Schools, an Important Part of the Nutrition Puzzle

Schools, an Important Part of the Nutrition Puzzle

Children enter the public education system at the tender age of 5 and stay there for 13 years. During that time, they learn to read, write, and hopefully to become contributing members of society.This is not something to be taken … Continue reading

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How Pure is your Honey?

How Pure is your Honey?

Image via Wikipedia This week Florida became the first state to define “Pure Honey” in the letter of the law: Under terms of the new regulation, honey containing anything other than the ”natural food product resulting from the harvest of … Continue reading

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On Orange Juice

On Orange Juice

Image via Wikipedia [UPDATE June 2, 2009: See response of Florida Department of Citrus in the comments] More than 620 million gallons of orange juice are sold per year in the United States. There is an undeniable health halo to … Continue reading

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“Local” is the New Junkfood Buzzword [Frito Lay Potato Chips]

“Local” is the New Junkfood Buzzword [Frito Lay Potato Chips]

Ever since the term locavore was coined in 2005, there has been a lot of excitement around the prospect of people enjoying fresher, tastier foods, with less of an environmental impact because they travel less. We have come to appreciate … Continue reading

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10 Peanut Butter Facts

10 Peanut Butter Facts

Image via Wikipedia You’ve probably heard about the most recent Salmonella outbreak. The culprit this time seems to be a batch of infected peanut butter, of all things. In his blog, Bill Marler deduces that the most probable cause is … Continue reading

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