healthy food

China, McDonalds, fast food, McKinsey, KFC, Leon Kaye

Fast Food’s Future Uncertain as More Chinese Are Saying No

Western fast food is on the decline in China, according to research from McKinsey, suggesting that consumers in the world's most populous nation…
General Mills, artificial colors, GMOs, Leon Kaye, transparency, supply chain, Trix Cereal

Trix Cereals Ditch Artificial Colors, But Consumers Don’t Care

Earlier this week, General Mills’ social media team reminded the public about the new Trix cereal in a cute video posted on the…
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People, Profits and Pounds in the American Candy Market

From a health and sustainability perspective, the problem isn't with having a sweet treat now and then. It's with the artificial ingredients found…
It turns out those 'thin' Oreos probably won't help you lose weight after all.

Don’t Believe Big Food’s Lies About Smaller Portions

It turns out those 'thin' Oreos probably won't help you lose weight after all -- despite the advertising Big Food throws your way.
Mars Inc, food labeling, public health, leon kaye, transparency

Mars To Distinguish ‘Everyday’ and ‘Occasional’ Foods

Privately-owned food giant Mars is raising the bar with a bold, yet potentially slippery, new approach toward food labeling. What stands out most…
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Feeding The Animals We Eat: Fish Farming vs. Land Farming

We need more sustainably-raised and nutritious food, and aquaculture is certainly poised to contribute meaningfully to our future food needs. Here, Scott Nichols…
Netherlands, nutrition, plant based diet, Voedingscentrum, Netherlands nutrition center, Leon Kaye, meat consumption, USDA

Cut Out Most of the Meat, Say New Netherlands Dietary Guidelines

The Netherlands Nutrition Center, or Voedingscentrum, is not only recommending that Dutch citizens adopt more of a plant-based diet, but also that they…
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Healthy Foods Achieve Mass-Market Sales Levels

A record 43 percent of Americans now say they make their food and beverage purchases using the criteria of human and environmental health.
Instead of another diet fad that's destined to fail, why not try a lifestyle correction -- complete with smarter food choices and daily walks? It could be crazy enough to work.

The Boomer Generation Diet, Or Any Other For That Matter

Another year, another resolution to shed those stubborn pounds. You'll probably see some good results at first, and then … well, you know…
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Preservatives: The Good, the Bad and the Essential

Preservatives: We love to complain about them, but can we really do without their life-saving properties? Our ancestors didn't think so. New technology,…
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Celebrity Vegan Chef Leslie Durso Shares Her Keys to Success

Never before has eating your veggies looked so good. Actress, vegan chef and eco-lifestylist, Leslie Durso, refuses to compromise style for sustainability. America’s…
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Comedian Mocks Congress Inaction on Healthy School Lunch

Nick Offerman and Funny or Die joined forces to create a parody on unhealthy cafeteria lunches to raise awareness for the American Heart…
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Taco Bell and Pizza Hut Slash Artificial Flavors and Colors

Taco Bell and Pizza Hut are the latest restaurants to join Chipotle's path to cut artificial flavors and become more transparent about recipes.
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3p Weekend: 5 Signs American Food is Changing For the Better

American eating habits have been the joke of the world for years. The fat, lazy American filling up on junk food and soda…
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American Consumers Gobble Healthy Foods at Unprecedented Rate

The big news from the 2015 Natural Products Expo West was that American consumers are now buying healthy foods at a rate three…
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