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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 [...]

22 06, 2012

It’s Green! It’s Naturally Good for Me!

By |2012-06-22T07:00:58-04:00June 22nd, 2012|Food Facts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on It’s Green! It’s Naturally Good for Me!

Have you noticed all of the 'natural' packaging lately? Green, the color of ecologically friendly, is hitting food labels at a faster rate than ever. The spin? Food manufacturers are using ecology to convince you that a product is better for you because it's more 'natural' or simply [...]

14 06, 2012

Eat Real Food – Don’t Obsess over Ingredient Lists

By |2012-06-14T14:39:05-04:00June 14th, 2012|Food Facts, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on Eat Real Food – Don’t Obsess over Ingredient Lists

Food preservatives are widely used in our food supply. Often the term "processed food" is viewed negatively, but in fact there's often good reason to process foods. Processing helps reduce harmful bacteria, allowing for a longer shelf life, the preservation of the natural characteristics of food, as well [...]