That label claim lacks loads. In fact, if a food package makes such a claim, odds have it finding fruit of any substance in the product would be a grand surprise.
Taco Bell is running a Super Bowl ad that says having veggies at a party (whether you bring them or serve them) is the kiss of death. Some public health advocates jumped all over Taco Bell re: their implication that veggies are for losers.
Coke’s new ad campaign debuts this week. It’s ignited a rather interesting conversation on its intent. Should a manufacturer of the number one source of calories in our diet (sugary drinks) be talking to us about our weight?
The end of the year brings a flurry of food trend predictions. Often there are odd-ball trends such as fried chicken skin, goji berries and molecular cooking that leave you scratching your head. But every year I find a handful to cheer about. Here are my favorites this year.
Much has been stewing about organics. But, a few more ingredients are needed for this stew to make it good food for thought.
Guessing most of us feel pretty good about ourselves when we select a salad. Greens, veggies, all the important stuff we know we should eat.
“Eat small frequent meals.” That health advice may need retooling. Trend data show more Americans are snacking more often than ever. It’s nearly double what it was even a couple of years ago. More snacks mean more calories and that might not be such a good thing. For plenty of us, it’s not.
What’s going on in your gut (intestines) may also be doing a number on your waistline—at least that’s what some new –pretty amazing research suggests. Here’s the buzz.
Have you seen the commercial for WhoNu nutrition rich cookies? How about the Splenda commercials touting the extra fiber or B vitamins added in each yellow packet? What we have here are companies hoping to make us feel at ease about foods that are not-so-great. Two words: Please stop.
We’ll keep it short and sweet this time. A colleague forwarded this link to me of some amazing pictures of food. (I guess Michael Pollan tweeted them a couple of days ago—always a front runner.)