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.
The FDA scored much applause when it announced its proposal to ban partially hydrogenated oils. The fats are linked with serious health risks including obesity and heart disease. They’re found in highly processed foods—even in those marketed towards children.
This week’s news features mega-GMO-developments, bee-tastrophe, equine death sentence commutation, and a parenting win transformed heartbreakingly into a McFail. BPA does more damage than you thought, and the FDA finally takes on trans fats — is it progress, or only ‘progress’? From the lighter side of the news world, a new study reveals that an ounce of nutritional education provides a pound of healthiness for poor families. Read on, for the week’s best news in food!
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.
A new study from the journal PLoS ONE claims trans fats might be linked to aggressive behaviors. And now a collective, “I knew it!” First of all, New York knew it first, by banning trans fats ages ago, as did some other countries. Secondly, this doesn’t mean you can go on a rude spree and then get a free pass.
Ok now, we all know the dangers of eating fried foods and food loaded with trans fats, sugar, and other unhealthy ingredients. Right? Well apparently there are still plenty of [ … ]