Fast Food Salads Often Unhealthy

Fast Food Salads Often Unhealthy

When is a kale salad unhealthy? Apparently, it is when McDonald’s prepares it. At a time when the company and other restaurant chains are trying hard to show “fast food” is not a synonym for “junk food,” McDonald’s has rolled out new salads, including a kale one (initially in Canada). Unfortunately, anyone watching their weight […]

Sugar and Sweeteners Becoming Dietary Enemy Number 1

Sugar and Sweeteners Becoming Dietary Enemy Number 1

Avoid things with cholesterol, avoid fats, avoid carbs. Pay attention to the food labels. There have been many dietary messages in recent years as people gained more weight. Now, the government and leading experts are pointing to a sugar, real and artificial, as the reason for the obesity epidemic. The new government guidelines, documentaries like […]

New York Tries to Shake the Salt

New York Tries to Shake the Salt

First came the healthy heart symbols on some menus. Then, many chains created sticker shock when they posted the calorie content of each item (a piece of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that has not been required of restaurants nationwide– yet). Now, New York City is adding a tiny salt shaker symbol on menus starting […]

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