Wild West in Washington DC: Nutrition Labeling as an Example

Wild West in Washington DC: Nutrition Labeling as an Example

This is a guest post by¬†Richard Perlmutter, MS. One of the most frequently observed claims on food and beverage packaging is “all natural”. It is a term that is supposed to be subject to regulatory oversight. Two federal agencies are … Continue reading

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Are Hebrew National Kosher Hot Dogs Healthier than the Rest?

Are Hebrew National Kosher Hot Dogs Healthier than the Rest?

We recently got an email from Dave: Stumbled across your blog a few days ago, have been pouring over your archives ever since.¬† My wife and I are in the process of converting to a much more natural and healthy … Continue reading

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Egg Beaters and Cholesterol Confusion

Egg Beaters and Cholesterol Confusion

One of the problems with nutrition science is that it changes every once in a while when new research come in, but it takes the public a long time to readjust its mindset. The result is mass confusion regarding what’s … Continue reading

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Manwich Sloppy Joe Sauce – Nutritious? [Inside the Label]

Manwich Sloppy Joe Sauce – Nutritious? [Inside the Label]

Sloppy Joes are an iconic American family meal dating back to the 1930′s. They are comprised of ground beef, tomato sauce, onions, and seasoning, all inside a hamburger bun. In this era of minimum preparation at the kitchen, most consumers … Continue reading

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More PR from ADA’s Expo: Beech-Nut “Advancing Nutrition”; Con-Agra Canned Tomatoes

More PR from ADA’s Expo: Beech-Nut “Advancing Nutrition”; Con-Agra Canned Tomatoes

The American Dietetic Association’s Annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo is a launchpad for companies’ new nutritional products and findings. Here are two additional announcements. Beech-Nut, the baby-food underdo, has pledged it’s commitment to babies’ nutrition and health by … Continue reading

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