September 02, 2014



  • Don't Fall for Natural Soda
    Wellness Tip

    Don't Fall for Natural Soda

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Some soft drink makers are touting their "natural" sodas—products made without high fructose syrup. Are these drinks anything more than carbonated sugar water?

  • How to Buy Bread

    How to Buy Bread

    by Edward Blonz, M.S., Ph.d.

    These days, the bread aisle at the supermarket is crowded with choices far beyond white, whole-wheat, rye and pumpernickel. While bread-buying options are much better than before, it takes careful label reading to know what you’re putting in your cart.

  • How to Buy Pasta

    How to Buy Pasta

    by Edward Blonz, M.S., Ph.d.

    As with other supermarket foods that contain grains—breads, cereals, snack bars—the pasta aisle has been inundated with whole-grain claims. This marketing makeover may be a winner, but you still have to check the fine print on labels.