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Category: Healthy Drinks

Are There Any Coconut Water Benefits?

Have you ever wondered: What exactly are the coconut water benefits for your health? Well, you’re not alone and the question has been popping up a lot lately. Experts such as Marion Nestle (FoodPolitics) and Michael Moss (New York Times) have both taken a “tough look” at health claims on coconut water in the past few weeks.

11 Beverage Industry Fails

There’s been a flurry of beverage industry news lately, and most of it falls in the fail department. Soda- and commercial juice-makers try all kinds of marketing techniques to make us think that their products are natural, healthy, and even good for the planet. At the end of the day, it’s up to us as consumers to look past the marketing and see what’s really in the bottle.

Top News from the Food Front: Sugar Power, Sriracha Crisis, GMO Labeling Win, & Factory Farm Fiasco

As of this week, the U.S. finally boasts at least one state with a rudimentary GMO labeling law! But according to China, our corn is still icky because there’s precious little actual regulation of GMOs in our food products. New research compares the relative powers of sugar vs. fat to trigger food cravings. And Sriracha’s in trouble again — batten the (cupboard) hatches! Animal-ag debacles, farmed animal cruelty, and vegan wins abound. Read on, for the week’s top news in food!

Drinks that are Low in Sugar: Sass Up Your 8 Glasses!

Getting those eight glasses of water per day can be a little bit tricky, especially if you’re not a fan of plain water. Replacing some of your water servings with drinks that have a little bit of carbonation or flavor can help make those eight glasses more attainable and fun!

‘7UP Antioxidant’ No More

Snapple has agreed to discontinue, reformulate and re-market the ‘7UP Antioxidant’ line of soft drinks as a direct result of a successful class action lawsuit. No More ‘7UP Antioxidant’ It [ … ]

Reader Recipe: Kale Chips

Kale chips are a nutritious, delicious, and easy snack to make. This recipe allows for customization and adding your favorite seasonings will turn this simple snack into a must have vittle!