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The News on Trans Fats

Category Diet, Health

This week, news came out that the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has reviewed evidence and determined that partially hydrogenated oils (also known as Trans Fats) are NOT “generally recognized as safe”.  The GRAS term is used by the FDA when evaluating and reviewing foods and supplements.  Food manufacturers are given a timeline of 3 Read More…

Spitting Seeds-Watermelon Season

Category Diet, Health

Summertime is coming upon us quickly and tons of fruits and vegetables are in season.  One of those being watermelon! Watermelon is a juicy treat, but it also has great health benefits to make it worth eating.  Watermelon is made of ~92% water, making it a low calorie snack at only ~43 calories per cup Read More…