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Does cereal have too many vitamins for kids?

June 26, 2014 by


By Caitlin Schmidt, Special to CNN Most parents are concerned about their kids getting enough vitamins. Should they also worry about giving their kids too much? A recent report published by the Environmental Working Group says children may be consuming too much vitamin A, zinc and/or niacin from some cereals, thanks to antiquated nutrition information […]

Cutting Out the Junk Food?

June 27, 2012 by


Most people know that high-sugar foods like chocolate or pastries are junk, but that is just the tip of the iceberg. The truth is that many foods fit into this category. The director of the Centers for Science in the Public Interest coined the term “junk food” in the 1970s to describe items that have […]

Technology Takes On Shady Restaurants That Have Health Code Violations

June 4, 2012 by


“The one thing I love when going out to eat with friends is spending the rest of a fun-filled night in a hospital room, getting my stomach pumped, as everything I ate revisits me in the wrong way.” Food poisoning has to be one of the worst experiences a person has to suffer through, and […]

Processed Good?

May 29, 2012 by


There is, and always has been, controversy surrounding the subject of food processing. To those who adamantly choose whole food over processed, this is a hot button issue. Rather than dismissing processed food outright, however, it may prove beneficial to take the time to learn about food processing in America, and the benefits and disadvantages […]

Pink Slime in School Lunches

March 27, 2012 by


Recently a Huffington Post article appeared about the government’s plan to serve “pink slime” in public school cafeterias. As outrageous as this news is, it also seems unbelievable. The government is planning to serve its own children seven million pounds of “pink slime?” It just doesn’t make sense. What is “Pink Slime?” “Pink Slime” is the lowest grade […]