An alarming report by Reuters caught the attention of editors at Foodfacts.com as it was about the dangers of the food most Americans eat. It is also especially relevant in view of the current health care reform debate that is occurring nationally and the issue of unhealthy diets in this country and how it can cause illness. (more…)
With the large portions of foods now being served in U.S. restaurants, which haven’t taken home those wonderful French fries, with the expectation of enjoying them later. However, government regulators are now targeting the naturally occurring chemical in fried starchy foods that is heat-activated, including the treasured French fry, which has been linked to cancer in lab rats. (more…)
A recent article about personality as it relates to attitude and personal nutrition in the Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel got us thinking. The article brought to our attention a correlation between how well you can stick to a healthy diet has to do with more than willpower, but also a working knowledge of nutrition, as well as the correct time to shop and cook healthfully. (more…)
When most of us have a bowl of cereal, especially those that claim they are “healthy,” we never think about their sugar content, but the fact is that some cereals on the market has as much sugar as ice cream and as much salt as a packet of crisps.
Foodfacts.com has discovered some recent information that indicates only 8 percent of cereals are getting approved for their healthy sugar level content and some even some so-called healthy cereals failed to make the grade at all. For example, a person starting the day with a cereal that promotes weight loss, actually offers the same amount of sugar found in a some popular brands of Dark Chocolate Fudge Cake Ice Cream! (more…)
We are familiar with clothes labels and designer labels, but some of the most important labels have to do with the ingredients in our foods. There are some strange ingredients that consumers sometimes come across in food labels and we sometimes wonder what something means, but just overlook it, especially when something tastes good! (more…)