Two of America’s unhealthiest brands — TGI Fridays and Skinnygirl Vodka — have teamed up to give you the false impression that you’re eating and drinking well. The NY Daily News recently reported that Housewives of New York and beverage mogul Bethenny Frankel has teamed up with TGI Fridays to create a line of Skinnygirl Cocktails featuring her Bare […]
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Doctors at the University of Mississippi Medical Center set out to determine the nutritional content of fast food chicken nuggets. I’m not sure you want to know what they discovered. Earlier this month Doctors Richard D. deShazo, MD and Steven Bigler, MD from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS published a truly disturbing study: The Autopsy of […]
The American Farm Bureau Federation recently announced that you can throw a July 4th picnic for less than $6 per person. Not withstanding the food justice problem (the foods on the list are of the lowest quality), I’m thinking this isn’t a very healthy picnic that we are having. The American Farm Bureau Federation (the same […]
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.
Why is it that we tend to eat foods like french fries and cookies until our belts pop, but that doesn’t happen with carrot sticks and apples?
Sensa “is a patent-pending clinically tested blend of crystals that you sprinkle on everything you eat.” Sensa supposedly works with your sense of smell to stimulate the “satiety center” of your brain, telling you to stop eating; thus, you’ll take in fewer calories. Well, here’s my analysis of Sensa… What are these crystals? I like […]
I’m not all that interested in weight, to be quite honest. If anything, I need to put on weight. But some recent news on weight gain caught my attention. A new study, Changes in Diet and Lifestyle and Long-Term Weight Gain in Women and Men, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, has found that the food you eat may be even more important than the quantity of food you eat when it comes to weight gain…
Cottage cheese legs. Orange peel skin…pretty much every woman on the face of the planet knows what cellulite is and knows that they don’t want it.
The good news is that my favourite food, blueberries, may be able to help!
You know that ice cream (or your junk food of choice) tastes good. Why does it taste so good? It’s sweet…yum. It’s creamy and rich, but that’s not really a taste…or is it? Research shows that humans can “taste” fat. People have varying abilities to taste fat, and how you taste fat plays a part […]
Robert Lustig dug deep into the real hazards of sugar, from its effects on our bodies to its strong link to the obesity epidemic. The complete lecture, Sugar: The Bitter Truth, is above.
With a lot of great health and fitness benefits, honey should be a common staple in people’s daily diets. Other than its great taste, it has numerous benefits for our bodies, immune systems, weight, and energy which you may not be aware of. Honey is a source of a variety of vitamins, minerals and amino […]
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 people out there who either don’t know…or don’t care. When I first saw this website I was shocked by the foods on it, it’s a […]