These ideas are false. They are food and diet industry propaganda that make and keep us fat and sick. Lies by the food industry combined with bad government policy based on food industry lobbying are the major cause of our obesity and diabetes epidemic.
What's the truth about foods in a box or other container and how can you, as a consumer, decipher the truth and eat healthfully? Let's look at four popular items that are marketed as healthy, but have limited nutritional value.
Although you'll thank your new boyfriend profusely for the enormous box of chocolates he gave you (who can resist that?) I definitely have some strategies to make this special day healthy, too. I can't guarantee you a date on Feb. 14, but I can certainly help you stock up on foods of love.
The messages sent out in the media to women through television shows and advertising, what they present as good and bad for us, shapes not just our buying habits and self-image but also how we see each other.