Tag: Junk Food

What 10 states have the worst eating habits?

What 10 states have the worst eating habits? Go ahead. Take some guesses in your head. According to this article, data on poor eating habits and obesity are abundant and unusually well-researched. Congress funded a nationwide report which was called “Access to Affordable and Nutritious Food – Measuring and Understanding Food Deserts And Their Consequences.” […]

Soda Pop – Good, Bad, or Poison?

Image via Wikipedia On a hot day, there is nothing as delicious as an icy cold Diet Coke with a slice of lime. Except I am seriously trying to stop drinking Diet Coke or any soda (or pop depending on what part of the country you’re from) for that matter. There’s something about the carbonation […]

Tell Congress: More Healthy Foods in Schools

Slow Food USA has a brilliant idea: Get people involved in letting our law makers know that we demand healthier and fresh foods in school cafeterias. With childhood obesity at an all time high and diabetes 2 striking school age children, it’s time to serve fresh, green, and wholesome food as part of a daily […]

Healthy Food Blog: Just Say No to Buffalo Wings

Have you noticed how many chicken wing joints have sprung up in the last few years? In the city I live in, there must be at least a half dozen. The other day I was having a conversation with a friend’s teenage daughter who actually thought that buffalo wings were a health food. Say what? […]

Halloween Candy is Dandy but…

It’s that time of the year where everywhere you look are pumpkins and fun-size packages of an extraordinary collection of Halloween candy. If you’re a mom, you know the tug of war that you have to battle with your kids overdosing on too much candy. What’s a mother to do? I found this blog that […]