Tag Archives: Nutrition

The Hidden Cancer Threat in Soda | Rodale News

The worrying effects of what’s in that canned soft drink! – If you were to make caramel food coloring at home, you’d melt sugar in a saucepan. Soda manufacturers, however, do things much differently, often creating sugar-ammonia interactions under high pressure and temperatures. The result? An unlabeled cancer-causer in your soda can. At issue is […]

Does Diet-Soda Make You Fat? | Rodale News

The worrying (and strangely counter-intuitive!) side-effects of diet soda – Think drinking diet soda helps you lose weight? It doesn’t, a number of studies have shown. In fact, it could have the exact same effect on your gut as the decidedly non-diet high-frucose corn syrup, according to a new paper in Obesity Reviews. There are roughly 100 […]

U.S. schools throwing the book at unhealthy drinks

A great move by US schools to reduce the exposure of kids to sugary drinks – Just one-third of students in U.S. elementary schools had access to sugary drinks and high-fat milk in 2010-2011, compared to 47 percent in 2007-2008, the report indicated. And less than 12 percent could obtain sugar-sweetened drinks at school last […]

Non-Dairy Sources of Calcium, Vitamin D and Fats – Getting Enough Calcium, Vitamin D and Fats for Toddlers Without Milk

Helpful advice on getting nutrient-rich food into non-dairy eating toddlers! – Non-Dairy Sources of Calcium Your toddler needs 500 milligrams of calcium per day. Here are some nondairy foods that are rich in calcium. Tofu Salmon Green leafy vegetables like collard greens, turnip greens, kale and spinach Beans Broccoli Almond Milk or Butter Papaya Calcium-fortified […]