Have you ever felt like you’ve had foot in mouth disease after complimenting someone about their weight? Or maybe you’ve paid what you thought was a compliment to someone about ...
This past Friday, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, unveiled several initiatives including more information on the proposed changes to nutritional labelling regulations. There were indeed some positive proposals that made it from the first stage of nutrition labelling reform announced last year (including those such as standardized serving sizes and a change in […]
“I’d like your thoughts on if carrageenan is safe. My understanding is that it has been shown to be harmful in studies on animals and in very high concentrations, but hasn’t been shown to be harmful in more reasonable amounts in adults. Thinking about adding it to home-made ice cream. http://modernistcuisine.com/…/cooking-with-syllables…/”, says Enlightened Eater […]
Candy is still candy- no matter what colour it is While some candy companies are ignoring the research on artificial food colours, others, like the Dare Foods, are using parental concerns to healthwash their products. It’s not the first time I’ve written about Dare and their attempts to healthwash their candy (RealFruit Gummies Mango with […]
Exploring the world of brilliant colours can indeed be creative fun for children. Eating these colours, though, is another matter entirely. Science is showing that, for a vulnerable group of children, artificial food colours are linked to various adverse effects including hyperactivity. When you look back at the history of food, the popularity of artificial […]
If you love avocados as I do, you likely want to enjoy them regularly. But here’s the problem: if you stick to portions such as a quarter of an avocado, you want to be able to store them without their turning into brown fruits (which aren’t so appetizing). You’ve likely tried all kinds of […]