Monthly Archives: October 2009

Eggplant Allergy

Eggplant Allergy | Foodfacts.com

Eggplant Allergy | Foodfacts.com

Today at Foodfacts.com we read about a mom whose little one seems to have a reaction/allergy to eggplant. We wondered how many people are aware of eggplant as a possible food allergen wondered why we didn’t have a note that eggplant might be a possible allergen. Eggplant is a member of the nightshade family and thus, an allergen. Continue reading

Food Triggers for Epilepsy and Other Disorders

Food Triggers | Epilepsy | Foodfacts.com

Food Triggers | Epilepsy | Foodfacts.com

Foodfacts.com came across an interesting article in HufPost discussing the food triggers for epilepsy and other neurological illnesses. Unfortunately, there was not a lot of information dedicated to measures that promote proactive, preventive health care strategies that might help to reduce incidence of epileptic attacks. Continue reading

How To Make Organic Halloween Candy

Organic Halloween Candy | Foodfacts.com

Organic Halloween Candy | Foodfacts.com

Foodfacts.com believes it is certainly  possible to turn your recipes organic by replacing the original ingredients with organic ones.

Why not get the children involved? Theirparticipation in making Halloween candy with you might give them some appreciation for what actually goes into the candy. Continue reading

FoodFacts.com Announces New FoodFacts Health Score

Foodfacts.com Health Score

Foodfacts.com Health Score

More comprehensive than Weight Watchers, this new groundbreaking score system rates over 75,000 food products based on complete nutrition and ingredient value

Foodfacts.com issued a press release announcing an exciting new feature that has been developed, the FoodFacts Health Score. This is an important feature that Foodfacts members will want to utilize. Continue reading

You’re as old as you eat. A guide to foods that fight off age.

Foods That Fight Age | Foodfacts.com

Foods That Fight Age | Foodfacts.com

Foodfacts.com has always believed that keeping in peak condition in old age can be boosted by nutrition, which scientists are proving is a powerful weapon in fighting off diseases. As new research shows that olive oil could play a vital role in protecting against dementia, we look at the key foods that have shown to be an ally against aging. Continue reading

Not Getting Enough Fruits and Vegetables? Think Frozen, Antioxidant-rich Frozen Wild Blueberries

Wild Blueberries | Foodfacts.com
Foodfacts.com has noted that recent studies indicate an alarming trend: that Americans of all ages are failing to get their daily recommended servings of fruits and veggies — despite the fact that a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can help maintain a healthy weight and reduce the risk of chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease and some cancers. Interestingly, frozen produce,  including antioxidant-rich wild blueberries, are a nutritious solution for families looking to make healthy eating more convenient and affordable. Continue reading