Browsing the "calories" Tag

Fooducate Helps You Know What You Eat

February 24th, 2013 | by Mary Gerush

We live with information overload, but a few online sites dedicated to understanding nutritional value have proven their worth. Get to know Fooducate


PETA Enters the Fast Food Fight

March 2nd, 2012 | by Jessi Stafford

The fast food industry is taking on PETA's attempts to demonize them, and has unleashed a series of documents regarding some unethical behaviors of the nonprofit. A few months ago if you Googled PETA, you probably would've been greeted with images of supermodels in cages wearing nothing but body paint, or some controversial billboards shaming overweight children. Now, a PETA search turns up some pretty damning stuff.


Skinnygirl Wine Exposed: Not So Low-Calorie

February 28th, 2012 | by Jennifer Kaplan

Not that long ago, I wrote about the dubious "natural" labeling (aka. greenwash) on Skinnygirl cocktails and how they contain E211, an additive linked to aging and cancer. So I was completely unsurprised to find more mis-truth in advertising surrounding their new line of wine


Pouring on the Pounds: New York’s Anti-Soda Campaign

February 15th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

Have you seen any of the videos from New York's new anti-soda campaign? The city is trying to fight obesity by raising awareness about the dangers of sugary drinks through a series of videos and ads around the city



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