Category Archives: Outrageous!

Dietary supplements can be spiked with hazardous drugs

Jennifer Couzin-Frankel. August 21, 2015. The Supplement sleuth. Some dietary supplements are spiked with drugs. Pieter cohen is out to expose the hazards. Science 349:780-783  Pieter Cohen’s brush with death came at a most inconvenient time: just as he was … Continue reading

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Processed Food is Killing You: Cook At Home

30 Reasons why the Food Giants CAN’T get rid of Salt, Sugar, and Fat  A book review by Alice Friedemann of Michael Moss’s “Salt, Sugar, Fat. How the Food Giants Hooked Us”. When the food industry talks about you, the … Continue reading

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Store-bought crackers cost 6 to 20 times more expensive than home-made

You can make a pound of whole wheat crackers for 85 cents, and into the oven in less than 5 minutes using recipes from Crunch! Whole Grain Artisan Chips and Crackers. If you buy the crackers listed below at the … Continue reading

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Doctor Kracker 100% Whole Wheat Crispbreads

Here’s what I don’t like about this particular crispbread / cracker: 1)      12 g of whole grain per 22 g serving – that means only a little over half is whole grain, the other 10 g is mainly sugar.  If … Continue reading

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Outrageous: experts who say whole wheat flour no better than White Flour?

Bread is called the staff of life because it has more nutrients per weight that fruit, vegetables, meat, milk, and potatoes. Whole wheat flour is better than refined white flour for four reasons according to Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, Associate Professor … Continue reading

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Every year a million Americans get salmonella poisoning. Several hundred will die. Needlessly. Salmonella poisoning could be mostly prevented — has been prevented — in Europe, where a vaccine for chickens has greatly reduced the number of incidents over 97%. … Continue reading

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Once a fish is skinned and fileted, you can’t tell species apart, you have to trust the vendor. But 39% of 142 samples from 81 retail outlets in New York City were not what the label said, and similar results … Continue reading

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You can overdose on Vitamins and Minerals

It’s very easy to take too many vitamins, because so many food products like cereal and milk are fortified with them, so when you have a vitamin pill, you could easily go over the Upper Tolerable Limit.  Since there’s no … Continue reading

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FDA Bread guidelines

Since it’s their business, factory food has enough well-paid lawyers to understand the regulations below, but I thought it both amusing and dismaying that this is the way rules are written. Bottom Line:  If you don’t see one of these … Continue reading

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Fritos Original Corn Chips Nutrition versus Homemade Corn Chips

   I feel bad complaining about these chips — most are much worse!  But compare home made Crunch! Whole Grain Artisan Chips and Crackers corn chips to Frito Lay chips: Frito Lay unit % Daily Value Crunch! corn chips unit … Continue reading

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