7 Food Labels Shoppers Should Ignore Because They Are MeaninglessSome labels, like “organic,” “low-fat,” or “sugar-free” have real nutritional value because they are regulated by federal law. Others are just empty and purposely vague. Here are 7 meaningless labels you probably hear all the time.
Birth Month May Determine Risk For Certain DiseasesSince humans first gazed at the heavens, birth months have been examined for clues about our lives. Now, scientists have discovered our birth months may actually determine the risk of developing certain diseases.
Breast Milk Sold Online Can Be Tainted With Cow's Milk, Study ShowsThe Internet is a resource for just about anything including a place to purchase human breast milk. A new study shows some of the milk sold online can contain cow's milk and previous studies have shown high-levels of potentially dangerous bacteria.
Food, Our Diet And Politics: KCBS In Depth With Dr. Marion NestleDr. Marion Nestle, a former nutrition senior advisor for the U.S. Department of Health, discusses the new dietary guidelines recommended to the government and how the food industry's interests could conflate things.
Vessyl 'Smart Cup' Knows What's Poured Into It, Helps Users Track Nutrition DataA San Francisco company has created a cup that knows what’s poured into it.
Restaurant Calorie Information Makes A Difference To DinersA first-of-its kind study by the Centers for Disease Control finds that six-out-of-ten diners who are aware of calorie counts take them into consideration when placing their order.
New Look Proposed For Nutrition Labels Will Highlight Calories and SugarThe number for calories will be getting bigger, and a new category for added sugars will be included on the “Nutrition Facts” labels that appear on most food packages.
Community Corner: Feeding AIDS Patients From Sonoma To AfricaA local Bay Area nonprofit, dedicated to serving those affected with AIDS, is raising funds to help AIDS orphans in Africa.