Tag: natural

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

Food Labeling: Beware the “Health” Halo

by in Grocery Shopping, Label Decoder, January 7, 2011

Many folks read food labels to gain better insight on the foods they choose. However, with so many claims plastered on labels things can get really confusing. Even worse, food companies use these claims to push certain products and make you think they’re healthier than they really are. Curious about the top 10 food label boobie traps?

Ask HE: What Does “Natural” Mean?

by in Healthy Tips, April 22, 2010

You see it on everything from juice drinks and packages of meat, to boxes of cereal and bottles of vitamins. There’s a lot of confusion surrounding the word “natural.” You might be surprised to learn what this term really means.