Browsing the "Nutrition" Tag

Top News from the Food Front: New Food Documentary, New Food System Foolishness

May 10th, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton

Vermont boldly goes where no state has gone before, and food industry moguls mobilize to resist transparency. The USDA gets something right, surprising local food enthusiasts everywhere; and Katie Couric's new documentary cheeses off the food industry's obesity profiteers. Meanwhile industrial ag causes problems for bees, food eaters, and the whole planet actually. What else is new in the world of food? Glad you asked!


5 Reasons I’d Still Be Vegan If I Were a Dude

April 4th, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton

As the vegan movement grows, statistics say it resonates most strongly with women -- at least so far. Of the 2.5 million or so Americans who identify themselves as part of Team Vegan, about 79% are female. Society sends some screwy messages about 'acceptable' gender-based behavior; in this case, those messages may be doing men a disservice. Vegan eating isn't 'a girl thing' -- especially if you're a fellow who values strength, health, environmentalism, and sex!


Is Sugar Killing You?

April 1st, 2014 | by Jennifer Kaplan

A recent study found a significant relationship between added sugar consumption and increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease. A recent [&hellip


Google Makes Nutrition Data Comparison a Cinch

March 29th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

Is there anything Google can't or won't do? I know. That's a silly question. So, what if you want to know the nutrition data comparison, say, between kale and beef? Just go to Google and type it in: "compare kale beef." Or "kale vs. beef."


Which Vegetables Boast Maximum Nutrition?

March 18th, 2014 | by Mary Gerush

Food Day 2014 is months away, but the Food Day crew is busy spreading nuggets of real food wisdom, including this chart ranking nutrition in 73 vegetables



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