FDA Labelling and Cancer Detection

News on the process of the FDA and their labelling guidelines, juice terminology and an early cancer detection breakthroughs.

Learn the perfect hormonal time to sleep, eat, and have sex | Michael Breus | TEDxManhattanBeach

We all have a chronotype - a rhythmic pattern in our body that determines the best time to sleep, eat, exercise, have sex, and so much more, says sleep expert, Dr. Michael Breus. In his informative a

The Unspoken Reality Behind the Harvard Gates | Alex Chang | TEDxYouth@SHSID

Alex Chang is the founder and CEO of Ivy-Way Academy, CTO of a tech startup on skincare, a dance teacher, and a hacker. Back in high school, Alex was not exactly "Ivy League material." He d

Harvard Health Blog - Harvard Health Publishing

Harvard Health Blog: You’ll find posts from Harvard Medical School physicians and our editors on a variety of health news and issues.

Tone Your Thighs with Spot Training

You can’t spot-reduce thigh fat, but you can tone and strengthen your thigh muscles with spot training. Schedule leg workouts twice each week with a favorite exercise from each of these three groups

Food & beverage trends, regulation, labeling, innovation

Daily news about food and beverage trends, food regulation and labeling, gluten-free, clean labels, GMOs, stevia, ancient grains, food M&A in North America.

The journey from mental health to enlightenment | Alan Watkins | TEDxUniversityofManchester

An expert on human performance and leadership with over 20 years of experience, Alan Watkins gives us a deeper understanding of human behaviour as he explains how to move outside our comfort zone and

FDA Labelling, More Labelling and Cancer Detection

This week news on the grinding process of the FDA and their labelling guidelines, juice terminology and an early cancer detection breakthrough.

An alternative feminist perspective | Abhay Liginlal | TEDxAmericanSchoolOfDoha

Abhay has taken inspiration from his personal experiences to bring a new take to the world of feminism; in essence, how it is leaving behind men. He tackles modern-day issues that men face world-wide

Mistakes or Outtakes? | Steven Villari | TEDxBelmontShore

Making mistakes is an inherent part of being human but too often powerful emotions distract us from seeing what is possible. Guided by both science and pop culture, Steve Villari offers a new “take

The Martian Dream | Nyhel Sekulic | TEDxBTNSchool

Nyhel Sekulic presents us with how close science has come to exploring more of space than we have ever explored before, specifically, mars. Astronomy has always fascinated Nyhel. She's been intereste

How to get healthy without dieting | Darya Rose | TEDxSalem

Darya will discuss how psychology impacts our ability to create healthy eating habits. Darya Rose is a neuroscientist, author and popular blogger who has trained her sights and talents on solving the

Benjamin Franklin and Hugh Hefner: Free Speech Then and Now | Sabina Anderson | TEDxBTNSchool

Sabina Anderson goes into depth about the evolution of free speech and how society has changed their interpretation of free speech, reflecting on her own life and past trends in media and propaganda.

The Dignity Museum builds empathy between visitors and the homeless

Through virtual reality and storytelling, the first-ever museum dedicated to homelessness wants to further our understanding of the human side of the crisis. In a parking lot southwest of Atlanta,

Rethinking Whole Foods | Larry Olmsted | TEDxUniversityofNevada

Want to Win-Win-Win at the supermarket? Bestselling food writer Larry Olmsted explains why buying foods that are less processed and closer to their natural state costs less yet delivers more flavor a

Run like a Hijabi-and change the world | Rahaf Al Khatib | TEDxMuscatWomen

Rahaf talks about her journey into the Runners world contest, where she lost the contest and yet got the coverphoto of Womens running magazine. Rahaf Khatib is a stay-at-home mom; an 11x marathon and

3 productivity killers that you should stay away from

Modern life has made it more tempting to give in to distractions. Whenever I walk into a library, something clicks in my brain. The sight of an unmistakable banker’s desk lamp with a green glass s

These board games play out how climate change will reshape our cities

Learning how different stakeholders will respond when sea levels rise can help us better understand what will happen as the climate changes. Jeanette Kim started designing board games about climate

Supplements for pets: NutraIngredients-USA.com

NutraIngredients-USA.com has collected articles on this topic into a Special Edition: Supplements for pets The market for supplements for pets is valued at around $2.6 billion, according to the Nation

