Food experts say that the duration of freezing has no effect on how safe the food is to eat. While the taste and nutrient quality of the food will degrade over time, there is no cut-off or best-before date. As long as the food is frozen and thawed …Read more
I’m usually not one to say “I told you so,” but under the circumstances, I’m too fired up by the historical event that just occurred this past Thursday to bite my tongue. So today I say, without hesitation: I told you so, FDA! In response to a plethora of scientific research, the FDA no longer deems partially hydrogenated oils – a major source of trans fat in our diets – to be safe for use in foods and for …Read more
Research out of the University of Eastern Finland is adding strength to the theory that “we are what we eat.” A student at the University has presented her doctoral thesis in the field of nutritional epidemiology and has concluded that a healthy diet can reduce the risk of depression.
The research conducted a follow-up with approximately 2,000 men, showing that weight loss was linked to a reduction in symptoms associated with depression. The data came from a population-based Heart Disease …Read more
Could your commitment to healthy living be making you sick? Some everyday food practices that most of us do with the best of intentions could actually be undermining all your efforts to eat less fat, increase fruit and veggie intake, and prepare meals hygienically at home. Danger lurks in your kitchen, in packaged foods and even in seemingly innocent fruit. The good news is that just a few changes can get you back on track to healthy living today. Here …Read more