The yogurt section in your dairy aisle has been expanding rapidly. There are so many options, brands, and spins on the delicious, creamy dairy delight it can make buying yogurt a confusing experience. Before adding any yogurt to your shopping cart, keep these healthy shopping tips in mind.
Earlier this year, the FDA released details of the proposed nutrition label makeover. Many experts have been weighing in on the new look trying to determine if the proposed changes will help consumers make more informed decisions or add to the confusion.
You can’t deny that JLo’s new body is rocking! She credits her weight loss success to the 22-Day Vegan Diet. The same diet Beyonce and Jay Z popularized by posting food photos on Instagram. But is cutting out all animal products a healthy way to lose weight?
The old butter verses margarine controversy is back in the spotlight. With many folks favoring wholesome, natural foods, margarine has now taken a backseat to butter. But can this full fat delight be part of a healthy diet?
Researchers claim they have the answer to those suffering from peanut allergies. But is a hypoallergenic peanut all it’s cracked up to be?
A Harvard University study released in early June 2014 found that kids gain weight more quickly over the summer than during the school year. With the warm weather and more opportunities to play outdoors, you would think the opposite is true! Here’s a look at what’s happening to our children and 5 ways to prevent unwanted weight gain during summer vacation.
Have you perused the cracker aisle lately? In addition to the classic wheat crackers, you’ll find the shelves packed with crackers now made from legumes, nuts, grains, or seeds. But are these options really what they’re cracked up to be?
A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that skipping breakfast doesn’t affect weight loss in dieters. If you think the findings of this study give you permission to skip breakfast, think again!
As blood pressure and health care costs for chronic disease continue to rise, the FDA is preparing to lower salt guidelines. Many folks in the U.S. take in about 3,400 milligrams (or 1 ½ teaspoons) of salt each day, that’s well above the 2,300 milligrams per day (or 1 teaspoon) maximum recommendation. By having food companies and restaurants cut back on salt, the FDA is hoping to lower the incidence of high blood pressure, strokes and other medical proble
With two recent food recalls, it’s important to be aware of which foods have been recalled and what to do when they are. Here’s the 411 on keeping you and your loved ones safe during a food recall.