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  • Eat by Color: 4 Awesome Orange Foods

    Eat by Color: 4 Awesome Orange Foods

    A plate full of different colors is healthy as well as beautiful. But what do these colors actually indicate? What is so awesome about orange foods? If this question burns in your heart late at night, then you’ve come to the right place! Orange foods get their color from beta-carotene.... Continue reading

     
  • Butter vs. Margarine: What’s on my bread?

    Butter vs. Margarine: What’s on my bread?

    Margarine. Butter’s hydrogenated, dubious cousin comes with a surprisingly interesting history. Many studies suggest that the processed ingredients in margarine are more unhealthy than the fat content of butter. Americans now consume more butter than margarine after roughly 50 years of margarine’s supremacy. The history of the conflict between butter and margarine... Continue reading

     
  • Synthetic Food Dyes: What’s Really in Your Cereal?

    Synthetic Food Dyes: What’s Really in Your Cereal?

    Synthetic Food Dyes: What’s Really in Your Cereal? Artificial food dyes seem to be in everything, from packaged soups to candies, cosmetics to breakfast cereal. The FDA — Food and Drug Administration — has approved nine synthetic color additives for use in food. Are these non-nutritive food additives harmful? We... Continue reading