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8 Foods We Eat That Other Countries Ban

Posted on 06/25/2013 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthThere are chemicals and additives we allow in our snacks, drinks and packaged foods that other countries consider so unhealthy, they’ve banned them. What are we talking about? Here’s just one example: Fake coloring that gives those eerie bright hues to boxed mac and cheese, breakfast cereal, candy and soft drinks. Linked to behavioral changes in children, allergies, migraines and possibly cancer, those dyes are banned in several countries plus the United Kingdom — but not in the United States. …

Swimsuit Time Is Pantry Makeover Time

Posted on 05/22/2013 by |Fat to Fit | Comments

Personal HealthStanding in front of a three-way mirror trying to find a flattering swimsuit may not be your idea of a fun time. You aren’t alone. More than any other time of the year, the approaching warm summer days that call for swimsuits, sleeveless blouses, cropped pants and shorts make us self-conscious about the shape of our bodies. But how we look on the outside is only part of the picture. How we look on the inside is just as important. …

How to Eat Your Halloween Decorations

Posted on 10/12/2010 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

Your LifeNo, I’m not talking about the cardboard witch you have hanging on your window. I’m talking about none other than the lovely pumpkin you’ll be carving (if you haven’t already) for Halloween this year. This funny (and useful!) article by Jeff Yeager gives you fantastic ideas when turning your jack-o-lantern into something tasty, whether it be pumpkin cider bisque or even a pumpkin milkshake. On top of that, pumpkins are also good for your health: While some varieties of pumpkins …