Why Are Consumers Shunning Special-K and Kashi?

Why Are Consumers Shunning Special-K and Kashi?

Last week, Kellogg’s announced that its quarterly revenue plummeted by over $1 Billion, posting a net loss of $300 million dollars! The losses were attributed to sales of cereals and snacks, particularly Special-K and Kashi. Once the darlings of health … Continue reading

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Nestle To Drop Artificial Colors from Chocolate Candies

Nestle To Drop Artificial Colors from Chocolate Candies

More good news coming from the food industry. After years of trying to convince Americans that artificial food dyes are safe, another mega-food corporation has listened to the people and decided to replace them with natural dyes. NestlĂ© USA has … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Cholesterol in Food & Cholesterol in the Body

The Difference Between Cholesterol in Food & Cholesterol in the Body

The big news in health nutrition circles is that the upcoming Dietary Guidelines for America will no longer vilify cholesterol. Published every 5 years since 1980 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Cheetos Sweetos

Coming Soon: Cheetos Sweetos

Frito-Lay is introducing a line extension to the famous Cheetos brand, and this time it’s going to be sweet. Cheetos Sweetos will be introduced to the market in late February to take a bite out of the Easter sweets market, … Continue reading

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What If All Nutrition Studies Are Based on Wrong Data?

What If All Nutrition Studies Are Based on Wrong Data?

A majority of nutrition studies, conclusions and recommendations are based on flawed data. The result is bad advice dispensed to the public. This is the conclusion of a paper titled Energy balance measurement: when something is not better than nothing, … Continue reading

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High Fructose Corn Syrup More Toxic than Sugar … for Females

High Fructose Corn Syrup More Toxic than Sugar … for Females

High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is one of the most despised ingredients in consumer health circles. The corn derived sweetener has replaced sugar in soft drinks as well as thousands of other foods and beverages since the 1980′s. HFCS has … Continue reading

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The Mechanism Linking Red Meat and Cancer Has Been Discovered

The Mechanism Linking Red Meat and Cancer Has Been Discovered

We’ve been advised for decades to reduce our consumption of red meat. Multiple population studies have shown that excess consumption led to heart disease and cancer. But why does steak every night increase the risk for cancer? This is a … Continue reading

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Awesome: Slight Alcohol Intoxication Facilitates Creative Problem Solving

Awesome: Slight Alcohol Intoxication Facilitates Creative Problem Solving

Just in time for New Year’s Eve, surprising news for those of us who like to drink. Alcohol, consumed in the right amount, may help people with creative problem solving. It’s all about the dosage. Scientists from the Department of … Continue reading

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McDonald’s New Year Resolutions

McDonald’s New Year Resolutions

Fast-food behemoth McDonald’s has had a good run in the last decade. Despite fears that health conscious consumers would avoid its burgers and fries, the company’s stock shot up 700% since its low in 2003. This was achieved mostly through … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of Breakfast Cereal

The Dark Side of Breakfast Cereal

Breakfast cereal is the morning routine for the majority of Americans. The vast array of choices, an entire supermarket aisle, is evidence of our love affair with popped, extruded, or otherwise processed grains mixed with sugar and milk. Cereal is … Continue reading

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