The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is seeking public comments as they draft guidelines to help implement a new federal law that requires the posting of calorie content and other nutritional information on menus at certain chain restaurants, similar retail food operations and vending machines.

dementia

A new study published in the July issue of the Archives of Neurology found that consuming vitamin E may lower a person’s risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

breast cancer

Seattle, WA—Many studies have focused on the benefits of fish oil, which has high levels of omega-3 fatty acids, EPA and DHA. Now a new study, published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention in July, found that it can also reduce the risk of breast cancer.

ADHD food dyes

The old adage “you eat with your eyes before you eat with your stomach” holds true for several cases. Brightly colored foods entice people, but foods that are artificially dyed can be very detrimental to one’s health according to the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) report entitled, Food Dyes, Rainbow of Risks. CSPI wants food dyes to be banned because they are a threat to public health.

suzy carrol

Interviews with retailers nationwide about their private label lines.

enzymes

Anyone who is rushing through his or her meal, eating enzyme-deficient foods (those heated over 120 degrees Fahrenheit) (2) or taking an acid blocker, is probably not digesting their food exactly as nature intended—and that’s most of us.

natural meat and poultry

In an industry full of vegans, vegetarians, environmentalists, farmers and those opposed to Big Business, the meat and poultry industries often ignite some fiery debates. But, put down your broccoli spears. Natural and organic meat and poultry can offer sustainable sources of food and healthy choices for consumers.

k-krittersKinnikinnick Foods, Inc. has made an addition to its KinniKritters gluten-free animal crackers: graham style cookies and chocolate cookies. Also new is the fudge sandwich crème flavor in its KinniToos line.
10940 120 St., Edmonton AB, Canada, T5H 3P7, www.kinnikinnick.com
 

Shelton’s Poultry introduces chicken salad made with Shelton’s free-range, antibiotic-free chicken. The canned chicken salad is made with 100% boneless, skinless chicken breast meat and cooked only with pure sea salt. The chicken salad is 98% fat free.
204 N. Loranne Ave., Pomona, CA 91767, www.sheltons.com