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EU Food Information to Consumers (FIC) law changes: Impact on food supplement players
Food supplements are classified by EU law as foodstuffs and so the recently implemented Food Information to Consumers regulation has the potential to impact food supplements.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
The 8 Scariest Ingredients in Your Food
Although we don't think of food as poison, many of the common ingredients in processed food products are actually considered toxic to health.
Very low calorie diet without aspartame in obese subjects: improved...
Very low calorie diet is routinely used in programs for treatment of obesity and before bariatric surgery in order to reduce risk of postoperative complications.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Kick aspartame (and gluten, too) with PUR Gum
When you have dietary restrictions, or you just want to eat better, unhealthy little monsters tend to lurk everywhere.
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Old Age Incontinence
According to a June 2014 report [pdf] from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than half the U.S. population age 65 and older report urinary and/or bowel leakage.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Advantame - the newest artificial sweetener approved by the FDA
The FDA is amending their food additive regulations to provide for the "safe" use of advantame, after receiving a petition from Ajinomoto Co., Inc., a Japanese company which produces most of the world's MSG as well as being a major supplier of aspartame.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Americans have fallen out of love with gum, leaving mints to pick up the slack, says Rabobank
It's well known that the American love affair with soda has hit a pretty significant rough patch, but a new report from Rabobank suggests the nation has also been steadily falling out of love with gum, with US volumes dropping a staggering 20% in the past five years and sales falling 11%.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
10 Things You Didn't Know About Decision Making
We make hundreds, maybe thousands, of decisions everyday. From the minuscule to the huge.
Health Basics: How do food preservatives cause cancer?
The term food preservatives sounds quite positive, and if you don't look any deeper than the surface, it's a good thing.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Preparing for Fic
Regulation 1169/2011 on the provision of food information to consumers will be applicable as from December 13, 2014.
Are the new natural sweeteners good for you?
With regular sugar taking a nutritional beating and artificial sweeteners unable to shake their sketchy made-in-the-lab connotations and unpleasant aftertaste, it's no wonder newcomers like stevia and agave are conquering our morning coffee .
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Follow these five simple tips to enjoy holiday summer food while...
In the United States of America, July 4th is a celebration of political independence from tyranny rule, but it's also a holiday in which millions of Americans terrorize their own bodies with barbequed meats, aspartame-laced sodas and toxic sunscreen chemicals.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
US News & World Report
A Guide to Artificial Sweeteners
It's no secret that we Americans like our sugars. We each consume about 100 pounds of sugars per year on average, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Wed Jul 02, 2014