Category Archives: Food labeling

Here’s what I found, people, wanna lose weight, stop eating so much–supplements don’t work

About a year ago when I was disgusted, like most men my age, with my weight, I cut out lunch–guess what, I lost weight. It helped that I combined cutting lunch with reducing my affection for seconds at dinner.

Amazing, reduce calories, reduce weight. I don’t wanna pop the magic bubble–BBBBUUUUTTTT–there is no magic.

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Dietary supplements and liver injury

Last year some terrible liver damage was caused by a weightlifter supplement. Testosterone is being widely used but it does have some bad effects in big doses.

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Food fetishist alert–go gluten free

We have all kinds of food nuts. I first was made aware of the gluten free fad when jail inmates started claiming they needed gluten free diets–their goal was a better menu. More fish, less baloney. Ain’t gonna happen.

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Safer in California?

California is proposing expansion of the Proposition 65 warning labels.  It looks like they are trying to catch up with all the safety stickers on a ladder. Continue reading

Mischa discusses Organic and Natural and such

Some people know more than I do–I know, you can’t believe that such a thing.

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Canada has their nannystate folk, too. Bans… Ovaltine™ and other common foods

courtesy of the BBC:
“The owner of a British food shop in Canada says he has been ordered to stop selling Marmite, Ovaltine and Irn Bru because they contain illegal additives.

“Tony Badger, who owns Brit Foods in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, told local media that food safety officials had removed the foods from his shelves.  Continue reading

Caramel Cancer Scare

Here we go again. Colas have color, makes them more attractive for the consumer.

As we all know toxicity and carcinogenicity studies in rodents–not a reliable measure.

But they can still make crazy claims.