What Are Complex Carbohydrates? Carbohydrates, commonly called ‘carbs’ are an essential type of nutrient for the body. Over the last decade or so, there has been an endless number of books and … [Read more...]
Is Tilapia Bad For You?
Is Tilapia Bad For You? When people think of healthy food options, fish is often near the top of their list. Over the past decade or so, one particular fish has had a bit of a public opinion … [Read more...]
History of Food Processing (Part 2)
History of Food Processing (Part 2) Modern Era of Processing Part one of the History of Food Processing covered some of the ancient forms of food processing, which included things like cooking … [Read more...]
What is Tofu Made of?
What is Tofu Made of? Love it or hate it, tofu is a very popular food in many places around the world. Some people enjoy it for its texture, others the taste, and still others for the health … [Read more...]
Natural Preservatives for Food
Natural Preservatives for Food Preserving food is essential for humans. We have been doing it for thousands (if not millions) of years. Unfortunately, modern food manufacturing uses chemicals that … [Read more...]
History of Food Processing (Part 1)
History of Food Processing Part 1 | 2 Million BC – 3500 BC When people hear about processing foods, they assume that it is not good for you. In many ways, they are not wrong. Modern processing of … [Read more...]
Are Sports Drinks Healthy?
Are Sports Drinks Healthy? Sports drinks are a $1.5 billion per year industry in the United States alone today. The popularity of these beverages broke onto the scene in the 1960’s when the … [Read more...]
Is Maple Syrup Paleo?
Is Maple Syrup Paleo? For those who follow the Paleo diet, this is a relatively common question. Unfortunately, it is not an easy question to answer. There are differing opinions by different … [Read more...]
Artificial Sweetener Side Effects
Artificial Sweetener Side Effects Artificial sweeteners are one of the most studied foods that people today consume, yet, despite this fact; they are also one of the most misunderstood. Depending on … [Read more...]
Healthy Breakfast Cereals
Healthy Breakfast Cereals When watching a television commercial for most breakfast cereals, you would come away thinking that they are a healthy way to start each morning. While it is true that … [Read more...]