A recent study found consumption of higher amounts of dairy products but less saturated fat overall correlated with lower blood pressure. However, researchers cannot fully explain those results, as the difference does not seem to relate to calcium intake.
If a calorie is consumed in the forest and no one is there to count it, will it still show up on your waistline? We analyze the IFIC Food and Health Surveys disturbing finding that 43 percent of consumers refuse to even think about keeping track of their caloric intake.
Whatever happened to ginseng? This popular pioneer of functional ingredients was the belle of the good-for-you ball 25 years ago. Ginseng may have faded from the popularity contest point of view, but sales are still strong and it still has a myriad of uses.
The task of responding to the latest crusade from the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has become almost tedious, says writer Radley Balko in this article from TCSDaily.com. He discusses CSPI's lawsuit against Kentucky Fried Chicken and its attacks on Starbucks for its "high-calorie, high-fat" drinks and pastries.
Radley Balko, Tech Central Station contributor and Cato Institute policy analyst
Pests are common vectors of foodborne illness, carrying pathogens ranging from E. coli to Salmonella. Excellent sanitation is the first line of defense against pests because it removes many of the food and water sources essential to their survival. Food safety professionals should review their sanitation programs and incorporate these basic steps to help keep facilities clean and pest-free.