Category Archives: CSPI

What Should I Eat?

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How To Maintain A Weight Loss

I was just reading an old Nutrition Action Healthletter that the National Weight Control Registry shared with me (with their one-year follow-up survey).  It’s an interview with Rena Wing where they talk about how people who lost weight kept it … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Children Of The Quorn

Via ConsumerAffairs.com – The vat-grown mold used to make the Quorn line of meat substitutes causes gastrointestinal distress and in some cases, life-threatening anaphylactic reactions, according to the nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest. The nutrition and food … Continue reading

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Old Country Style Muesli

I read about Bob’s Red Mill Old Country Style Muesli in the December 2011 edition of CSPI’s Nutrition Action Healthletter. So, I had to try it – and, I’m now hooked. I want to eat it everyday. It’s so good! … Continue reading

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Pizza Is A Vegetable?

Via David Rogers – The white potato loophole in new dietary rules for school lunches just got bigger – about the size of a slice of pizza. That’s the latest from the green vegetable front as the Food and Nutrition … Continue reading

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Happy Food Day!

Via the USA Today – More than 2,000 local events are expected to take place today across the USA for Food Day, an annual local and regional event being staged nationally for the first time since 1977. Food Day is … Continue reading

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CSPI Life’s Sweeter With Fewer Sugary Drinks Challenge

Via the Progessive Grocer – Reducing the consumption of soda and other sugary drinks is the goal of a new campaign to reduce diet-related disease was introduced this week by health departments in a number of major cities and the … Continue reading

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Dairy: Hero or Villain?

I wrestle with the “dairy” thing – and just not because I became lactose intolerance in my 20′s. Is it good for you? Is it not?  I’ve heard both sides:  “Milk, it does a body good” and “A human being … Continue reading

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Coca-Cola Aims To Get Teens Hooked On Soda

If you haven’t read Mike Jacobson’s post on Coke Turns 125: Why I’m Not Celebrating over at MomsRising Blog yet, you should check it out. Great stuff, as usual. Click here to read it.

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Food Day – October 24, 2011

Food Day is committed to: Reduce diet-related disease by promoting healthy foods Support sustainable farms & stop subsidizing agribusiness End “food deserts” by providing access to healthy foods Protect the environment & animals by reforming factory farms Promote health by … Continue reading

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Center For Science In The Public Interest

At times, I’ve mentioned the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) here. And, I realize that some may not know who they are and what they do, etc. In summary, CSPI is a nonprofit education and advocacy organization … Continue reading

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