NEW: Fooducate for Heart Health!

NEW: Fooducate for Heart Health!

February was American Heart Month. Valentine’s day aside, how did your heart fare? According to the CDC, over 700,000 Americans have a heart attack each year. About one in four US deaths is from heart disease – 600,000 people a … Continue reading

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Really Irritating Napkin [See Picture]

Really Irritating Napkin [See Picture]

Dear food and beverage brands, Instead of asking us to help you raise pennies for various health causes, how about making products that don’t make us sick in the first place? Thank you. Get Fooducated: iPhone App RSS Subscription or … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cheerios, Corporate Growth, and Obesity

Chocolate Cheerios, Corporate Growth, and Obesity

Once upon a time there was “Cheerios”. For almost 40 years, up until the late 1970′s, consumers had only one Cheerios flavor to choose from. And then General Mills, corporate owner of the Cheerios brand, introduced Honey Nut Cheerios. It … Continue reading

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Study: Fruit & Veggies DON’T Prevent Cancer

Study: Fruit & Veggies DON’T Prevent Cancer

Earth shattering news – veggies and fruits won’t stop the big C. A 9 year study of over 400,000 men and women showed a very weak link between fruit and vegetable consumption and the risk of contracting cancer. The study … Continue reading

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The American Heart Association’s “Simple Seven” Heart Health Factors

The American Heart Association’s “Simple Seven” Heart Health Factors

The American Heart Association wants you to be healthier. And in a new, online campaign, dubbed My Life Check, the organization is introducing 7 factors that will help you live longer: Stop smoking Get active Lose weight Eat better Manage … Continue reading

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