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The food industry uses the health halo of the gluten free label to better sell. It's really important to emphasize that just like one knows that foods that are peanut free are not generally healthier, gluten-free foods are not a panacea.
The Journal of the Association for Consumer Research is a new quarterly publication, and in its inaugural issue it's tackling the behavioral science of eating. In this issue are a few deliciously surprising and counterintuitive findings from studies.
Cocoa is very rich in antioxidants -- flavonoids and flavonols in particular. Our skin suffers ultraviolet damage from exposure to the elements, leading to photo aging, and antioxidants can potentially mitigate those effects.
The ‘Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations’ released a list of the daily calorie intake of countries around the world, and the nation at the top of the list should surprise no one.
Does our present high-sugar diet do to us what the "garbage dump diet" did to the baboons? Weight gain, pre-diabetes and alarming cholesterol elevations are all results of our diet too. Like the baboons, we humans will certainly respond to dietary insults in a variety of ways.
The impetus for change is to make nutritional information easier to understand, so that consumers can pick up products on the grocery shelf and easily determine if it's a good choice for themselves and their family. However, nutrition labeling is tricky for a variety of reasons.
No matter what diet you choose or plan to start, the bottom line remains caloric intake. Even if you consume the healthiest of diets and ingredients, so long as you take in more calories than you burn, you will not lose weight. Caloric balance is the key.
We need to think about restoring our body's natural ability to regulate our weight automatically at a healthy level. If you focus on calorie quality and take care of your body, then it will take care of calorie quantity for you.
Just as cars can differ dramatically in everything from handling, to torque, to acceleration, to fuel efficiency, so too do our bodies differ in all the nuances of metabolism. Some of us are natively predisposed to be faster, or stronger, or slower, or weaker.
Over the past few decades, we've been trying harder and harder to be healthy and fit. The result: We got heavy and sick. What's going on here? When did healthy and fit start making us heavy and sick? And why is everyone calling us lazy gluttons?
The new study in Public Health Nutrition reminds us that in developing countries, sugar intake continues to rise. Therefore, the developing world needs policies that limit added sugars, hopefully before the train leaves the station.
A gallon of gas weighs about six pounds and contains about 130 million Joules (130,000 kilojoules) or about 30,000 calories. So here are some candy-to-gasoline equivalents.
A week into London's 2012 Olympic games, we at Healthy Living are hooked, watching live streams from our desks and re-watching
There are a lot of terms that get thrown around in health articles. But do most of us actually know what they mean? Of course
I dropped 20 pounds when I created my own yoga style specifically to turn the body into a fatburning machine.
An Experiential Calorie is a unit of awareness, a unit of conscious presence, a unit of meaning. The job of an Experiential Calorie is to enrich your Mind. Take a moment to count the latter.