What’s in your pantry? Is it filled with natural or processed foods? If you removed all but the healthy products, what would remain? Read these ten guidelines for a healthy pantry.
Does knowing a hot dog with the works has 404 calories deter you from wolfing it down? How about knowing you’d have to play 50 minutes of tennis to burn those calories?
How do people respond to four nutritionally equal food products with varying low-sodium claims? A new study shows how influential a food label’s claims can be.
Access to Nutrition Index (ATNI) just released its first report on the nutrition-related policies and practices of 25 of the largest global food companies.
We live with information overload, but a few online sites dedicated to understanding nutritional value have proven their worth. Get to know Fooducate.
With a clear and present understanding of the benefits of eating whole grains, why is it so hard to find healthy whole grain foods on our supermarket shelves?
Have you ever read an ingredients list and seen “evaporated cane juice” on the label? A California lawsuit is calling this ingredient into question.
Like most of us, I’m doing my best to eat better, waste less, and nourish — not deplete — our planet. Having been a relatively conspicuous consumer much of my life, I welcome simple information, presented clearly, and designed to help me put one foot in front of the other on my incremental journey toward more sustainable living. So the other day, I perked up when I scanned an e-mail boasting 50 tips for eco-friendly eating.
The Atlantic is on the case! In an article ominously entitled “The Very Real Danger of Genetically Modified Foods,” author Ari LeVaux exposes what’s lurking in our veggies. Dun dun dunnnn. Here are some very major points to take away from the article, though many implications are yet to come.
Here are some tips on how to reduce the amount of food wasted everyday: shop more often, freeze leftovers, buy locally, and know the labels.
A study from Clemson University in South Carolina found that some fish that carry the MSC-certified eco-label come from unsustainable fisheries or are the wrong species altogether.
Peanut butter can be a healthy source of protein, but it can also be filled with additives. Do you know what you’re getting in your peanut butter?
A new study by the Prevention Institute, called “Claiming Health”, examines front of package labeling children’s food. Their findings are not promising.