Inside the powerful lobby fighting for your right to eat pizza
Bloomberg.com, 3/3/15 This article explores the politics of food – showing a breakdown of pizza industry contributions to campaigns.
The Fiber Bar: a food that deludes
US News and World Report, 3/3/15 Are fiber bars the cureall for meeting fiber intake? This article by dietitian Tamara Duker Fruman thinks otherwise.
Another study finds Mediterranean diet may cut heart risks
US News and World Report, 3/4/15 A recent study from Greece looked at the diets of 2,500 Greek adults, aged 18 to 89, whose diets and health were tracked for 10 years. Nearly 20 percent of men and 12 percent of women in the study developed or died from heart disease.
WHO to basically everybody: Stop eating so much sugar
Washington Post, 3/4/15 The World Health Organization (WHO) released new guidelines on sugar consumption, recommending adults and children reduce their daily intake of “free” sugars and keep total sugar intake to less than ten percent of total energy intake.
Are we clean eating our way to illness?
Huffington Post, 3/4/15 Stemming from Dr. Oz’s question to his audience on defining cleaning, this article address the new era of orthorexia.
Your gluten-free diet may be a tax write-off
GMA.com, 3/4/15 Gluten-free versions of many foods were 242 percent pricier than their regular counterparts according to an NIH study.
AHA: Many U.S. Adults Taking Action to Reduce Sodium Intake
Physician’s Briefing, 3/4/15 A press release from American Heart Association’s Epidemiology and Prevention/Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health 2015 Scientific Sessions, held from March 3 to 6 in Baltimore revealing fifty-three percent taking action; receiving medical advice to reduce sodium intake.
You don’t have to go all veg to live longer, study finds
Today.com, 3/5/15 Findings from an ongoing European study finds that people who consume 70 percent or more of their food from fruits, vegetables and grains had a 20 percent lower risk of dying from heart diseases. This research suggests a vegetarian diet is not necessary for improved heart health but rather a higher ratio of […]
The 30 Most Influential People on the Internet – Food Babe Alert
Time, 3/5/15 Vani Hari aka Food Babe lands on TIME’s list of 30 most influential people on the internet mainly for the attention she received last year for highlighting azodicarbonamide additive in some breads.
America is about to get its first all-vegan cafeteria for kids
Huffington Post, 3/5/15 The MUSE school in Calabasas, CA will begin offering an all-vegan menu beginning fall 2015. The school focuses on sustainability and having a vegan menu is part of the schools mission.