Want to cut your risk of heart disease in half? A new study shows eating the heart healthy foods of the Mediterranean diet is the way to go.
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A small study from the University of Florida looked at how a new type of fasting – dubbed “feast and famine fasting” – impacted subjects’ health.
What’s new in food news? Great things and foolish things! Veganism boosts sexytime, organics go mainstream, and states take action against agricultural abuse of antibiotics. Meanwhile the GMO labeling battle rages, the biotech industry throws well-funded hissyfits, and U.S. trade suffers because we can’t get our GMO problem under control. Read on, for the week’s best and worst news in food!
The Mediterranean diet isn’t a “diet” in the traditional sense of the word. It’s a delicious, healthy way of eating. A lifestyle choice. Want to learn more?
Is there a relationship between ADHD, food and behavior? Are there foods to eat, and foods to avoid? Research suggests there are. I recently came across an article about how ‘poop pills’ could help infection victims. That led me to an article about how probiotics might be helpful for relieving anxiety and depression. And then I came across an […]
How many ‘eating plans’ have you been on, in your lifetime? According to the CDC, 70% of adult Americans are overweight or obese — and that number is not decreasing, regardless of the fact that the fad diet industry is booming. If you’re working towards healthy-body-weight goals, it’s important to consider just why quick fix diets don’t work. And more importantly, it’s important to explore the basic rules of what does work! For a lastingly healthy lifestyle and an end to destructive fad diets, read on…
While researching the milk industry’s attempt to use artificial sweeteners in milk without labeling, I can across some interesting data. In specific, a webcast featuring Dr. Brian Wansink of the Cornell University Food and Brand Lab and author of Mindless Eating in which he discusses his “award-winning academic research on food psychology and behavior change.” Some takeaways from the […]
An email, this time from LuckyBolt a breakfast and lunch delivery service in San Francisco, alerted me to new research that suggests that, as your momma (and LuckyBolt) told you: “Eating breakfast makes you happy and healthy…It’s the most important meal of the day!” LuckyBolt sites new research discussed at foodinsight.org, that says that 93% of Americans […]
New study reveals how you can lose weight, reduce bad cholesterol, have more energy, and feel great — without giving up fast food, junk food, or a sedentary lifestyle. Read on, to find out how!
It’s a question many of us have pondered, when trying to develop the healthy lifestyle habits that are invaluable in the quest for health and wellness. Answering the breakfast question may have just become more difficult with the release of PepsiCo’s Mountain Dew KickStart, aimed at further divorcing our best intentions from the behaviors that truly support health.
When are food marketing techniques considered predatory and recognized for their intent to mislead their target audience?
In a statement released last Friday, January 11th, Flower Foods of Thomasville, Georgia was announced as the “stalking horse bidder” for a variety of Hostess assets including the adolescent dietary staple Wonder Bread.
Could eating more avocados make you healthier? A new study on avocado nutrition looked at that very question.