Talk of a "sugar tax" on soda has people all abuzz about whether it's an American thing to financially punish people for drinking soda or not. I say g...
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The big question on my mind is how man rationalizes poisoning other men with the food they grow, harvest, and hunt?
Agave nectar syrup is a triumph of marketing over science.
In an unselfish effort to help you reduce -- but not eliminate because that would be un-American and possibly communist -- your intake of our sugary poisons, we are introducing a brand-new product.
Halloween traditionally marks the end of the harvest season when people begin storing necessities for the long, lean months ahead. Which is exactly the way you should be looking at it now.
To this day, Pop-Tarts account for 80% of the "toaster-pastry" segment. Great, right? I beg to differ. Pop-Tarts are an unfortunate tradition that needs to be stopped. Immediately.
Life Cycle is a series of posts that looks at the environmental impacts of everyday things.
Last week we talked about popcorn. Chemically flavored...
In his excellent book, The Sugar Fix, Dr. Richard Johnson talks about the dangers of a diet high in fructose.
One of the easiest and most profound ways to improve your health is by skipping meat and thereby eating lower on the food chain every Monday.
The FDA seems to have never heard of the precautionary principle and, in service to the interests of a few chemical companies like Monsanto, put the entire eating public at risk.
If you google "High Fructose Corn Syrup," the first thing that pops up is www.sweetsurprise.com. It's a sponsored link, right at the top. Go to the ...
Kellogg's has revealed that the company dropped Phelps as their spokesperson for undermining its corporate mission--to keep as many Americans as possible addicted to synthetic chemicals, food dyes, and artificial sweeteners.
There has been a previous association made between diet and autistic functionality -- and specifically high fructose corn syrup been singled out as a cause for worsening the disorder.
A study by the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy detected mercury in nearly one-third of 55 popular brand-name food and beverage products where HFCS is the present.
In China, heads might roll over a scandal like this one, at least if the country received global attention for its allowing corrupt health officials' greasy palms come before, um, public health.
It turns out that many foods sweetened with high fructose corn syrup contain mercury. Worst of all, the FDA has known about this potential toxin and has continued serving it up since at least 2005.
What are we starving for? We are addicted to corn like we are addicted to sugar like we are addicted to oil. It's the cheap oil that enables the production of the cheap corn in the first place.
Is high fructose corn syrup a drug? Will people soon figure this out and start producing manipulated corn syrup in their bathtubs under the cover of night?
Even though I didn't know I could sense "yumminess" with my tongue, there are people out there who have known for a long time: food scientists and corporate food conglomerates.
Without a doubt. So, after the hideous spectacle of the convention was over, I did what most food writers do when they're mildly hysterical: I fled for the safety of my kitchen.
The question most people ask me on YouTube and in person is "What should I eat to be skinny?" It is the main thing on America's mind, or at least the...
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