America’s Top Nutrition Educators: Not Who You’d Expect

America’s Top Nutrition Educators: Not Who You’d Expect

Pop Quiz: Who teaches our kids the most about nutrition? Dietitians Teachers Family Other If you answered other, you’re right. In an interesting op-ed in the Huffington Post, Michael Jacobson, Executive Director, Center for Science in the Public Interest, claims … Continue reading

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Salt – “The Forgotten Killer” – Updates from the Battlezone

Salt – “The Forgotten Killer” – Updates from the Battlezone

Michael Jacobson is the director of the non-profit Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), a non-profit consumer advocacy group that serves as an almost lone crusader against the might of the food industry lobbies in Washington DC. At … Continue reading

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Unilever Ditches Trans Fat. Hurray!

Unilever Ditches Trans Fat. Hurray!

Unilever, uber food conglomerate, will stop using trans fat in its margarine spreads as soon as next month, according to an article in USA Today. This is great news for consumers, because Unilever is the number one seller of margarine … Continue reading

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Irradiate What I Ate?

Irradiate What I Ate?

There have been voices in the past week suggesting that extending the irradiation of foods beyond spinach and lettuce may have prevented the current peanut butter salmonella outbreak. The New York Times reports: After spinach tainted with a strain of … Continue reading

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