High Fructose Corn Syrup – Poison or Just Another Sugar?

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An article published yesterday by the Huffington Post states that the Corn Refiners Association has applied with the federal government for permission to use the name “corn sugar” on food labels instead of “high-fructose corn syrup" (HFCS).  Over the past 20 years, the … [Read more...]

Americans Get an “F” in Meeting Fruit/Vegetable Goals

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A thought-provoking article I stumbled across today discusses a common problem I see with clients and a nutritional issue that’s consistently overlooked by many Americans. The article, “Most Americans Still Not Eating Enough Fruits, Veggies” posted Sep 9th by Healthy Day News, … [Read more...]

Food Porn: 4 Worst Fast-Food Meals

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The LA Times reported yesterday on 4 of the most terrible fast-food meals.  And let’s face it, if we can’t indulge in the meals we at least want to indulge in the shock and awe we get from reading about the obscene number of calories we are missing out on.  Yes my friends, it’s … [Read more...]

Coke on the Defense for VitaminWater

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My favorite controversial organization, The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is staying quite busy these days advocating for consumers against deceitful marketing of unhealthful foods and food products to the public.  The latest is a class-action lawsuit filed … [Read more...]