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This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by in Food News, July 26, 2014

In this week’s news: School cafeteria workers have reason to high-five; scientists make milk — minus the cow; and umami is just the beginning of an avalanche of new tastes. The Spork Set Surprises Sure, most kids roll their eyes when they hear the phrase “healthy lunch.” (Certain grown-ups, too.) But a funny thing happenedRead more

Update: Health Experts Weigh in on Proposed Nutrition Label Redo

by in Food News, July 23, 2014

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.

This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by in Food News, July 19, 2014

In this week’s news: The organic set has a told-you-so moment; the calories-in-calories-out theory loses cachet; and the veggie burger seizes the gourmet spotlight. Whole-Paycheck Prices? (Maybe) Just Worth It.  Here’s a reason to feel good about that massively bank-breaking expensive pint of organic fruit you just bought: A new comprehensive review of previous studies foundRead more

This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by in Food News, July 11, 2014

In this week’s news: Rappers delight in healthy eating; Alice Waters predicts a farmers markets bonanza; and scientists do the important work of building a healthier hot dog. That’s Doug E. Fresh — As In, Fresh Salad Recently, the Future Leaders Institute charter school in New York City’s Harlem neighborhood hosted a rap performance byRead more

Can Hypoallergenic Peanuts Live Up to the Hype?

by in Food News, Food Safety, July 10, 2014

Researchers claim they have the answer to those suffering from peanut allergies. But is a hypoallergenic peanut all it’s cracked up to be?

Spreading the Joy: Halva Gets a Healthier Makeover

by in Grocery Shopping, Trends, July 9, 2014

Halva, the Middle Eastern sesame candy, is a dessert favorite. Dense and rich, it tastes like peanut buttery fudge and is often layered with ribbons of chocolate. What could be better? Just one problem: It’s traditionally loaded with sugar. Israeli native Shahar Shamir was a huge halva fan too, but as a former dancer keen onRead more

This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by in Food News, July 4, 2014

In this week’s news: Imagining the coffee-pod version of Soylent; sizing up gummy bears as body-builder food; and creating a non-profit supermarket in a low-income suburb. Make Mine a Decaf — with Extra Vitamin D Nestle researchers have announced they are developing tools to analyze an individual’s levels of essential nutrients such that they canRead more

This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by in Food News, June 27, 2014

In this week’s news: Restaurant chains phase out salt on the sly; the buzz on edible insects keeps growing; and doctors confess to being clueless about nutrition. Sodium Levels? Nothing to See Here.  Until recently, a meal of chicken, stuffing, cornbread and mashed potatoes at Boston Market would have contained about 2,590 mg of saltRead more

The Beauty of Smoothie Bowls (Yes, They’re Smoothies—in Bowls)

by in Trends, June 23, 2014

It’s the new smoothie dilemma: Straw or spoon? Just when you thought the world of liquid meals was complete, along comes something new. The latest trend in purified food: Smoothie bowls. That’s right, these are smoothies, but you eat them out of a bowl. Before you write off this craze as just as change of sceneryRead more

This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by in Food News, June 20, 2014

In this week’s news: Having an off-again-on-again relationship with bread; debating the meaning of “natural” food; and naming as many Dr. Oz diet catchphrases as possible (it’s a “miracle!”). Hold the Gluten — or Make it Artisanal Only about one percent of the population has celiac disease, about six percent are gluten-intolerant and, according toRead more

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