Do you wish restaurants would be a little more revealing about the nutrition information for their products? I support showing at least the calorie … [Read more...] about Should Restaurants Disclose Calories in their Food?
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You've probably seen them – obesity maps, which show the levels of obesity across the country using color coding. It's been a long time since the … [Read more...] about UBC Researchers Create New Obesity Maps for Canada
At the beginning of every year, many of us rush to adopt New Year's resolutions, only to drop them within weeks. Forget overly lofty and unrealistic … [Read more...] about Five Simple Steps to A Healthier You in the New Year
If you are a label reader, you will find that many low-fat or fat-free versions of your favorite food products contain multiple fat replacers. Because … [Read more...] about Fat Replacers and Thickeners in Low-Fat Products
In the battle of the bulge, fat has historically been perceived as the enemy. As we learn that not all types of fats are created equal, the culprit … [Read more...] about Is Sugar Worse Than Fat?
A recent study from the University of Southern California and the University of Oxford found that countries with high fructose corn syrup in their … [Read more...] about Should Foods with High Fructose Corn Syrup Carry Warning Labels?
People often ask me if they should go vegan, low-carb, dairy-free, gluten-free, and so on to help lose weight. My simple answer to these questions is … [Read more...] about Does Wheat Make You Fat?