Here are this week’s top nutrition in the news headlines, to keep you informed!
FRUIT LOOPS? EVERY PARENT SHOULD BE CONCERNED!
As any parent will tell us, their most important job in this world is to care for their children, to protect them, to keep them safe from the outside world, to make sure that they’re cared for both mentally and physically. Yet that same parent might inadvertently be doing the exact opposite. Recent lab tests conducted on the popular breakfast cereal Fruit Loops discovered the not only is Fruit Loops made from 100% GMO corn that may lead to serious health risks for your children, but that they also contain high levels of glyphosate a chemical found in Roundup, an herbicide made by Monsanto. Glyphosate, as we pointed out in an article we shared last month, has recently been consider to have a strong connection with the development of autism. Read more here.
WHAT'S REALLY IN THAT EASTER CANDY?
So happy to see other people using the RICH FOOD POOR FOOD analysis system to see what junk is hiding in Easter baskets. While the suggestions at the bottom of the blog may be healthier, it doesn't mean that they aren't loaded with sugar and won’t have your kids misbehaving with in minutes. Step away from the candy.. After all the Easter bunny eats carrots – shouldn’t your kids! Read more here.
GET OFF THE COUCH YOU POTATO!
Each hour spent watching TV daily increases the risk of developing diabetes by 3.4 percent, concludes a study, emphasizing that changing sedentary behavior has the opportunity to improve health in many different ways. Read more here.
EGGS ARE EGGXACTLY WHAT THE DOCTOR ORDERED TO REDUCE DIABETES!
A new study has found that egg consumption was associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes as well as with lower blood glucose levels. Men who ate approximately four eggs per week had a 37 per cent lower risk of type 2 diabetes than men who only ate approximately one egg per week. Read more here.
HOW MUCH ARTIFICIAL COLORING IS IN THAT?
As we mention in Rich Food Poor Food these Poor Food Perpetrators are EVERYWHERE! And now studies show how much is actually lurking in common junk food. Again.. read ingredients and oust these Counterfeit colors from the cart. Read more here.