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23 01, 2014

No-Salt Salts, Sugar-Free Sweeteners, Fat-Free Fats, and the Trouble with Replacements

By | January 23rd, 2014|Conscious Consumerism, Debunking The Myths, What Are You Eating?|2 Comments

No-salt salts are just as bad as no-fat fats and no-sugar sugars. Here's why.

14 01, 2014

The Case Against… Juice?

By | January 14th, 2014|Clean Eating Boot Camp, What Are You Eating?|53 Comments

Why I made the decision to give up drinking juice, and how I've benefited from it.

9 01, 2014

Presenting: The 7 Day Clean Eating Challenge

By | January 9th, 2014|Cook It Yourself, Healthy Eating, What Are You Eating?|57 Comments

That's right. Beginning April 25th and ending May 2nd, we will begin the 7 Day Clean Eating Challenge. But before I dive into the details, let's talk a little bit about what clean eating is and how it benefits us. What is Clean Eating? Clean eating is eating as close to the source as possible. [...]

9 12, 2013

What’s The Most Ridiculous Diet You’ve Ever Heard Of?

By | December 9th, 2013|Fad Diets, What Are You Eating?|41 Comments

There's the ice cream diet. The mashed potato diet. The cookie diet. Diet, diet, diet. We've all heard the word. We're sick of the word. We're even sicker of dieting than we are of the WORD diet. Having said that, I'm interested - what's the most ridiculous diet you've ever heard of? I've got a [...]

14 11, 2013

True or False: McDonalds Hamburgers Never Mold?

By | November 14th, 2013|Debunking The Myths, What Are You Eating?|4 Comments

A closer look at all the talk of McDonalds burgers "never rotting."

8 11, 2013

Are The Fat Free Labels Lying To You?

By | November 8th, 2013|Conscious Consumerism, What Are You Eating?|2 Comments

Thanks to Nutrition to Wellness, I came across this phenomenal little series of videos from the 2007 Healthy Living Expo. Lots of juicy tidbits in there, but this one put me a little over the edge. I guess it's a little silly to have expectations of an industry that owes you nothing, yet aims to [...]

7 11, 2013

Supermarket Swindle: Are You Sure That’s Ice Cream?

By | November 7th, 2013|Supermarket Swindle, What Are You Eating?|25 Comments

Your ice cream might not be ice cream, baby.

1 11, 2013

Organic …Pesticides?

By | November 1st, 2013|What Are You Eating?|5 Comments

NPR discusses the pesticides on our organic fruits and vegetables.

10 10, 2013

Location, Location, Location: Money’s Not The Only Barrier To Healthy Living

By | October 10th, 2013|The Recessionista, What Are You Eating?|16 Comments

Money isn't always the only barrier to eating healthily. Let's talk about more.

22 08, 2013

Talking Turkey Bacon

By | August 22nd, 2013|Supermarket Swindle, What Are You Eating?|32 Comments

Why are people saying pork bacon is better than turkey bacon?

22 08, 2013

Mic Check: A Day In Zuccotti Park With #OccupyBigFood

By | August 22nd, 2013|BGG2WL, What Are You Eating?|0 Comments

My day in the park at the #OccupyBigFood rally.

15 08, 2013

Bliss Point: 6 Reasons Erika Was Right About The “Science of Addictive Food”

By | August 15th, 2013|Food 101, What Are You Eating?|16 Comments

When I saw it, I had the same reaction that many of you had. But then, I did a little dance in my chair, because I love - love - being proven right. And, as my best friend Ashley would tell you I've been saying for years, "No one listens to Erika until Erika is [...]

5 08, 2013

High Fructose Corn Syrup: What’s The Big Deal?

By | August 5th, 2013|Debunking The Myths, Did You Know, What Are You Eating?|37 Comments

And now, a moment of tough love. I'm not gonna lie - this is more for me than it is for you, dear reader, because I have a bad habit of running back to foods that are laden with high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and usually don't realize what I'm doing to myself until I'm [...]

29 07, 2013

Video Vault: What Can We Learn From The Calorie Detective?

By | July 29th, 2013|Video Vault, What Are You Eating?|7 Comments

"I found out I ate about 548 calories than I would've thought, because of inaccurate calorie counts..."

1 07, 2013

The “Adulteration” of Our Food Supply

By | July 1st, 2013|Food 101, What Are You Eating?|7 Comments

"...apple stock was jarred and sold as blackberry, currant or plum jelly..."

13 06, 2013

Supermarket Swindle: Is Your Honey Really Honey?

By | June 13th, 2013|What Are You Eating?|28 Comments

Your supermarket honey ain't honey, honey...

8 06, 2013

Worldwide: A Day’s Worth Of Food In Calories

By | June 8th, 2013|What Are You Eating?|4 Comments

A sampling of 16 people's diets and how they affect both their appearance and their daily lives.

4 06, 2013

What’s Going On With Your Orange Juice?

By | June 4th, 2013|What Are You Eating?|19 Comments

What's in your "fresh squeezed orange juice?"

14 05, 2013

The Problem With Processed Foods, Part III: Nutritional Deficiencies

By | May 14th, 2013|What Are You Eating?|9 Comments

Part III of the series "The Problem With Processed Food."

7 05, 2013

Video: No Blueberries In Your Blueberry Muffins, Bagels, Waffles, Pancakes….

By | May 7th, 2013|Video Vault, What Are You Eating?|24 Comments

If you ever wondered about those blueberries in your processed foods...