Monthly Archives: March 2010

Peanut Allergy Linked to Severe Allergy Attacks

Peanut Allergy | Foodfacts.com

Peanut Allergy | Foodfacts.com

Editor’s Note: This is an update and supplement to Friday’s post about peanut allergies and asthma

Foodfacts.com has learned that an already existing peanut allergy amongst kids having asthma may lead to more severe asthma attacks, according to research. The findings of this study means serious concerns amongst parents whose kids are known to be suffering from peanut allergy in addition to asthma. The study was published in the Journal of Pediatrics. Continue reading

10 Things Gourmet Grocers Won’t Tell You

10 Things Gourmet Grocers Won't Tell You | Foodfacts.com

10 Things Gourmet Grocers Won't Tell You | Foodfacts.com

Foodfacts Blog editors have encountered some very interesting content that is updated and adapted from the book “1,001 Things They Won’t Tell You: An Insider’s Guide to Spending, Saving, and Living Wisely,” by Jonathan Dahl and the editors of SmartMoney. Continue reading

Sports Nutrition: Awareness and Education

Sports Nutrition | Foodfacts.com

Sports Nutrition | Foodfacts.com

Information about sports nutrition is not as objective or straightforward as it seems. There has to be some form of an education about the functions and processes of the human body, its reaction to the environment, its requirements for certain nutrients, and many others. Only then can optimum results be achieved. Continue reading

US warns some food manufacturers about misleading food claims

US Warns Some Food Manufacturers | Foodfacts.com

US Warns Some Food Manufacturers | Foodfacts.com

FDA cites labels for baby food, nuts, other products; Agency set to issue draft labeling guidelines soon

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Foodfacts.com Blog staff has learned via Reuters news service that U.S. health regulators warned units of a leading food product company and more than a dozen other foodmakers about overstating or misstating the nutritional value of baby food, nuts and other products on their labels.

Most of the letters made public on Wednesday accuse the companies of making claims on their food packages and websites over trans fat content, antioxidant advantages, and omega-3 benefits that fail to Food and Drug Administration guidelines. Continue reading

Healthy Eating Tips For The Elderly

Healthy Easting Tips For The Elderly | Foodfacts.com

Healthy Easting Tips For The Elderly | Foodfacts.com

The body composition of older folks is always in a dynamic state and hence keeps changing. Also, in old age, the hormones start losing their activity, thereby making the body lose muscles and bones and gain fat. There are some factors, which if kept in check, can help all of us lead a healthy life. Continue reading