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Food Nutrition

Alternatives to Thanksgiving Turkey when Potential Shortage is Announced

Nov 17 2013 - 9:20pm
Thanksgiving Turkey

According to the National Turkey Federation, over 90 percent of Americans have plans to feast on turkey this Thanksgiving. Unfortunately, however, Butterball - the US’s top maker of Thanksgiving turkeys – has announced a potential shortage of birds, which could force families to make other plans.

Artificial sweeteners are non-nutritive and not as healthy as thought

Nov 13 2013 - 10:51am

People concerned about weight control and associated chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease have generally welcomed the use of non-nutritive sweeteners to replace sugar. These sweeteners taste very good and are helpful for keeping your daily caloric intake down. However, concerns have been raised about the possible negative effects on your health from consuming too much of these non-nutritive sweeteners.