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20 03, 2013

Shop Smart: The Lure of Junk Food

By |2013-03-20T10:00:32-04:00March 20th, 2013|Food Facts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

I just read "The Extraordinary Science of Junk Food" by Michael Moss in the NY Times recently. It certainly was a thought-provoking read (and fairly long, so allow yourself some time). It addresses not only the profit-seeking aspect of junk food companies, but also the company's goals to [...]

20 02, 2013

The Maze of Natural Snacks

By |2013-02-20T10:00:03-05:00February 20th, 2013|Food Facts, Uncategorized, Weight Management|1 Comment

"All natural". What does that mean to you? For a few years now, food manufacturers like to use the word "natural" on product labels since consumers seem to gravitate toward it. Defining what's natural is important, as is understanding that "natural" products can intermingle with some "not-as-natural" products. [...]