Yay – M&M’s to Lose Artificial Colors!

Yay – M&M’s to Lose Artificial Colors!

Some great news to start off the day. 10 years after removing artificial dyes from M&M’s in Europe, confectionery giant Mars is finally getting rid of them in the US as well. On Friday, Mars announced that it will be … Continue reading

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6 in 10 Americans Are Trying to Reduce their Sugar Intake

6 in 10 Americans Are Trying to Reduce their Sugar Intake

As we wrote in the past, sugar has become the lead nemesis of health conscious eaters. In a recent poll of nearly 2000 US adults, 58 percent said they tried to limit their sugar intake in the last month. This … Continue reading

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Campbell’s Soup Goes Full Monty on GMOs

Campbell’s Soup Goes Full Monty on GMOs

Campbell’s Soup Company will be the first of the Big Food corporations to voluntarily change its food labels and indicate the presence of GMOs in its products. The company, owner of Pepperidge Farm, V8, Prego, and its famous soup brand, … Continue reading

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Finding Out if Your Beef is Grass Fed Just Got Harder

Finding Out if Your Beef is Grass Fed Just Got Harder

Earlier this month, the Agricultural Marketing Services (AMS) arm of the USDA decided that it is withdrawing its standard for “Grass Fed Beef”. While this is more of a marketing claim standard for beef producers, and not as rigid as … Continue reading

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Would You Eat a Beer Bar?

Would You Eat a Beer Bar?

  As you may know, the production of beer involves the malting of grains (usually barley or wheat) to extract their sugars. Once “spent”, these grains are discarded. Billions of pounds of leftover grains are tossed into landfills every year. … Continue reading

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Night Milk – The New Sleeping Pill

Night Milk – The New Sleeping Pill

If you have trouble falling asleep, or long restless nights, this post is for you. Soon, we may be seeing a new type of milk on supermarket shelves. In experiments conducted on mice, scientists have shown that milk collected from … Continue reading

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Bananas, RIP

Bananas, RIP

Bananas are one of the most perfect foods. They are tasty any time of day, affordable, and packed full of nutrition. A single banana has over 10% of the daily fiber and potassium requirements. These are 2 nutrients that most … Continue reading

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Coffee Lovers Rejoice! Moderate Consumption Linked to Increased Life Expectancy

Coffee Lovers Rejoice! Moderate Consumption Linked to Increased Life Expectancy

Consuming 3 to 5 cups of coffee daily is correlated to a longer lifespan. This conclusion is the result of a review of 30 years of data for 207,000 people who participated in the Nurses Health Study and Health Professionals … Continue reading

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Obesity in America is Still Rising. Here’s How To Beat the Odds

Obesity in America is Still Rising. Here’s How To Beat the Odds

Obesity in America is still rising. In 2003, 32 percent of Americans were obese. By 2011, the figure was 35 percent. The most current data, for 2014, shows points to 38 percent of the population as obese. The data was … Continue reading

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It’s Easier than Ever to Eat Cauliflower

It’s Easier than Ever to Eat Cauliflower

Cauliflower is an unsung hero in the battle against the bulge. The highly versatile vegetable is extremely low in calories, rich in nutrients, and tastes great when prepared correctly. Unfortunately, its unwieldy shape, tendency for brownish spots, and unfriendly odor … Continue reading

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