No-salt salts are just as bad as no-fat fats and no-sugar sugars. Here's why.
Why I made the decision to give up drinking juice, and how I've benefited from it.
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. [...]
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 [...]
A closer look at all the talk of McDonalds burgers "never rotting."
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 [...]
Your ice cream might not be ice cream, baby.
NPR discusses the pesticides on our organic fruits and vegetables.
Money isn't always the only barrier to eating healthily. Let's talk about more.
Why are people saying pork bacon is better than turkey bacon?
My day in the park at the #OccupyBigFood rally.
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 [...]
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 [...]
"I found out I ate about 548 calories than I would've thought, because of inaccurate calorie counts..."
"...apple stock was jarred and sold as blackberry, currant or plum jelly..."
Your supermarket honey ain't honey, honey...
A sampling of 16 people's diets and how they affect both their appearance and their daily lives.
What's in your "fresh squeezed orange juice?"
Part III of the series "The Problem With Processed Food."
If you ever wondered about those blueberries in your processed foods...