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too much sodium
2014-09-10 06:52:50

According to a new CDC Vital Signs report, approximately 9 out of 10 US children aged 6–18 eat more sodium than recommended. This increased intake puts the children at risk for high blood pressure and heart disease later in life.

red robin burgers
2014-07-31 04:58:45

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers is home to one of the unhealthiest meals in America – a “Monster” sized A1 Peppercorn hamburger served with Bottomless Steak Fries and a Monster Salted Caramel Milkshake that boasts a total of 3,540 calories.

sodium content still too high
2014-07-02 11:37:30

Some chain restaurants have been working to reduce the amount of sodium in the foods they serve, but according to a new report from consumer advocacy group the Center For Science in the Public Interest – the average salt reduction by companies is barely significant.

2014-03-20 23:29:03

Gregory Jaffe Speaks at Ingredient Marketplace on June 2nd Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Gregory Jaffe, director of biotechnology at the Center

FDA Proposes First Major Nutrition Label Changes Since 1994
2014-02-27 08:08:05

The Obama Administration will today be announcing a new FDA proposal on nutritional labels – the first major revamp in nearly 20 years. The update is focusing largely on calorie information, serving sizes and added sugars.

2014-02-19 12:28:55

Advisory: Nutrition Facts 2.0 WASHINGTON, Feb.

FDA Paves Way For Elimination Of Trans-Fat In America's Food
2013-11-09 06:58:18

The war on obesity and unhealthy eating has been spearheaded by the US Food and Drug Administration with the latest fight pertaining to trans-fats, something that the regulator wants to see leave America's food supply.

Dannon Coloring Yogurt With Dyes Made From Bugs
2013-07-25 10:57:28

One watchdog group is calling out Dannon yogurt for using bug juice to color Boysenberry, Cherry, Raspberry and Strawberry versions of their “Fruit on the Bottom” yogurt.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.