Tag: trans fat

Trans Fats: What the News Means

by in Food News, November 8, 2013

Everyone is talking about the FDA’s call for the complete removal of artificial trans fats from the food supply. What does this mean for the future of your diet?

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?

Reading List: San Fran’s Meatless Mondays, Apps for Allergies & Mealtime Photo Sharing

by in Food News, April 9, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: A new iPhone app helps allergy-prone eaters, study links trans fat with sudden heart attacks and San Francisco jumps on the Meatless Mondays bandwagon.

Reading List: Exercise Beats the Flu, Trans Fats-Related Heart Attacks & China's New Rice

by in Food News, December 4, 2009

In this week’s nutrition news: More evidence that obesity decreases your life expectancy, drinking sugary sodas may lead to diabetes during pregnancy and China will soon produce genetically modified rice.

Weekly Bits: Foods We Love

by in Reader Tips & Comments, October 24, 2009

This week, we told you about some of our go-to healthy foods — cottage cheese, leftover rice and our top picks for jarred pasta sauces. You came back with even more ways to love them. Here are some of our favorite ideas.

In the News: The Fatty Food Tax, Unilever Ditches Trans Fat & Steroids in Diet Supplements

by in Food News, July 31, 2009

From this week’s headlines: Denny’s sued for high sodium, higher costs for high fat foods, and optional toppings not part of nutrition info