August 02, 2015



  • How to Buy Bread

    How to Buy Bread

    by Edward R. Blonz, 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.

  • Low-Fat vs. Low-Carb, Round 28

    Low-Fat vs. Low-Carb, Round 28

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Neither low-carb diets or low-fat diets turned out to be the magic bullet for long-term weight loss. Still, the two diets keep slugging it out in studies, and low-carb seems to be winning more rounds.

  • How to Buy Pasta

    How to Buy Pasta

    by Edward R. Blonz, 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.