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26 07, 2016

Ditching Preservatives: A market strategy or a journey to food-borne illness?

By |2019-06-26T13:54:14-04:00July 26th, 2016|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Ditching Preservatives: A market strategy or a journey to food-borne illness?

A recent news story about a case in the European Union court concluding that health and nutrition professionals really can't be in a position to have up to date knowledge about all foods - almost had a "trust no one" stance to it. This reminded me of the [...]

28 03, 2014

Set Yourself Free From Food Rules

By |2014-03-28T07:39:06-04:00March 28th, 2014|Food Facts, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|1 Comment

A colleague recently pointed out how people are often more worried about what their food is "free" of (sugar-free, antibiotic-free, hormone-free, gluten-free, wheat-free, fat-free), as opposed to the important stuff that the food is providing (protein, antioxidant vitamins, minerals, fiber, phytochemicals). Not to mention the enjoyment good food [...]