There is no doubt that sharing a family meal is a noble goal worthy of pursuit however, recent research raises the question: Which came first, the chicken or the egg?
Tag: statistics & facts
Portion Distortion in America
Anyone ordering fast food or eating at restaurants has probably noticed that food portions have gotten larger. Some portions are available to “super size”, while others have simply grown in size and…
Obesity has surpassed smoking in harming our health
The article titled “Trends in Quality-Adjusted Life-Years Lost Contributed by Smoking and Obesity” really boils down to this: Obesity is equal or has surpassed smoking as a contributor to illness and the shortening of healthy life.
Stop bacteria from crashing your holiday party
During the holiday season we often participate in pot-lucks or other gatherings where we prepare food at home and then transport and serve it at a party or event. It is important to keep food safety in mind in these situations to avoid ruining the holidays of our friends and loved ones with a case of food poisoning.
Breaking news story demonstrate the power consumers have over large American food manufacturers.
Ultimately, we’re trying to make it easier for consumers to lead healthier lifestyles…
U.S. diabetes cases projected to double and costs to triple in 25 years
“In light of the sheer magnitude of costs associated with diabetes, policymakers and the public need to understand how these costs will change over the next decades and how new policies may alter these trends in costs.”
American eating habits: how much does money have to do with it?
Most of us are aware that Americans have a history of not eating enough fruits and vegetables.