Switching to Whole Grain Foods Could Trim Your Wasitline
Eating fried potatoes linked to higher risk of death, study says
Put down that forkful of perfectly twirled white spaghetti, and grab a plate of whole grain pasta instead. You’ll feel fuller after switching out highly processed white grains for whole-grain alternatives, a new study from Denmark contends. Read more here.
Obesity Linked To Chemical Substitutes Found In Food Containers?
You may want to rethink those french fries and how you cook your potatoes! Research in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found eating any type of fried potatoes two or three times per week may double the risk of early death, compared with not eating them at all, a recent study published in the […]
‘Beans’ or ‘Sizzlin’ Beans:’ Words Get People Eating Healthier
The researchers at University of Iowa conducted a new study, which examined the existence of a link between food container chemical substitutes and obesity. The study suggests that the combination of common chemicals used to manufacture plastic water bottles, food containers, and other consumer products “do not contribute to obesity to the extent of the […]
Salt in foods purchased at grocery stores down, but still high
A study has found that simple changes to a cafeteria’s veggie descriptions caused a big change in choices. When is a carrot not just a carrot? When it’s a “twisted citrus-glazed carrot.” New research shows that when vegetables are described in new and exciting ways, diners tend to choose these healthy foods more often. Read […]
US households decreased their salt intake from packaged food and store-bought beverages by about 18% between 2000 and 2014, during which time researchers found the salt content of the foods had fallen about 12%, according to a study in JAMA Internal Medicine. However, study leader Jennifer Poti says the salt content in packaged food and […]