Overprocessed Information: Food Fights in the Exhibit Hall

I really enjoy attending my national associations annual conference. Every year I peruse the exhibits, passing by some booths, and stopping at others. I pick up some written material (new product info, or nutrition profiles) and also pick up some … Continue reading

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Shop Smart: The Lure of Junk Food

I just read “The Extraordinary Science of Junk Food” by Michael Moss in the NY Times recently. It certainly was a thought-provoking read (and fairly long, so allow yourself some time). It addresses not only the profit-seeking aspect of junk … Continue reading

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The Maze of Natural Snacks

“All natural”. What does that mean to you? For a few years now, food manufacturers like to use the word “natural” on product labels since consumers seem to gravitate toward it. Defining what’s natural is important, as is understanding that … Continue reading

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