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Junk food corporations hire paid shills to propagandize junk food as healthy

4/26/2015 - Just when you thought that the absurdity of junk food corporations in trying to pass their products off as "healthy" had reached its limit, the Coca-Cola Company goes and hires a team of "fitness and nutrition experts," including a vast network of certified "dietitians," to hawk Coca-Cola soda throughout...

Eating almonds can reduce heart disease risks, belly fat

2/20/2015 - Hold that muffin or danish and grab a handful of almonds if you need a snack between meals. Maybe you won't feel as satisfied afterward, but if you care about your heart health, get used to it. A recent study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association provided strong evidence that...

Irish taste-testers reel at utter grossness of American snack food

11/4/2014 - A group of Irish people was recently asked by the YouTube channel Facts to try a variety of American snack foods for the first time. The individual reactions speak for themselves as these young folks express repulsion at the hydrogenated oils in Twinkies, the food coloring in Kool-Aid and the whatever-it-is...

The 5 common snacking mistakes that are making you fat

4/22/2014 - Losing weight is challenging for the majority of people. Cutting calories and eating smaller meals can lead to more snacking. Though snacking can be a healthy habit, it most often just leads to weight gain. Here are some common snacking mistakes that lead to major weight gain. Stress eating Stress...

Review: Way Better Snacks delivers non-GMO, gluten-free, sprouted grain chips that are ridiculously delicious

4/20/2013 - My search for a healthy snack chip has led me to a phenomenally great-testing product from a company called "Way Better Snacks," makers of Sweet Chili Tortilla Chips. Let's get the basics out of the way first: These chips are Non-GMO Project verified, certified gluten-free, made with sprouted grains...

Dark chocolate and pistachios: The power snack duo that fights inflammation and heart disease

4/9/2013 - Snacking on pistachios and dark chocolate for heart health? Hand them over! It's hard to imagine a tastier duo. And the science confirming this is in for both snack treats individually. But it shouldn't require further clinical research to grasp that combining them offers even more protection against...

Processed snack foods increase colon cancer risk, especially in genetically susceptible individuals

1/8/2013 - Colon cancer continues to be a leading cause of cancer deaths, as the number of newly diagnosed cases continue to grow concurrent with the rate of overweight, obesity and processed food consumption. This may come as no surprise to natural health followers who understand that fried and hydrogenated foods...

Consume healthy snacks for weight loss

1/10/2012 1:58:23 PM - Snacking is almost universally viewed as bad for health, primarily because snacks are associated with convenience foods like chips, popcorn and soda. The last thing many of us imagine is that snacks can not only be healthy, but also supportive of weight loss regimes. In fact, some scientists now believe...

Try one of the tastiest, healthiest snacks in the snack food market: Beanitos

10/22/2011 - A deliciously nutritious snack food, Beanitos Bean Chips, proudly displays the non-GMO tested seal on its colorful bags of assorted bean chips. In addition to proudly displaying this label, Bean Brand Foods, the maker of Beanitos, has gone an extra mile to avoid potential GMO contaminated foods. So...

Discover amazing health benefits of an overlooked snack treat

3/2/2011 - Prunes and prune juice are well known for eliminating constipation and providing "regularity". They are often part of a joke around just that. But they don`t get enough respect for other qualities. This is unfortunate because there are many other health benefits for which plums have not received credit. Prunes...

Pumpkin Seeds - Enjoy this on-the-go snack from nature

2/17/2011 - Small, chewy and full of nature's balanced nutrition, pumpkin seeds are one of the most delicious and nutritious seeds available. Convenient to pick up in health food stores year round, these nutrient-dense seeds are especially tasty in the Fall when you can roast the seeds from in-season, freshly carved...

Snack Your Way to Health with Pistachio Nuts

12/10/2009 - Whether you are trying to lose weight or just eat a healthier diet, snacking can be a huge problem. No matter how hard you try to plan your day out and have healthy meals on hand, there are always times where you just need a snack. Pistachio nuts are a snack that can provide great nutrition and get...

Consider Healthy Snack Ideas and Finger Foods for Your Toddler

12/7/2009 - A key factor in feeding toddlers healthy snacks and avoiding tantrums is to be organized. Toddlers are typically not very patient when they are hungry so preempt this stage by packing, in advance, some healthy snacks which can grabbed at a moment`s notice. It is vital to get children to enjoy fruit...

Pepitas are a Crunchy Munchy Snack Food full of Nutritional Benefits

2/14/2009 - Giving up those delicious salty snack foods is one of the hardest parts of healthy eating, and getting children to give them up is almost impossible. But what if we could replace them with a crunchy, munchy alternative that offered both great taste and great nutrition? Pumpkin seeds, also known as pepitas,...

Snack Your Way to Good Health and Weight Loss with Organic Dried Fruit

1/29/2009 - What could be better than giving your sweet tooth what it craves while giving your body the nutrients it needs for vibrant health? Keeping a selection of dried fruits on hand makes it easy to treat the whole family to a delicious, chewy and nourishing snack. Recent studies have shown that dried fruit...

Most Consumers of Snacks Unwilling to Give Up Taste for Enhanced Nutrition

2/11/2008 - Even among those who are seeking healthier snack options, taste is still a more important factor than nutrition in selecting a product, according to a survey conducted by Datamonitor. Datamonitor surveyed consumers in the United States and Europe, with 1,000 of the respondents in the United States....

Better after-school snack choices boost nutrition for low-income kids, UC Davis research confirms (press release)

10/17/2006 - School lunches and vending machines aren't the only places to look for ways to improve students' nutrition. Modest changes in the kinds of snacks offered at after-school programs can also have a significant positive impact on children's diets, UC Davis researchers report in the September 2006 issue...

Deakin University has developed a prototype tasty snack food with special health benefits. (press release)

8/29/2006 - Dr Russell Keast, a senior lecturer in the school of exercise and nutrition sciences, has developed a new snack food with a parmesan cheese cracker, organic mashed potato and special healthy additives. He said, This new snack has natural additives such as an anti-inflammatory agent, omega 3 fatty...

Yacon tuber offers a low-calorie, healthy snack to satisfy your sweet tooth

10/3/2005 - Children living in the Andes have considered raw yacon a "special treat" for centuries, and because of its clean, crunchy, refreshingly sweet flavor, yacon can be a "special", yet healthy treat for anyone. What does yacon tuber taste like? Imagine a fresh-picked apple tinged with a mildly sweet, watermelon-like...

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