Home Blog Page 2

Blog

Making Sense of the New Blood Pressure Guidelines

This past November, 46% of American adults awoke one morning to find they had high blood pressure (aka hypertension). In men under age 45,...

Navigating the Amazon Jungle

If you’re not selling your brand on Amazon, chances are someone else is and that money could be in your pocket. With increasing competition...

Gardening East of Eden and West of the Drugstore: Safety for Your Backyard

Gardens and gardening are as much a part of summer as the obligatory ceremonies and images of the season: Evening barbecues, pool parties, baseball...

Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: My Personal Story and the Marlboro Men

Recently I have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, a disease caused by exposure to asbestos. My only exposure was 60 years ago when I used...

The Phantom Menace: The Discomfort of Idiopathic Itch

Too many Americans suffer from an ailment they can feel but not see. This "phantom menace" is, with all due respect to fans of Star Wars and others...
Gluten free

From Comfort to College: The Story of a Gluten-Free High School Senior

Note: The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and contributor(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the publisher and editors...

Changing Methods for the Measurement of Dietary Fiber

What is dietary fiber? Dietary fiber can generally be described as that portion of food that is not digested in the human small intestine. It...

Essential Tips for Understanding Mobile Websites Vs. Applications

The buzzword today is mobile. It’s critical to first understand two fundamental realities. These would be that a) your current desktop Web site is...

Organic: Much More Than a Food Label

Many experts agree that we are what we eat.  Aside from food, our health and overall wellbeing is also contingent upon what products we...
gluten-free diet

The Gluten Dilemma for Retailers

If you missed Jaqui’s last article “The Gluten Dilemma for Food Manufacturers”, we suggest you read it first: click here. Retailers are in somewhat of...