Tag: caffeine

This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by in Food News, March 20, 2014

In this week’s news: Doctors embrace the food-as-medicine concept; chocolate is awesome for a whole new reason; and saturated fat (slowly) comes back into the fold. Get Me a Spatula, Stat! Last weekend,the Napa Valley branch of the Culinary Institute of America hosted hundreds of physicians for a medical meeting involving kitchen aprons, not labRead more

Energy Drinks: Good or Bad?

by in Healthy Tips, April 4, 2012

Not to be confused with sports drinks, these trendy beverages are a dangerous mix of sugar, chemicals and stimulants. We won’t keep you in suspense – they’re no good! Why They Look Good The promise of popping open a can and slurping immediate energy sure is appealing. Too bad it’s too good to be true.Read more

Reading List: Diet Soda Linked To Premature Birth, Vitaminwater Lawsuit and Kids Addicted to Energy Drinks

by in Food News, July 30, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: Logging on helps keep the weight off, recalled foods found on market shelves and vitaminwater sued for deceptive health claims

Reading List: Anti-Energy Drinks, Airport Food Safety & the Green Restaurant Trend

by in Food News, January 1, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: Caffeine to be listed on food products, the popularity of green restaurants and a look at calories in today’s home cooked meals

Reading List: Hot Trends For 2010, Controversial Anti-Soda Video & A Caffeine-Alcohol Warning

by in Food News, December 18, 2009

In this week’s nutrition news: Check out how airline food stacks up, a wellness supermarket tour, and hot food trends for 2010.

Healthy Pregnancy: Judgment Calls

by in Healthy Pregnancy, September 24, 2009

There are a few schools of thought about avoiding caffeine, alcohol and artificial sweeteners while prego. Some experts say that small amounts of these things are fine, others say pass; here’s my take.

Foods Adding "Energizing" Ingredients

by in Food News, January 13, 2009

Every so often you may go looking for a boost. Sometimes you turn to a cup of coffee or a brisk walk, but you may be tempted to reach for an extra stimulant. Be wary.