthy, the fresh fruit has a short season. In order to bring the goodness of oranges to the rest of … Continue reading

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