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Category Archives: healthy eating

As we finally say goodbye to winter, we’re getting ready to welcome springtime holiday traditions. We’re planning our brunches, dinners and egg hunts. And all the while our favorite and famous Bunny is figuring out how to adorn the Easter … Continue reading

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Yep. That’s what we said. Most likely though, it’s not what you’ve been reading. Contrary to what the announcements might infer, Bill Yosses is not tired of Michelle Obama forcing him to prepare healthier foods. As a matter of fact, … Continue reading

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We’re always hearing about the negative effects of high salt intake. Too much sodium in our diets has been linked to higher risk of stroke, heart disease and certain types of cancers. Yet, it’s difficult for many people to avoid. … Continue reading

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March is National Nutrition Month. This is the time for us all to focus on broadening our nutritional awareness and our healthy eating habits. This year’s theme, “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right,” is also encouraging us to focus on … Continue reading

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We were wondering … and if you did, do you know what was in it? It’s an unmistakable concoction. The Shamrock Shake is bright green (a little too bright for our taste here at FoodFacts.com). One look and you know … Continue reading

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Some months it’s actually difficult to keep track of the new menu introductions from the fast food chains, and March is certainly no exception. This time, we have new product news from Starbucks. While some don’t consider Starbucks to be … Continue reading

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There’s news coming in about the effect of the new nutritional guidelines for U.S. schools and it does appear to be encouraging. New standards went into effect in 2012 that required students to include at least one fruit or vegetable … Continue reading

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It sounds like a simple enough challenge, doesn’t it?  You might be thinking that you don’t add sugar to your foods or that you don’t use much sugar in your coffee.  But FoodFacts.com wants you to think really carefully about that … Continue reading

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Back in January, the FDA announced that it would be considering changes to the current nutrition labels that have been making a mandatory appearance on food products here in the U.S. for the last 20 years. We were excited by … Continue reading

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There are so many yogurts in the refrigerator section of our grocery stores these days. You can find fruit yogurts, chocolate yogurts, coffee yogurts, yogurts that taste like apple pie, or red velvet cake … the list is endless. Sadly, … Continue reading

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