Category Archives for "Nutrition"
PROCESSED MEATS While having an occasional deli sandwich for lunch isn’t likely to kill you, consistent consumption of deli and processed meats over time has been linked with many types of illness, including heart disease and cancer, explains Roger E. Adams, PhD, Houston-based dietitian and nutritionist and founder of eatrightfitness.com. In fact, the World Health […]Read more
COLORING AGENTS BLUE 1, BLUE 2, YELLOW 5 AND YELLOW 6 These numerical hues might sound harmless, even right out of a Dr. Seuss book, but they’re code names for synthetic food dyes. These chemicals are common in the United States, and they’re used to make food more attractive and appetizing—especially for kids. Think: fluorescent […]Read more