Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins issued a 2015 Corporate Social Responsibility Report which pledged to improve their company’s fast food nutrition. Will it matter?
There is a lot of research showing that too much salt is bad for our bodies, but for endurance athletes, a little bit of salt may just be a good thing.
The Environmental Working Group has rated more than 80,000 products in its new Food Scores app to help you buy the best foods for your body. Check it out.
90% of US children eat more sodium than recommended. 1 in 6 have raised blood pressure. Want healthy kids? Then stop feeding them so many salty foods.
Shopping at Target just got more interesting. Last week, the major retailer announced a new line of natural and organic food and beverage items, named Simply Balanced.
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.
The American Heart Association says most Americans consume more than twice the 1,500 milligrams daily it recommends. Learn how to manage your sodium intake.
The Food and Drug Administration is asking for comments about reducing sodium consumption. Let them know what you think by January 27, 2012.
The FDA is looking to lower to salt content of prepackaged and manufactured food as a way to help reduce people’s salt intake. They would like to:
PepsiCo is experimenting with a ‘designer salt’. It’s shape is tailored to maximize the amount of salt perceived by the tongue while reducing the actual amount of sodium ingested.
As more and more evidence that salt has ill effects on our bodies emerges, processed food companies are fighting harder than ever to keep their recipes intact.