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Food labels part 3: Doing the math

by KRISTA SCOTT-DIXON | April 17th, 2013 In Part 3 of this article series, we look at back-of-package labeling: nutritional information and ingredients. In particular, we look at how calorie counts don’t accurately reflect how our bodies process food. And we challenge the classic “calorie math” of “energy…

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Food labels part 2: Label claims

by KRISTA SCOTT-DIXON Part 2 of our food label series examines the truthfulness, accuracy, and usefulness of label claims; in particular, front-of-package information.   Separating fact from fiction   There’s a lot of information on any given package. How do you know what’s useful and accurate……

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Making Sense of Food Labels

What’s in a label? A guide to understanding what natural, organic, free-range, hormone-free…really mean.   From meat to dairy, produce to pasta, food labels tout all sorts of claims that probably shouldn’t be taken at face value. Here are some of the most common statements…

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Finally!!!

I learned this over 10 years ago from the scientists and doctors at USANA Health Sciences.  I’ve been coaching about the damage is causes and steps to reduce it from the first day I was certified as a personal trainer. I’m no heart surgeon but…

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Fats That Heal?

by Daniela Aguiniga MD The cell membrane is structural skin that surrounds all cells of the body.  It serves as a doorway to allow nutrients in and out of the cell and it is vibrant with activity.  The cell membrane is often considered the essence…

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