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Foodfacts.com wonders: have you thought recently about what healthy portion sizes are? Taking it one step further, how many of us really know what a portion size is? Many of us tend to underestimate the amount of food we eat … Continue reading
FDA cites labels for baby food, nuts, other products; Agency set to issue draft labeling guidelines soon Breaking News Foodfacts.com Blog staff has learned via Reuters news service that U.S. health regulators warned units of a leading food product company and … Continue reading
A few years ago, the Australian Government launched a $6 million campaign to reduce Child obesity and the Australian Medical Association (AMA) welcomed the focus on kids’ health.
Causes of Childhood Obesity As with adult-onset obesity, childhood obesity has multiple causes centering around an imbalance between energy in (calories obtained from food) and energy out (calories expended in the basal metabolic rate and physical activity). Childhood obesity most … Continue reading
Celiac disease (CD) is an inherited intestinal disorder characterized by life-long intolerance to the ingestion of gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley. Although CD can be diagnosed at any age, it commonly occurs during early childhood (between … Continue reading
If you want to practice healthy eating, it is important to do what is best for your specific body. Although some food might be extremely healthy for most people, if you have a food allergy, these foods can be harmful … Continue reading
In a very interesting blog post, Kelly Rudnicki, also known as the “Food Allergy Mama,” writes about an allergy incident with her son at his school. This also makes us wonder how many reactions occur due to food sensitivities with … Continue reading