September 20, 2014



  • Faux Fiber Versus the Real Thing

    Faux Fiber Versus the Real Thing

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Food companies are adding fiber to almost everything, for better or worse. But are fortified foods as good as those that contain intact, naturally occurring fiber? We tease apart the fiber story to get you the facts.

  • Bitter Orange, Sour News

    Bitter Orange, Sour News

    by Berkeley Wellness

    We’re all familiar with sweet oranges, the kind you peel and eat. But there are also bitter oranges (Citrus aurantium), including Seville, Bergamot and other varieties. Too sour to eat on their own, these large, deeply colored oranges are typically used in marmalades, chutneys and candied fruits (their high pectin content

  • Ice Cream Add-ons Add Up

    Ice Cream Add-ons Add Up

    by Berkeley Wellness

    An occasional small cup of ice cream won't derail a healthy diet. But the extras—like those cookie and candy toppings—can add up to many more calories than you may have bargained for.