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Will donkey milk be the next big nutrition trend?

A Swiss company called Eurolactis recently announced they'll be launching the milk in Europe, the United States, Asia, and Australia. <b></b>And Eurolactis doesn't plan to stop at milk: It's also launching a high-end donkey milk chocolate bar, made by a master Swiss chocolatier.<p>What’s my opinion? Honestly, …

Cookie Dough Recall Hits Ice Cream, Diet Bars

A big recall of chocolate chip cookie dough has hit ice cream suppliers all over the country and now it’s hit diet bars, too.<p>So far, cookie dough ice cream products made by Blue Bell, Publix grocery stores and smaller companies, as well as one flavor of Nutrisystem meal replacement bars, have been …

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Got Diabetes? You'll Love the New Nutrition Label

Have you ever wondered why there are carbs in meat like frankfurters, bologna or other processed meats? Or why your blood glucose levels go up higher than usual after eating these foods? Hidden sugar is most likely the cause. Often times, food manufacturers list these ingredients using unfamiliar …

Nutrition

Makeover coming for food nutrition labels

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new look is coming to Nutrition Facts labels on food packages, with more attention to calorie counts and added sugars. And no longer will a small bag of chips count as two or three servings.<p>Michelle Obama said parents will be the beneficiaries.<p>"You will no longer need a …

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University of California

As Americans struggle with obesity and diabetes, help is on the way.<p>The iconic black-and-white Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods in the U.S. is getting its first makeover in two decades. The federal government’s decision last month to update the food label means that for the first time, …

Are You Ready? Food Label Changes Are Heading Our Way!

It’s been a few months since they’ve made the announcement: nutritional labels on food are going to change; but they haven’t changed yet. <br>After …

Food labels can lead you astray if you don’t know what the buzzwords mean

When you’re grocery shopping, here’s a good rule of thumb: Be wary of the healthy-sounding words on food packages. Many people surveyed by the Consumer Reports National Research Center said they use the front-of-package information when deciding whether to buy processed foods for the first time — …

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Will New Food Label Help Fight Obesity?

USDA's new branded food product database boosts industry transparency

Dive Brief:<p>USDA debuted the USDA Branded Food Products Database, a free online resource for both consumers and the food and beverage industry, at the …