Tag: Nutrition

FDA issues warning letter to KIND, LLC., questions health value and branding of snack bars

KIND, LLC. recently became the target of some not-so-kind attention after the FDA issued a warning letter to the popular snack bar company regarding health claims made on its product packaging.   According to the FDA, the use of the word “healthy” on several flavors of KIND bars is inaccurate due to these bars’ failure… Read More

Power Couples: Foods That Are Even Healthier Together Than They Are Apart

You probably already have a pretty good idea of what foods can be considered healthy (and what foods probably don’t make the cut), but it turns out that’s not where the story ends. When it comes to maximizing the health benefits of some foods, this can be achieved through creating the proper food pairings, or… Read More

Juicing Vs. Blending, Everything You Need To Know About The Green Health Drink Nutrition Debate

Have you had a chance to hop on the green diet bandwagon? Green drinking can be a fantastic way to add healthful servings of fruits and vegetables into your diet, especially if you are not already absorbing the recommended daily amount.   There is an endless supply of green products currently being sold on the… Read More

FIve Easy Tips To Do Veganism Right And Stay Healthy

The latest diet trend has been moving towards organic, whole, and super-healthy foods. This shift in recent years has been overall a positive one, but there continues to be a certain mysticism around one current diet trend: veganism. There has been a lot of controversy over veganism, a non-dairy, non-meat, non-animal byproducts plan; health professionals… Read More

Living Healthy in an 8-5 World: 8 Superfoods to Improve Your Health

“Superfoods” have become a huge, growing topic for health-conscious individuals and health professionals, alike. The term is applied to foods that not only nourish the body, but foods that also supply nutrients to boost one’s immune system and provide a host of positive effects, such as the prevention of inflammation, getting metabolism in check, lowering… Read More

Living Healthy in an 8-5 World: Meet Personal Trainer Rachel Lancaster

There is a whirlwind of activity at the Anytime Fitness in Clearwater, Fla., and it is easy to see why Rachel Lancaster chooses this location to launch her career as a personal trainer. The thumping beats of the loud pop music and the view of people sweating to the beat on work out machines keeps… Read More

FDA Proposes Big Changes To Nutrition Labels In 20 Years

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is planning to make several changes to nutrition facts labels on consumer packaged foods and beverages. This will be the first major makeover to nutrition labels since 1994 when the FDA started requiring them. The update was unveiled on Thursday by the Obama Administration Officials at a White House… Read More