Monthly Archives: August 2009
High fiber foods have often been touted by nutrition experts, and the media generally, as desirable foods to eat. But is this really a fact? Or is it fiction?
This is the first in our series: Food Facts wants to bring a little humor to the end of your week, and comedian Brian Regan knows how to take a serious subject: food, diet and nutrition – and bring some … Continue reading
It’s a fact. Millions of Americans opt for fast food and many know it’s not a good idea. They simply want to eat fast, and not devote much time, effort of expense to preparing their daily foods. Still others would … Continue reading
We have written about sugar substitutes in the Food Facts Blog in the past, and it’s time to revisit this important topic. The sugar substitute industry in the United States is huge, but not without controversy. Consumers are concerned and … Continue reading
The Food Facts girls are on the move again, getting the latest information about food allergies and sensitivities to share with our many faithful blog readers and Food Facts members. Tiffany and Stephanie had a great visit with the three … Continue reading
It might be surprising to learn that you could be creating unnecessary stress in your life due to your lifestyle habits and choices. In addition, these same choices and habits can make it more difficult to deal with the stressors … Continue reading
What a great ad campaign for milk! Who can forget all of those celebrities touting the nutritional benefits of milk, adorned with those cute milk moustaches? Well, now we know that there is definitely a downside. Enter milk allergies, which … Continue reading
There was an interesting development in California recently, as reported in the Los Angeles Times. We wonder if this could be the start of a national trend. L.A. County is putting its vending machines on a diet.
It might be time to think twice before you grab that bottle of soy sauce. More than 25% of Americans react negatively to MSG. In addition, there are reports indicating a potential linking of the common additive MSG (monosodium glutamate) … Continue reading
Ummm, chocolate. Who would have thought it. Now, some experts believe that chocolate really does have health benefits. Chocolate lovers of the world, rejoice!