Posts tagged "fat-free"
Diet Trends: Pass or Try?

Diet Trends: Pass or Try?

This year, athletes and celebrities praised the gluten free diet as the panacea to nearly everything—from winning top tennis tournaments to red carpet ready for the Oscars. Plenty of studies showed our erratic sleep patterns make our waists bigger. Almost every health magazine welcomed back fats to our plates while vitamin D seems to aid...
Really making sense of food labels

Really making sense of food labels

The other day I was at the grocery store when a woman was defending her “all natural, low-glycemic index snacks” to her friend. She swore by this “super healthy” food as a part of her quest to lose some pounds. The food industry likes us to believe their marketing messages. Do we really know what...