Oh No! Adult Obesity Rates Still Rising

Oh No! Adult Obesity Rates Still Rising

Childhood obesity seemed to be leveling off in the US in the last year. Unfortunately, the same can’t be said for us adults. 27.2 percent of Americans are now obese, a full percentage point up from last year. To paint … Continue reading

Posted in In The News | 15 Replies
Should Food Companies Sponsor Health Organizations?

Should Food Companies Sponsor Health Organizations?

Earlier this week, The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) published an open letter to the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) asking the government organization to stop its affiliation with The Coca Cola Company. From CSPI’s … Continue reading

Posted in In The News | 1 Reply
2010 – The Year We Begin to Respect Food

2010 – The Year We Begin to Respect Food

Respect. Not the first word that comes to mind when we think about food. Hunger, guilt, diet, and calories are more common thoughts that pass our collective American mind when we contemplate what goes through our mouth three or more … Continue reading

Posted in Food Thoughts | 2 Replies
Thanksgiving – A Locavore Tradition for Over 300 Years

Thanksgiving – A Locavore Tradition for Over 300 Years

As we sit down to enjoy the quintessential American holiday dinner, let’s stop for a minute and contemplate what we are actually celebrating. What started off as a harvest festival in colonial times, became an annual tradition during the civil … Continue reading

Posted in Food Thoughts | Leave a reply
French Paradox a Hoax. They’re Fat in Paris Too.

French Paradox a Hoax. They’re Fat in Paris Too.

We’ve been hearing for years that in France the women are thinner, despite the croissants, buttery dishes and other saturated fats. A whole book entitled “French Women Don’t Get Fat,” explained that the ladies savour their food calmly, abstain from … Continue reading

Posted in In The News | 2 Replies
The Meaning of Independence

The Meaning of Independence

Happy 4th of July everyone. We’d rather it be called Independence Day, because that is what we have been celebrating for the past 200 years, not a date 7/04. As we head to cookouts, picnics, bar-b-ques and other food related … Continue reading

Posted in Food Thoughts | Leave a reply