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Monthly Archives: December 2011

This week, if you search for New Year’s Resolutions, you’ll find everything from weight loss tips to tips for going green in 2012. FoodFacts thought it would be appropriate to put together our own short list of resolutions you can … Continue reading

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FoodFacts remembers years ago, when many of us were children, back before the internet, food companies found creative ways of advertising to smaller people. They knew, even back then, that kids were pretty valuable. Put a toy in a box … Continue reading

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FoodFacts knows that orange juice is one of the most popular breakfast choices in the United States, with up to two thirds of all Americans including the beverage in their breakfast routines. We were saddened to learn late last week … Continue reading

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FoodFacts wonders if you know what Aunt Jemima Blueberry Waffles, Tropicana Cherry Berry Twister and Betty Crocker Super Moist Carrot Cake Mix have in common. Food colorings. Blue 2, Yellow 6, Red 40, Yellow 5, to name a few of … Continue reading

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Foodfacts was not surprised to learn in a report released from the Environmental Working Group, we’ve discovered that many of the breakfast cereals are kids are eating could be reasonably marketed as desserts based on the amount of sugar per … Continue reading

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On the FoodFacts Facebook page this week, we’ve looked at products containing Partially Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil and Partially Hydrogenated Canola Oil, There are at least a few more “Partially Hydrogenated” oil substances to delve into in terms of food ingredients. … Continue reading

Posted in partially hydrogenated oil, tran fats, trans fat | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment understands that there aren’t a lot of studies that have focused on the benefits of Omega 3s for women’s health. Little research has been done that has shown that women can reap the same benefits as men. However, a … Continue reading

Posted in fish, health tips, healthy eating, heart health | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment remembers the old adage “What you don’t know can’t hurt you”. While we’re sure the saying was coined with the best of intentions, we know that today, it really isn’t applicable in most situations … and especially not in … Continue reading

Posted in monosodium glutamate, Monosodium Glutamate (MSG), MSG | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment is always looking for information that will enrich and enlighten the lives of all our community members. So when we saw this important information for women we knew we needed to post about it here. A new Swedish study … Continue reading

Posted in antioxidants, Uncategorized, women's health | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment knows that many in our community have strong opinions regarding the fast food industry and how it affects our children’s health. We knew the following information would be valuable as you continue to make healthy food choices for yourselves … Continue reading

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