Posts Tagged ‘healthy food’

Health Claims Handy for Confusing Consumers

April 30, 2017 — What does it mean when a food label says the product is healthy? For the last six months, more than a thousand public comments have poured into FDA. Two answers rise to the top. Health claims on a food label seem to be good for a bump in sales and for confusing consumers. Peculiar Advice […]

Does Healthy Food Dogma Prevent or Cause Obesity?

June 16, 2013 — “When we hear unqualified advice to eat more of this or that healthy food, we start to worry,” said Gary Foster recently at the Blackburn Course on Obesity sponsored by Harvard Medical School. Foster was reviewing a body of impressive community intervention studies he and his colleagues at Temple University’s Center for Obesity Research and […]