Millions of Facebook passwords have been stored in plain text, report says

This is just the latest in a long line of privacy-related scandals Facebook has endured, further calling into question its ability to keep users secure. Facebook is currently investigating the extent

Rent the Runway is now a unicorn

With a $125 million investment round, Rent the Runway is now valued at over $1 billion. The female unicorn club just got a little bigger. Rent the Runway has achieved unicorn status. Today, it annou

These Dunkin’ donut-inspired Saucony sneakers might be the best-ever fast food-footwear collaboration

Made for the Boston Marathon, this latest collaboration is a near perfect match between a city and one of its hometown brands. Footwear brand Saucony and fast-food chain Dunkin’ have launched a new

The dream of MoviePass lives on . . . kind of

With new efforts from the MoviePass founder and Alamo Drafthouse, unlimited movies may be coming soon to a theater near you. It sounded too good to be true, and ultimately it was. Read Full Story

If you do these 3 things, people will probably think that you’re being fake

You can’t stick a smile like the way you stick a band-aid on your face. My client was a strong leader with a track record of leading billion-dollar businesses. She was articulate. She spoke with c

What Lisa Nishimura’s promotion means for indie films on Netflix

The longtime Netflix exec has shifted roles and will likely try to make the company even more of an awards engine. Netflix just announced a big exec shakeup–weeks after another similar changing of

Here are the three surprising benefits I got ditching my cellphone for a landline for a month

Spoiler alert: The practical limitations of only doing calls on a desk-bound landline had a positive ripple effect on the rest of my life. I hate phone calls. My preferred communications methods are

Another Romaine lettuce outbreak takes its toll

I occasionally write about disease outbreaks caused by food and am especially interested in those caused by romaine lettuce, because it’s so hard to trace back where it came from and how it got cont

Trump budget double-speak: USDA/ERS budget cuts

The Trump administration released more details on its proposed budget, in language straight out of George Orwell’s 1984. Framed as “savings and reform,” the proposal is to move the USDA’s Econ

Industry-funded study of the week: Eggs

Here’s another in my series of post-Unsavory Truth examples of studies whose funder can be predicted by their titles. The consumption of 12 Eggs per week for 1 year does not alter fasting serum mark

Food and Nutrition: Bugs You Can Eat

{pixabay|100|campaign}If you can get past your initial reaction to them, insects aren’t only edible but also can be good for you. Food and Nutrition: Bugs You Can Eat

3 Food Bloggers Share Their Favorite Family Recipes

{pixabay|100|campaign}Baked spaghetti? Yes, please. 3 Food Bloggers Share Their Favorite Family Recipes

Weekend reading: The Grand Food Bargain

Kevin D. Walker.  The Grand Food Bargain and the Mindless Drive for More.  Island Press, 2019.  I did a blurb for this one: A former USDA insider’s account of what our Grand Food Bargain—a syst

Do artificial sweeteners do any good?

A study by European investigators concluded that artificial (non-sugar) sweeteners [NSS] had no particular benefits for health. Most health outcomes did not seem to have differences between the NSS ex

Health24.com | Hydration: how much is too much?

{pixabay|100|campaign}After being told for years to drink up to prevent dehydration, athletes are now being warned about the dangers of drinking too much. Health24.com | Hydration: how much is too muc

FDA and USDA agree on how to regulate cell-based (“fake”?) meat

Last week, the USDA and FDA ended their turf battle and announced a joint framework for jointly regulating cell-based meat products. Congress instructed them to do this in a statement related to the A

RIP The Salt Institute

I never thought I would live to see this day, but the Salt Institute announced that it is ending operations at the end of this month. I first learned about the Institute in the late 1980s when I was S

Industry-funded research journal: potatoes

Since my book Unsavory Truth came out late last year, I am posting occasional recent examples of issues I discussed in it.  Today’s issue: industry funding of research on potatoes of all things. I

Weekend reading: The Perils of [Corporate] Partnership

Jonathan Marks.  The Perils of Partnership: Industry Influence, Institutional Integrity, and Public Health.  Oxford University Press, 2019. I blurbed this one: Jonathan Marks is the go-to expert on


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