April 21, 2014



  • What is in Your Diet Pills?

    What is in Your Diet Pills?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Weight loss supplements contain a mind-numbing list of substances touted to burn fat, boost metabolism, suppress appetite, control sugar cravings and increase energy. Most have no convincing scientific support behind them or have not been tested at all.

  • How to Buy Desserts

    How to Buy Desserts

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

    When you are trying to get rid of the junk in your diet and eat more healthfully, desserts are an easy target. That strategy could backfire, leaving you with a craving for something sweet after a meal. But you don’t have to forego sweets completely.

  • A Ban on Trans Fat?
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    A Ban on Trans Fat?

    by Keng Lam

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced its plan to regulate the addition of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) to foods. Is this the right move or is the government trying to control what we eat?