Tag Archives: food

An end to food allergies? – CBS News

There was a time when peanuts were pretty much everywhere – in sandwiches, at baseball games, and on the snack table, especially for Super Bowl Sunday. But lately, this everyday favorite has for many become an everyday fear. Megan Shaoul is mom to twins Henry and Piper. Both have a life-threatening allergy to peanuts. “They… Read More »

Got milk? Not so much. Health Canada’s new food guide drops ‘milk and alternatives’ and favours plant-based protein

Drink water. Go light on the animal products. Fill half your plate with fruits and vegetables. Fruit juice is liquid sugar, not fruit. Avoid processed foods. Limit booze. Canada’s new food guide is being praised for its simplicity, for doing away with confusing, “idiotic and ridiculous” recommended portions and serving sizes and for promoting a… Read More »

New diet needed to transform broken food system – Eco-Business

[unable to retrieve full-text content] New diet needed to transform broken food system  Eco-Business Any ‘planetary diet’ must also work for the poorest and most vulnerable  The Conversation – UK Plant-based diet: why we might need it to survive as a species  Vox.com What is the planetary diet? – Hartford Courant  Hartford Courant View full coverage on Google News… Read More »

High-fat diet 'increases risks of food poisoning and infectious disease'

It can live and grow in a wide range of foods, in particular chilled ready-to-eat foods such as packaged sandwiches, butter, cooked sliced meats, smoked salmon, certain soft cheeses and pate. High-fat diet ‘increases risks of food poisoning and infectious disease’ Independent.ie A high-fat “western” diet weakens the ability of the immune system to fight… Read More »

Overcoming Overeating: A former food addict’s road to recovery and self care

For award-winning journalist Mara Schiavocampo, the journey to losing 90 pounds began with confronting the truth and writing a single list. (photos courtesy of Mara Schiavocampo.) It’s often said that the journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step. For me, the journey to losing 90 pounds began with a single list. I remember… Read More »