The Kosher Food Diet

The Kosher Food Diet

Beth Warren is a NYC based dietitian whose new book on weight loss has an interesting angle – Kosher food. Living a Real Life with Real Food: How to Get Healthy, Lose Weight, and Stay Energized—the Kosher Way is the first … Continue reading

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Kosher Certification: A Model of Reliable Food Label Regulation

Kosher Certification: A Model of Reliable Food Label Regulation

This is a guest post from Timothy D. Lytton, Professor of Law at Albany Law School and author of Kosher: Private Regulation in the Age of Industrial Food. An endless parade of new food labels that misrepresent processed foods high in fat … Continue reading

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RD reviewed: Healthy Finds at the NYC Vegetarian Food Festival

RD reviewed: Healthy Finds at the NYC Vegetarian Food Festival

This is a guest post by Jackie Topol, MS, RD, CDN, a clinical dietitian at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Last week I attended the NYC Vegetarian Food Festival, which boasted a wide variety of new products out on the market. The two-day … Continue reading

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Kosher Food’s Health Halo. What the FDA Can Learn

Kosher Food’s Health Halo. What the FDA Can Learn

One of the hottest trends in the grocery business theses days is Kosher food. Sales reached $12.5 billion in 2008, 64% more than  2003. Kosher food abides by a set of religious laws observed by Jews for thousands of years. … Continue reading

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Ambrosia? Yoplait’s New Greek Yogurt [Inside the Label]

Ambrosia? Yoplait’s New Greek Yogurt [Inside the Label]

Yoplait has a new Greek style yogurt out. There’s a massive marketing campaign tie in to the new Clash of the Titans movie and Athena portraying actress Izabella Miko. Strong woman eats good yogurt. Greek gods, Greek Yogurt, Yadda yadda… … Continue reading

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Guess What’s in the Picture [Food Additive]

Guess What’s in the Picture [Food Additive]

A) moldy jelly beans B) microscopic view of sugar powder C) Bugs D) None of the above Answer below Get Fooducated Download APP Subscribe Follow

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Inside the Label: Funky Monkey Freeze Dried Snacks

Inside the Label: Funky Monkey Freeze Dried Snacks

As children, we loved visiting The Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C. Besides all the cool spacegear, a special treat awaited us at the souvenir shop – Astronaut Dessert in the form of freeze dried ice cream. Strawberry and … Continue reading

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6 Food Myths

6 Food Myths

Image via Wikipedia A great piece from the New York Times this weekend covers some food myths that have been ingrained in our collective minds for years. The article is written by six experts in their respective fields, though the … Continue reading

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