Virtual Nutritionist and Meal Planner Goes Mobile

Eat This Much app, virtual nutritionist, meal planner

LOS ANGELES, CA -- Healthy eating not only requires discipline but a little bit of planning. An automated nutrition and meal planning service from Los Angeles-based Eat This Much seeks to make that effort easier, especially for folks on the go, with the launch of its first app for the iPhone. “There is a huge …

Obama Admin Says Artificial Trans Fats Aren’t Safe

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The movement for healthy living got a boost Tues. when the Obama administration declared artificial trans fats unsafe. With its final determination, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave food makers up to three years to remove partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the primary source of artificial trans fat. The industry had …

“Healthy” Rules for Young Consumers When it Comes to Snacks

CHICAGO --  Americans are becoming more conscious about what they eat and as a result the types of snacks consumed have evolved from classic junk food -- candy bars and chips -- to healthier snacks like fresh fruit, breakfast and sports bars as well as yogurt and protein drinks. According to "The Future of Eating: …

Teen Chef Wins $5,000 in Meatless Monday Contest

NEW YORK -- Meatless Monday has risen in popularity over the years as the healthy eating movement has grown with several cities including Los Angeles, Washington, DC, and San Francisco adopting resolutions endorsing Meat Free Mondays. Another push to promote the initiative is a recipe contest geared towards high school students. Several students, aspiring to …

SodaStream and Le Cordon Bleu Partnership Promotes Healthy Cooking

AIRPORT CITY, ISRAEL -- Healthy cooking, with sparkling, flavored water, is getting a push with the recent partnership between SodaStream International and the culinary arts school Le Cordon Bleu. Both companies will create new flavors, made solely from naturally-derived ingredients, that will be used with SodaStream Sparkling Water Makers. Additionally the companies will develop a …