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3 Food Like Substances You Need To Avoid by JoachimsTraining Posted Wed 04 Sep 2013 12:53pm These two seemingly unrelated observations are fundamentally linked 1- It is estimated that at least two thirds of all deaths in the U.S. are related to bad diets. 2- Our grocery stores and agricultural system have been hijacked by big business. Food companies have figured out how to get us to eat more than we need. They've employed ma ... Read on »
Let's Play a Game: Guess the Edible Food-like Substance! by Nutritionista Posted Mon 22 Feb 2010 11:23am In the vein of today’s earlier post on the unnecessary crap in so much of today’s processed food, I want to play a little game. I’m going to post the ingredients in a common food. You tell me what it is. The winner is the one who gets the closest to the actual product (brand, flavor, etc.). What do you get if you win? I’m not sure, but ... Read on »
Guess the Edible Food-like Substance! by Nutritionista Posted Thu 18 Mar 2010 6:40am It’s time for another round! You guys were too quick last time , so I tried to make it harder. The rules: I post ingredients in a common food. You tell me what it is. The winner is the one who gets closest to the actual product (brand, flavor, etc.). I’ll tell you the answer in a few hours, or if someone gets it! If you don’t see an up ... Read on »
FDA Announces Letter to Industry on Marketing of Animal Food Substances as Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) by FDA Posted Fri 15 Oct 2010 10:10am October 15, 2010 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today the availability of a letter to suppliers of animal food ingredients and manufacturers of animal food. The letter explains the legal framework for marketing a substance as Generally Recognized As Safe, or GRAS, for use in animal food. As FDA e ... Read on »
I am a food-like substance by Kim K. Patient Expert Posted Mon 20 Apr 2009 11:16pm Here's a two minute excerpt from a 2-hour class - part of Dr. Heidi's intro to her Nutrition course... Read on »
Good Foods, Bad Foods, and Non-Foods by Carly K. Patient Expert Posted Thu 30 Apr 2009 1:33pm by Marlene Schwartz I have previously expressed my frustration with the "there are no good or bad foods" mantra. This issue came up again when I was on a television panel recently that included someone from the Connecticut Restaurant Association (who was there to argue against legislation to mandate calorie label on menus) and a well ... Read on »
Questions about Genetically Modified Food (GMO) and Genetically Engineered Food (GE) – Watch “The Future of FoodR by Hook Up With Health .. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 09 Oct 2009 10:01pm Genetically Modified (GMO) and Genetically Engineered (GE) have a global impact – in more ways than you can imagine.  There’s a MUST SEE movie you can find on HULU (dot) com  – search on “The Future of Food” - It a little over an hour and worth every minute of your time! Hook Up With Heath Today! Read on »
FOOD BANK NYC: here you can get food, even raw food, even if you are dirt broke by PrettySmartOne .. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 30 Aug 2013 8:55pm POST #968 I had an interesting experience last week.  As I mentioned, earlier, I am in a kind of bad place. I looked on-line to find a food bank with fresh produce – most of them require you to have no money at all and live with 12 people (i.e. you have to be illegal and working here, but not reporting the money you are getting from the work ... Read on »
The Negative Calorie Food A List The Negative Calorie Food B List The Negative Calorie Food C List by Bill .. Posted Thu 14 May 2009 4:39pm The concept of losing weight by consuming negative calorie foods might stump you, but trust me, it is not as complicated as you think. As a matter of fact, with any food your body needs to expend its stored energy to digest it before it can give back some energy to the body. Compared to ordinary foods, the so-called ‘negative calorie foods’ con ... Read on »
The Food Irradiation Plot: Why the USDA Wants to Sterilize Fresh Produce and Turn Live Foods into Dead Foods by RSBell Posted Tue 29 Apr 2008 12:00am HEADLINE: Questions raised on Vytorin meeting document "Minutes of meeting of experts reviewing study was created 'after the fact' " Vytorin-makers claim that there were no meeting minutes to begin with -- so what's the problem? How is it determined that a drug is safe and effective enough to be approved by the FDA if they do not adeq ... Read on »