4 Reasons Chobani’s 100-Calorie Yogurts Are a Bad Choice

4 Reasons Chobani’s 100-Calorie Yogurts Are a Bad Choice

Chobani is a name synonymous with Greek Yogurt. The company took the yogurt category by storm less than 10 years ago and since then has had a positive impact on consumption in America. The US is still woefully behind Europe, … Continue reading

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If Milk is White, Why is Cheese Yellow?

If Milk is White, Why is Cheese Yellow?

Teri, a Fooducate community member asks “After reading your latest post on cheese, I got to thinking. What about the stuff we can see. Like why is cheese yellow? Is it dye that is bad for you? I’d love to … Continue reading

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Judge: Lawsuit against Deceptive Vitamin Water IS Justified

Judge: Lawsuit against Deceptive Vitamin Water IS Justified

Late last week a federal judge ruled in favor of consumers when he allowed a lawsuit against Vitamin Water to proceed. The lawsuit was filed in early 2009 by the advocacy group Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). … Continue reading

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Skittles – Taste the Rainbow of Chemicals [Inside the Label]

Skittles – Taste the Rainbow of Chemicals [Inside the Label]

Skittles are a popular candy manufactured by Mars, Inc. Originally from the UK, the brand was brought here in the late seventies, and has nevcr looked back. The “taste the rainbow” theme has been used extensively in the brand’s marketing … Continue reading

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Two More Reasons to Eat Less Processed Foods

Two More Reasons to Eat Less Processed Foods

A recent study conduced by Italian researchers found that two commonly used food additives have the ability to alter human hormones. From The Daily Green: More than 3,000 preservatives, flavorings, colors and other ingredients are added to food in the … Continue reading

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