Tired All Day? Your Food May Be Responsible

Tired All Day? Your Food May Be Responsible

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) affects almost 3 percent of the population. It is most common in people after they reach their 40′s and is more prevalent in women than men. Symptoms include fatigue (obviously), loss of memory, inability to concentrate, … Continue reading

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The Future of Organic and Natural Food Brands

The Future of Organic and Natural Food Brands

Earlier this month, the food industry experienced yet another mega-acquisition. Danone, the French dairy conglomerate acquired WhiteWave Foods for TEN BILLION dollars. WhiteWave is know for its organic Horizon milk, and for its dairy free Silk milk products. Like many … Continue reading

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Yet Another Reason to Avoid Cola, Guys Please Pay Attention

Yet Another Reason to Avoid Cola, Guys Please Pay Attention

There are many many reasons to avoid soft drinks. They are the epitome of empty calories, providing no nutritional value. They are candy in liquid form, consumed rapidly and causing blood glucose spikes, contribute to obesity, diabetes, and more. Another … Continue reading

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Congress Pretends It Wants You to Know if Your Food is Genetically Modified

Congress Pretends It Wants You to Know if Your Food is Genetically Modified

Last week, the Senate overwhelming passed a GMO labeling law which would require manufacturers to disclose if their product is made with genetically modified ingredients. We are all for transparency in labeling, but in this case, the Senate has actually … Continue reading

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The Truth About Butter

The Truth About Butter

The interwebs and news channels are abuzz with wonderful news, as eloquently posted by Time magazine, that “The Case for Eating Butter Just Got Stronger”. This, based on a new study that reviewed 12 prior studies and looked for a … Continue reading

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Kellogg’s has Just Opened a Cereal Restaurant

Kellogg’s has Just Opened a Cereal Restaurant

While you were busy grilling hot dogs on Fourth of July Weekend, Kellogg’s opened up a cereal cafe in Times Square New York. Who would go to a restaurant and pay 6 to 9 dollars for cereal and milk? Apparently, … 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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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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Philadelphia is the First Big City to Pass a Soda Tax

Philadelphia is the First Big City to Pass a Soda Tax

Philadelphia’s City Council voted yesterday to impose a tax on sugary drinks, becoming the first major city in the US to do so. A 1.5 cent tax will be imposed on every ounce of sugary and diet drink sold in … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Introduces a New Salad

McDonald’s Introduces a New Salad

Major news in fast food yesterday, as McDonald’s – symbol of the unhealthiest food you can get – announced an overhaul of its salads: Red leaf lettuce and carrots added to all salads on McDonald’s menus nationwide Colorful cornucopia of … Continue reading

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