Those M&M’s in your kids’ Halloween buckets contain food dyes linked to cancer and ADHD — colorings banned in many countries — not the U.S. Take action!
In case a possible link to obesity wasn’t enough, there’s one more reason to avoid artificial sweeteners: new research suggests that Splenda may not be as safe as advertised.
That “zero trans fat” claim on your bag of chips may be a big, fat, wicked lie. Read on to learn how the FDA allows food manufacturers to pull the wool over our unsuspecting eyes.
I did a bit of research and found five reasons we should encourage our kids (and ourselves) to avoid artificial food colorings.
CSPI wants us to stop drinking so much soda with its “Life’s Sweeter With Fewer Sugary Drinks” campaign and its “Pour One Out” contest. Watch the winning video.
Looking for a gift for the person who has everything? Or who won’t even hint about what they want? Or maybe you just want to give something to those in need. These charities help people with groceries, farm animals, and vegetable gardens and also food safety, working conditions, and clean water.
On one of the busiest shopping days of the year, you might not want to leave the home. No problem. All these charities accept online donations.
Through this video, we learn that an extra sugary drink each day increases a child’s risk of obesity by 60%. We see that one or two sugary drinks a day increases the risk of type 2 diabetes by about 25%. Oh, and now we know that diabetes is the cause of more than 60,000 amputations a year. Watch and learn.
Yesterday was Food Day 2012. And while I try to keep my posts positive, I take a pass on this one. Here’s the scoop… I’ve been excited about this day [ … ]
Mark your calendars for October 24th my friends. Food Day has been around in one form or another since 1975. Its organizers describe it as “a nationwide celebration and movement for healthy, affordable, and sustainable food.” This year’s theme is “Eat Real.”
A little less than three months: That’s how long you have to figure out how you will celebrate and support Food Day on October 24, 2012!
Food Day is coming up on October 24. To help everyone with the planning, the sponsors of Food Day have put together a free recipe booklet with twenty-eight recipes from some of America’s top chefs.
Food Day is on October 24 this year – only three months away. To help with Food Day planning, the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has put together a set of guides.
Food Day’s goal is nothing less than to transform the American diet.