Tag: healthy eating

Consumer Reports highlights dietary supplement dangers

There are only two groups in America less honest and ethical than the supplements industry…politicians and celebrities. In all three cases, there are common elements…a lack of accountability, arrogance, no basis for many of the statements made and positions advanced, and an utter lack of substantive knowledge. If […]

Why Processed Foods Aren’t As Bad As You Think

Great article about processed foods. Do you cook anything you eat? Then, you’ve processed it. We’ve made eating absurdly complicated, in large part because people and companies benefit from the window dressing of complexity because they can then sell you stuff that supposedly simplifies it all. Here’s the […]

Serious Eats: What Is American Cheese, Anyway?

This is an excellent and eye-opening essay by a chef and food writer about, of all things, American cheese. He makes an excellent point, which the average dietitian/nutritionist/personal trainer would never know enough to make, which is that ALL cheese is processed. Cheese does not occur in nature. […]