The New Farm Bill and Our Rotten Politicians

The New Farm Bill and Our Rotten Politicians

Yesterday, the Senate approved the new $956,000,000,000 Farm Bill and it is on its way to President Obama for signature. Yes, close to ONE TRILLION dollars of spending over the next ten years. The Bill has been in the works … Continue reading

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A Nobel Laureate (Economics) Writes on the Insanity of Our Food Policy

A Nobel Laureate (Economics) Writes on the Insanity of Our Food Policy

Nobel prize winner Joseph Stiglitz is considered one of the top 5 economists in the world today. He is currently a professor at Columbia University in New York, and has a distinguished track record on both international and national monetary … Continue reading

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Call Off the War on Obesity

Call Off the War on Obesity

This is a guest blog post by Andy Bellatti, MS, RD. It originally appeared on his blog Small Bites “The war on obesity” has become a familiar battle cry. It serves as the basis for professional health conferences or an exploitative a “motivational” extreme-weight-loss … Continue reading

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Is the Government Setting Us Up to Make Bad Food Choices?

Is the Government Setting Us Up to Make Bad Food Choices?

It costs more to eat healthy, and the government is partially to blame. These are the conclusions of a team of scientists from the University of Washington in Seattle. In a study recently published on Health Affairs, the authors hypothesized … Continue reading

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Is Nutrition Labeling a Smokescreen?

Is Nutrition Labeling a Smokescreen?

Obesity rates are going up and we all know this is a big problem for our country. In this blog and with the Fooducate mobile apps we try to educate ourselves to choose healthy foods based on their nutrition label … Continue reading

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