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Biting More Than Crime

Waistlines in Mexico City’s police force are expanding, with at least 70 percent of its membership classified as overweight. In response, a new diet program is being implemented for officers that suggests they “balance” poor diets with vegetables and other healthy alternatives.

Posted on Oct 16, 2009 READ MORE


Organic Produce
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Behind the Label

An industry group of organic and natural food producers is attempting to develop a standard for non-genetically modified and organic food. Existing labels declaring food “organic” are based as marketing devices, not on an actual standard of rigorous testing.

Posted on Aug 29, 2009 READ MORE


Low-Fat Ice Cream Uses Cloned Fish Blood Proteins

Appetizing news from the N.Y. Times: “New industrial processes, including one that involves a protein cloned from the blood of an Arctic Ocean fish, have allowed manufacturers to produce very creamy, dense, reduced-fat ice creams with fewer additives.”
Yum.

Posted on Jul 27, 2006 READ MORE


Mediterraneans Have All the Fun, Fewer Heart Attacks

According to Reuters: “Mediterranean-style diets, rich in healthy fats from olive oil or nuts, may be better for the heart than low-fat regimens, a new study shows.”

Posted on Jul 5, 2006 READ MORE


Potato Chips
From lays.com

Lay’s Chips to Use Healthier Oil

In an industry-rocking move, the nation’s leading potato chip manufacturer will reduce saturated fat by switching from cottonseed oil to sunflower oil.

Posted on May 3, 2006 READ MORE


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