October Food News You Can Use

We’re back to share a selection of the science & food news that caught our eyes recently. Childhood Obesity In 1975 there were 11 million obese children and adolescents in the USA. Now there are 124 million. This is more than a 10x increase. Additionally, 213 more children and adolescents […]

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Summer Weight Loss Science News Roundup

This summer, we’ve been watching some fascinating news in the science world, summarized below for you. Microbiome research continues to be a hot area. Lab animals are getting fatter and we don’t know why. Debate continues on carbs vs fat vs protein (we say: the best science supports balanced eating […]

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Whole grains for a longer life and lower weight (New studies)

For years, nutrition experts have been describing the health benefits of avoiding refined grains in your diet and eating more whole grains. But a new study definitively shows the weight-related benefit of whole-grain consumption. Health benefits You may already know that whole grains have more dietary fiber, and nutrients such […]

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Bread. To eat or not to eat, that is the question.

sliced whole-grain bread

sliced whole-grain bread

How to use the best high-fiber breads for weight control. Now that Oprah has bought 10% of Weight Watchers and is appearing in TV ads saying she is losing weight while eating the bread she loves, it is timely to re-examine what we know about bread and weight management. What […]

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