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Category Archives: food safety

What is celiac disease?

Celiac disease in individuals means that they are gluten sensitive. It is an intestinal disorder and the sensitivity is genetically inherited. The main cause for the disease, however, is not known. The disorder symptoms may be developed at any time from the period of childhood up till adulthood. It can also be triggered by emotional […]
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Eat Out and Lose Weight

Diet and exercise programs often expound the dangers of eating out – many restaurant meals are very high in calories. For example, seafood pasta can pack as many as 1,200 calories. Many studies have backed up this idea, citing that people who eat out regularly consume more calories and carry more body fat than their […]
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Complete Nutrition Findings of 2011

2011 was a year of optimum nutrition controversy.  There was a worldwide consensus that people need to include more fruits and vegetables in their diet.  In Canada, only forty three percent of Canadians, aged twelve and older, manage to eat more than five servings of fruits and vegetable per day.  The US saw the Obama […]
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16 Percent of Americans Get Food Poisoning

Annually, 48 million Americans get sick from food borne illness and 3 thousand die from it according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Salmonella poisoning has been responsible for 28% of deaths and 60% of illnesses were caused by the norovirus. Norovirus infections attack the stomach causing outbursts of vomiting and diarrhea. […]
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