Tag Archives: Ingredients

Simple Ingredients May Be Trendy, but Not Necessarily Healthy

By Julie Upton, RD There is a hot new marketing trend in the food industry: simplicity. A slew of products in grocery stores are boasting that they contain just a few simple, all-natural ingredients. Problem is, those “simple, all-natural” ingredients are generally things that provide little nutritional value for their number of calories—and they include sugar, cream, flour, salt, oils, ...

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Seasonal Holiday Starbucks Drinks Nutrition and Ingredients

The holiday season just wouldn’t be complete without a new wintertime Starbucks specialty coffee. This year it’s a juniper latte–which has been met with mixed reactions on Twitter. Intrigued? Before you try the new seasonal sip, here’s the lowdown on its ingredients and nutrition facts, plus how it compares to five of the chain’s other holiday selections. And just in ...

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15 Supplement Ingredients With Serious Health Risks

Think cancer, cardiac arrest, liver damage, and more. Despite their popularity in pharmacies, health food stores, and even hospitals, over-the-counter dietary supplements are not regulated in a way that ensures their safety and efficacy, says a new article published today by Consumer Reports. These products have the potential to be contaminated with dangerous bacteria or to differ widely from what their labels ...

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