Latest Toxic food environment Stories

2008-07-01 15:00:00

By SHARI ROAN, LOS ANGELES TIMES Here's an interesting thought: What if you're not to blame for your weight problem? What if the fault could be laid squarely at the feet of food manufacturers and marketers, grocery store managers, restaurant operators, food vendors the people who make food so visible, available and tasty? Several recent studies, papers and a popular weight-loss book argue that eating is an automatic behavior triggered by environmental cues that most people are unaware of...

Word of the Day
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.