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What’s in Vegetarian Fake Meat?

Fake meat products are increasing in popularity as people move towards vegetarian and vegan diets for health, environmental and ethical reasons. It can make the transition from a diet containing meat …


Shocking GMO Ingredient Found in Baby Food

A shocking new report released today by the organization GMO Free USA found that Gerber’s food product known as “Graduates Lil’ Crunchies” contain Roundup Ready corn—a type of genetically-modified cor…


Teflon Found in Drinking Water in 27 States

A new study issued by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found chemicals used in the manufacture of Teflon in the drinking water of 27 American states (list found here). The report indicates that 9…


What Exactly is Xanthan Gum and Should You Eat It?

If you’ve read the labels on packaged food lately, chances are good that you’ve seen xanthan gum listed on the label. And, like most people you probably hesitated, wondering, “What exactly is xanthan …


The Secret to Finding Your Perfect Energy Bar

Whether you’re an athlete, a parent on the run, or just trying to get through a long day at the office, most people pack an energy bar now and then. But, not all energy bars are created equal. Some ar…


In Praise of Yogurt

While yogurt is perhaps the most widely-known and used fermented food in North America and parts of Europe, the yogurt fad is not a new one. We have been obsessed with yogurt for thousands of years. …


The Problem With Most Supplemental Nutrition Drinks & What One Man Did About It

Have you heard the statistic that most doctors get less than 20 hours of nutrition training during their entire medical school studies? In fact, most doctors say they are not comfortable talking to th…


New Study Gives Genetically-Modified Crops a Failing Grade

While Monsanto and other companies involved in creating and distributing genetically-modified (GM) seeds have been citing the supposed environmental benefits for many years, a new Canadian study gives…


Pizza Hut & Taco Bell Remove Artificial Ingredients From the Menu

Pizza Hut and Taco Bell announced on May 26th that they will remove all artificial colors and flavors from their food. The move is likely in response to consumer demands and increasing consumer awaren…


8 Tips to Buy Better Yogurt

Despite all of the hype, not all yogurt is good for you. Here are 8 tips to help you select the best and healthiest yogurt for you: 1. Look for live cultures. The live cultures in yogurt provide th…


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