I just came across this repulsive-yet-captivating series of Fast Food photographs by Jon Feinstein. Each image is named for the quantity of fat the food contains. Continue Reading “Fast Food”
“Natural” is an essentially meaningless, largely unregulated term in the food industry. Continue Reading “Natural” is meaningless
Although the jury is still out about the deleterious health effects of HFCS, I’ve decided nevertheless to avoid it completely. Here’s why. Continue Reading Why I don’t eat High Fructose Corn Syrup
With the various sizes, substitution options, and myriad of sweeteners, there are literally thousands of possible combinations. Continue Reading Healthy Options at Starbucks, Part 2: Drinks
I think that low-fat mayonnaise tastes downright awful, even when it’s “hidden” in other foods. Instead, I’ve been enjoying Greek Yogurt as a spectacular substitute for mayo. Continue Reading Yogurt instead of Mayo for the win!
Most recommendations are that you eat less than 2,400mg of sodium per day (that’s about one level teaspoon of table salt), so if you eat about as many milligrams as you eat in calories each day, you’re doing pretty well. Continue Reading Is this food high in Sodium?
Limiting salt in packaged and restaurant foods is perhaps the single most important dietary improvement that the Food and Drug Administration could bring about. Continue Reading Good News on Sodium
Last week I wrote about changing the way you eat by deciding upon just a few critical rules, and then followed it up with the idea of a cheat meal. I want to expand on these concepts just a little bit more today. Continue Reading Decide once