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Vegan red wine – yes, wine can contain animal products

Last Sunday, I was wandering through the maze of bottles at Dan Murphy feeling totally lost. Bottle shops can be intimidating when you are not a connoisseur—let alone a drinker. 424 more words

FDA Tells Bakery: "Love" Is Not An Actual Ingredient In Your Granola

To quote Sir James Paul McCartney (CH, MBE), “Can’t buy me love, everybody tells me so / Can’t buy me love, no no no, no.” You also can’t, according to the Food and Drug Administration, list “love” as an actual ingredient in your granola. 444 more words

Food & Personal Care

Become a food label detective

Hi there my friends! As mentioned in previous blogs, the best way to start your path to wellness is to eat fresh unprocessed foods, meaning eat from the earth and not from packages. 674 more words

'Best before,' 'Use by' dates to be simplified, major food companies pledge

Having multiple dates on food labels can be difficult to decipher — and studies show it can lead to increased food waste.

That’s why some of the world’s most prominent food companies banded together to sign a call to action, creating targets to overhaul the way food is labelled. 501 more words


How to read food labels

IMAGINE the scene. It’s after lunch and I’m at my desk, busy with the day job, when I get that familiar hunger craving.

I head down to the university dining room, and stand in front of the counter surveying my options. 478 more words

Here Is What I Found In My Bottled Water!

This tall glass of water looks refreshing, right?

Well, it’s not.  Pardon my language but it’s bullshit!   Don’t be hoodwinked by the appearance of anything. 555 more words


Label Reading- The Ingredients List

Considering the variety of packaged foods available, using the food label to understand the nutrients a food supplies (or lacks) is essential. The label is one of the most important tools you can use to eat healthfully. 979 more words