3 Surprising Sources of Calcium

3 Surprising Sources of Calcium

Our body requires multiple minerals to assist with physiological functions such as hormone control, growth, and other structural roles. Unlike the proteins, fats, and carbohydrates which provide the energy to be consumed by your body, minerals are energy-less and are … Continue reading

Leave a reply
Scientists Find Correlation Between BPA and Autism

Scientists Find Correlation Between BPA and Autism

After many years of suspicion, a definitive link between BPA exposure and autism has been found. Researchers have shown that children with autism metabolize BPA differently than normal children. Bisphenol-A (BPA), is a chemical widely used in plastic bottles and … Continue reading

4 Replies
Study Confirms: Nuts Are Good For You

Study Confirms: Nuts Are Good For You

A study published this week reviews of the diets of over 200,000 people in the US and in China has confirmed what we’ve know all along: A diet including nuts reduces the risk of heart disease. People who ate the … Continue reading

2 Replies
Could Common Food Emulsifiers Be the Cause of Obesity?

Could Common Food Emulsifiers Be the Cause of Obesity?

Many foods sold in supermarkets today include additives from a family known as emulsifiers.  You may have noticed some popular emulsifiers when reading the ingredient list of your favorite foods: soy lecithin, polysorbate 80, and carrageenan to name just a … Continue reading

10 Replies
Reduced-Fat-Peanut-Butter Fail

Reduced-Fat-Peanut-Butter Fail

Peanut butter is a great, nutritious food, and a staple in many American homes. It is high in calories, because peanuts are high in (healthy) fats. A 2-tablespoon serving of peanut butter has about 190 calories. In order to make peanut … Continue reading

5 Replies
What if BPA Alternatives Are Also Toxic?

What if BPA Alternatives Are Also Toxic?

Bisphenol-A (BPA), is a chemical widely used in plastic bottles and cans. It is associated with cancer, infertility, and fetal development issues. Once it enters the body, BPA behaves like estrogen, a human hormone. It disturbs the normal operation of certain … Continue reading

8 Replies
Is Dolcia Prima Allulose the Sugar Alternative We’ve All Been Waiting For?

Is Dolcia Prima Allulose the Sugar Alternative We’ve All Been Waiting For?

Move over Stevia and Splenda, there’s a new sweetener on the block. The brand name is Dolcia Prima, and it’s brought to you by the same folks who make the artificial sweetener Splenda. Here’s what you need to know: The … Continue reading

12 Replies
USDA Rubber Stamps Approval for GMO Apples

USDA Rubber Stamps Approval for GMO Apples

A new genetically modified food has been approved by the USDA and this time it’s a fruit. The arctic apple won’t brown when its flesh is exposed to air. At first though, this seems cool – nobody wants to bite … Continue reading

12 Replies
Hershey’s Announces Ingredient Overhaul

Hershey’s Announces Ingredient Overhaul

Bowing to consumer pressure, The Hershey company announced last week that it is transitioning to “Simple, Easy to Understand Ingredients”. During 2015, the company will be making the following changes to some of its most iconic products, including Hershey’s Kisses: … Continue reading

14 Replies
How to Prevent a Peanut Allergy from Developing

How to Prevent a Peanut Allergy from Developing

In just the last 10 years, there has been a threefold increase in peanut allergies in young children in the US and the UK. In order to avert the development of an allergy, pediatricians are recommending that the introduction of … Continue reading

4 Replies