Current Health News

March 24, 2014 - Issue 2774


Butter Consumption Reaches a 40-Year High

butter consumption

March 24, 2014

Now recognized as a healthy, quick energy source, all butter may not be the health food nature intended. If you're eating these popular brands, you're getting an unexpected, unwanted surprise. Look for these brands instead.

FDA’s Proposed Changes to Nutrition Label Draws Widespread Attention

FDA’s Proposed Changes to Nutrition Label Draws Widespread Attention

March 24, 2014

For the first time in two decades, the FDA is proposing changes to the Nutrition Facts label found on most processed foods to help you make better informed choices. Glaringly absent from the proposal is any discussion about genetically engineered ingredients, which may be one of the most important factors for making a determination about the product's wholesomeness.