Tagged: processed foods

What Does “Clean Eating” Mean?

Clean eating is concept that lends itself to improving one’s overall health and well-being. It is not a diet, but rather an eating pattern that emphasizes cutting down on sugary drinks and sweets, unhealthy fats, processed meats and other items, and salt. If you would like to learn how to ‘eat clean’, focus on these […]

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Promise and Problems of Genetically Modified Foods

The term “genetically modified organisms” or GMO has become a controversial topic as its benefits for both food producers and consumers are accompanied by potential biomedical and environmental side effects. There has been an increase in the concern by consumers about food products containing GMOs, especially from the short- and long- term health problems which […]

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3 Misleading Food Labels You Need to Understand

With the move towards higher quality food items, many of us can be confused about the way our foods are described today on packaging food labels and through advertising. Here’s a few common food labels and what they really mean.

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Purge These Foods From Your Kitchen for Weight Loss Success

If any of us were to go into your kitchen tonight we would see many of the things we often count on for meals and snacks. Often they come in bright packaging and colors and are the very things we pick up quickly at the store for convenience and quick access during the week. Yes, we call […]

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Staff Stories: The Relationship Between Weight Loss and Muscle

Aside from being eye candy, muscle does some really important things for your overall health. At the bottom of this article, there is a video. This is a Q&A session with Lee Kaplan, MD, PhD about content related to the Metabolic Applied Research Strategy (MARS) Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). It was sent to me […]

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