The Food and Drug Administration is making changes to the nutrition labels you see on the products you buy at the grocery store. The alterations are aimed at helping customers make "health choices".
In a move towards further nutritional disclosure, United States locations of McDonalds restaurants are getting ready to display the calorie count of their menu items in lights - making it easier for customers to know exactly what they are ordering and eating...
These truly are hard times to be a cola; With the size-limit regulation war raging in New York City and the constant barrage of health-related news about calories and sugar content, Coca Cola and Pepsi - the industry leaders of the cola market - are on the search to please everyone.
I guess we all realize this - but - here's evidence: an 18-month study of the nation's chain restaurants show that 96% of the meals served exceed the daily limits for fat, sodium, and calories as dictated by the United States Department Of Agriculture. This information comes even as chains have promoted healthier eating options.
In a "perfect" world, consumers would be able to scan the shelves in the grocery store and make healthy choices based on the fronts of the labels. Unfortunately, this isn't a "perfect" world and all too often, manufacturers claims on the fronts of cans and packages don't match the back Nutrution Facts...
The results of Barack Obama's recent physical have been released.
In a two-page report released by the “first doctor,” Dr. Jeffrey C. Kuhlman gave the president a strong bill of health, saying he was a physically active 50-year-old who eats a healthy diet (the president regularly cites the influence of the first lady, Michelle Obama, for that one), stays at a healthy weight and “on occasion drinks
I encountered a new term over the weekend: a food desert. As a "foodie" who knows his slurry from a mirepoix - and as a follower of news/current events/economics, I was surprised that I had never heard the phrase before.