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Lawsuit: PepsiCo's Naked Juice Drinks Mislead Shoppers About Ingredients, Sugar Content

Should a drink called “Kale Blazer” have kale as its primary ingredient? When something says “no sugar added” on the label, do you think that means the beverage is low in sugar? 773 more words

CSPI’s Nutrition Action Healthletter Grades the Changing American Diet

Cheese Consumption hits All-Time High; Americans Still Consuming Too Much Beef & Soda Despite Declines, according to the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) 311 more words

Healthy Eating

A Big Fat Critique

Author/journalist Nina Teicholz’s critique of Retraction Watch’s reporting re: failed attempt by DC special interest group to retract her BMJ article

Via BMJ won’t retract controversial dietary guidelines article, says author… 2,496 more words

Peter M. Heimlich

Critics: Putting Fitness Trackers In McDonald's Happy Meals Doesn't Make Them Healthy Meals

Putting on a fitness tracker doesn’t magically change your body; it’s just another accessory if it goes unused. That’s why critics of McDonald’s latest Happy Meal shake-up don’t seem terribly impressed. 462 more words

Dave & Buster’s, Uno Among 2016 Xtreme Eating Award Recipients - CSPI

We really do have to use our heads when we decide to eat out. Some chains’ offerings make a joke out of our attempts at portion control. 698 more words


Here Are This Year's 9 Most Calorie-Filled Chain Restaurant Meals

You have to know that when you’re tucking into some huge plate of pasta, fried food, bread, sauce, cheese, and meat at a chain restaurant, that’s probably not healthy, but do you know how unhealthy? 724 more words

Lawsuit Accuses Cheez-It Of Falsely Advertising "Whole Grain" Crackers

What does it mean for a food to be labeled “whole grain”? Even if there is no official standard for that term, do you expect that a whole grain version of a product would be healthier than the original? 694 more words