Clean Eating – What is It?

Clean Eating – What is It?

Are you familiar with the term Clean Eating? We’re beginning to hear more and more people talk about the clean eating movement and decided to take a minute to take a look. Clean eating is all about eating healthfully. Contrary … Continue reading

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Ridiculous Pomegranate Juice Wars

Ridiculous Pomegranate Juice Wars

POM, the beverage company that turned an old pomegranate orchard into a money machine with POM Wonderful juices, is taking the Coca Cola Company, parent of Minute Maid, to court. The reason: false advertising. According to POM, Minute Maid’s pomegranate … Continue reading

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A New Year’s Resolution for the Food Industry – Honest Nutrition Labeling

A New Year’s Resolution for the Food Industry – Honest Nutrition Labeling

Just as the year is ending, the tireless consumer advocacy group CSPI (Center for Science in the Public Interest) has sent a 158 page report to the FDA, entitled Food Labeling Chaos – the case for reform [download PDF]. In … Continue reading

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Are Minute Maid “Brain Juice” Commercials Misleading? [Inside the Label]

Are Minute Maid “Brain Juice” Commercials Misleading? [Inside the Label]

Minute Maid, a subsidiary of the Coca Cola Company best known for its lines of fruit juices, has been reprimanded, albeit lightly, by the National Advertising Division (NAD) of the Council of Better Business Bureaus (CBBB). NAD found that commercials … 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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