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Kellogg Being Sued Over Disingenuous Marketing

Four customers in New York state are bringing a class action lawsuit against the cereal giant Kellogg Company over “fraud, intentional and negligent misrepresentation, breach of express and implied warranties…

Is the F-Factor Diet Fad or Fantastic?

As anyone who frequently reads our blog knows, we’re not the biggest fans of diets. They’re restrictive, hard to maintain and sometimes unhealthy. Nutritionists are moving further and further from…

Puzzles May Help Your Brain Stay Young

Puzzles are great fun and a nice part of any day. You can use them to wake your brain up in the morning or to wind down in the evening.…

Is it Bad to Skip Breakfast?

We have been told, by parents, diet books and breakfast food manufacturers that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It’s one of the dietary statements that most…

Meatless Meat Might Not Be that Great

As we are becoming more and more aware of the impact of animal farming on our resources, many people have embraced “Meatless Monday.” Wanting to cut down on meat in…

Are Zombies Hurting You?

Zombies have been everywhere in pop culture for the last decade — movies, TV, comics and novels. Even scientists have been researching zombies. No, they aren’t looking at the undead…

The Sugar Substitute Market Keeps Growing

Just a few years ago, it seemed like we were living in the golden age of calorie free-sweeteners. We had Sweet and Low, Equal, Splenda and Truvia. The brand names…

Watch the Video and Head to the Parks!

In honor of the first day of National Park Week, national parks all over the country will be open free of charge for visitors this Saturday, April 20! The Presidentially…

Multigenerational Study Finds Signature of Aging

Why is it that people can look so much older or younger than their age on the calendar? The Salk Institute, looking at skin cells, have found age-related genetic patterns.…

Sorry: Chocolate Isn’t a Health Food

We see it all the time: dark chocolate is health food. Researchers have proclaimed it to be a superfood. Dozens upon dozens of studies have known that dark chocolate is…