Browsing the "diet" Tag

Top News from the Food Front: Vegan Romance, GMO Controversy, Organic Boomtime

April 12th, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton

What's new in food news? Great things and foolish things! Veganism boosts sexytime, organics go mainstream, and states take action against agricultural abuse of antibiotics. Meanwhile the GMO labeling battle rages, the biotech industry throws well-funded hissyfits, and U.S. trade suffers because we can't get our GMO problem under control. Read on, for the week's best and worst news in food!


7 Ways to Ditch Fad Diets, & Change Your Lifestyle!

July 18th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor

How many 'eating plans' have you been on, in your lifetime? According to the CDC, 70% of adult Americans are overweight or obese -- and that number is not decreasing, regardless of the fact that the fad diet industry is booming. If you're working towards healthy-body-weight goals, it's important to consider just why quick fix diets don't work. And more importantly, it's important to explore the basic rules of what does work! For a lastingly healthy lifestyle and an end to destructive fad diets, read on


Do You Eat Mindlessly?

May 9th, 2013 | by Jennifer Kaplan

While researching the milk industry’s attempt to use artificial sweeteners in milk without labeling, I can across some interesting data.


How Important Is Breakfast?

April 16th, 2013 | by Jennifer Kaplan

An email, this time from LuckyBolt a breakfast and lunch delivery service in San Francisco, alerted me to new research


Mountain Dew Kickstart: The Latest in a Long Line of Breakfast Atrocities

March 3rd, 2013 | by Matthew Lovitt

It's a question many of us have pondered, when trying to develop the healthy lifestyle habits that are invaluable in the quest for health and wellness. Answering the breakfast question may have just become more difficult with the release of PepsiCo's Mountain Dew KickStart, aimed at further divorcing our best intentions from the behaviors that truly support health


Big Food, Big Marketing and Big Children

December 20th, 2012 | by Matthew Lovitt

By now, we are all well aware that the state of our children’s health is in rapid decline. With nearly 30% of children identified as either overweight or obese and the alarming rate with which children are developing type II, adult-onset, diabetes, everyone is attempting to assert blame for the epidemic that has a firm grip on the health of our youth.



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