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Category: Eat Drink Better

Happy New Year! We have a calendar winner!

Happy New Year, lovely Eat Drink Better community! Thank you to all of the folks who entered the Simply Raw calendar giveaway from Amber Lotus Publishing! We chose a winner today using Rafflecopter’s random selection tool, and the winner is…

Mmm, Toxic Nanoparticles!

When you bite into fresh produce, are you also biting into health-damaging silver particles? Apparently — I’m not even making this up — no one really knows. Some 1,000 foods currently on the market are nanotechnology based, and there’s no question that such contaminants can damage human health. Now new research points to methods that could help identify these toxic nanoparticles on our food, so we can know whether or not to (continue?) eating them. Great news, or disturbing wake-up call?

Childhood Obesity: Progress Underway?

If you follow food and health news in the U.S. our obesity crisis is no secret: more than 18% of premature deaths can be linked to excess weight. An estimated 1 in 3 American children now struggle with obesity, a rate that has almost tripled since 1963. But after decades of skyrocketing obesity rates, new research offers a glimmer of cautious optimism.