Kids See Unhealthy Snack Ads

Food companies have been increasing their advertising to children for chips and other junk foods, even as marketing of healthy snacks such as yogurt has not kept pace, according to a report released on Monday. About 40% of all the food and beverage ads children and teens see on TV are for snacks, and there’s […]

Moms Manipulated Into Buying Unhealthy Foods

Children are treated to a buffet of television ads for juice drinks, cereals and snacks that feature fun characters and humor. And parents see almost as many commercials for children’s food products, but their ads promote nutrition and family togetherness, according to a new study. Researchers looked through a database of all the TV advertisements […]

The Health Benefits of Phytochemicals

Phytonutrients, the chemicals that help plants defend against environmental challenges, such as damage from pests or ultraviolet light, appear to provide humans with protection as well. Mounting research shows their effectiveness in preventing and treating a range of conditions including everything from cancer and heart disease to diabetes and high blood pressure. But current law […]

What Healthy Foods Do For Your Children

The World’s Healthiest Foods provide numerous benefits for everyone, especially children. Because our children’s bodies are in a state of growth and development, they need a constant supply of all nutritional building blocks – protein, essential fats, complex carbohydrates, and a full complement of vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients — to support healthy growth. Furthermore, because […]

10 Reason to Cut Out Processed Food

Here are the 10 reasons why you should cut processed foods out of your diet, beginning with: ┬áProcessed foods are an illusion, often appearing to be healthy (with claims like low fat, low carb, vitamin fortified, no trans fat, contains omega-3s, etc.) when these foods are in fact the very thing making a lot of […]