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How Size-related Food Labels Impact How Much We Eat

How Size-related Food Labels Impact How Much We Eat | Family and consumer science | Scoop.it
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Just what size is a small drink-8 ounces, 12 ounces, 16 ounces? The truth is, those are all small sizes depending on what restaurants and fast food joints you go to.

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Healthy Whole Foods | Why You Should Eliminate Processed Foods From Your Diet - Lifespan Fitness Blog

Healthy Whole Foods | Why You Should Eliminate Processed Foods From Your Diet - Lifespan Fitness Blog | Family and consumer science | Scoop.it
Whilst we’ve grown up in a society that has progressively been exposed to and eaten more processed foods, we’ve fallen out of touch with the true understanding of what a ‘whole’ food is as opposed to a ‘processed’ or ‘refined’ food.

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The BioSync Team's curator insight, April 26, 2013 3:04 PM

Clean food, clean water, and clean air: I think that those are the biggest keys to health.
- Mollie Katzen

Read More:  http://blog.lifespanfitness.com.au/eliminate-processed-foods/


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Sandi Cornez's curator insight, April 27, 2013 12:48 PM

Excellent information. I like that the post explains the difference between eating healthy whole foods and eating processed or refined foods.

 

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High-Fat Foods That Are Great For Your Waistline (Really!)

High-Fat Foods That Are Great For Your Waistline (Really!) | Family and consumer science | Scoop.it
There’s a myth that has been permeating our society for decades – that fat makes you fat. The concept is outdated and simply not true. It’s the sugar, gluten and chemicals in our food that are the real culprit.

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The BioSync Team's curator insight, May 18, 2013 9:31 AM

More than 500,000 people die each year from coronary heart disease with saturated and trans fats a contributing factor. GOOD FATS however will lower cholesterol and decrease the risk of heart disease.


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Steve Kingsley's curator insight, June 5, 2013 7:59 PM

That has been my personal experience too!

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ChooseMyPlate.gov

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Eat your way to a healthier you!


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Making Sense of Food Labels

Making Sense of Food Labels | Family and consumer science | Scoop.it
What's in a label? A guide to understanding what natural, organic, free-range, hormone-free...really mean. From meat to dairy, produce to pasta, food labels tout all sorts of claims that probably shouldn't be taken at face value.

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Lemons: Culinary and Non-Culinary Uses

Lemons: Culinary and Non-Culinary Uses | Family and consumer science | Scoop.it

Lemons are a great natural remedy for everything from acne to aiding in digestion to using as a household cleaner.


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The BioSync Team's curator insight, May 15, 2013 4:43 PM

This is a photo taken by my wife in our backyard this morning of the last of 200 plus lemons from my son's tree. We will have used ALL of them in various and sundry ways!

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Food Fraud: Labels on What We Eat Often Mislead

Food Fraud: Labels on What We Eat Often Mislead | Family and consumer science | Scoop.it
Labels on food are often misleading or completely incorrect. What gives?

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The BioSync Team's curator insight, July 12, 2013 11:16 AM

The SAD diet just keeps getting sadder .... and now even if you are buying organic at the local farmers market you now need to ask are you using well water or reclaimed/recycled water?!?

Steve Kingsley's curator insight, September 27, 2013 4:42 PM

Most of the time this happens when the economy is bad and everybody wants or has to "save" on what they buy or the ingredients they use.