Skip the Burgers and Throw Some Veggies on the Grill
Health concerns raised by barbecued meats spur new ideas for the summer cookout
FRIDAY, May 22 (HealthDay News) -- If you're given the choice between a grilled hamburger or a grilled Portobello mushroom this Memorial Day weekend, go for the veggie.
Eating meat that's charred or well...
Food Colour in Sausages, Burgers Could Trigger Cancer
Food specialists have warned that a dye, used sometimes to colour meat for sausages and burgers, could trigger cancer .
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) recently announced that it could no longer guarantee a safe daily limit for consumers to eat meat with the colourant, Red 2G, whi...
Meatless Burgers, Hot Dogs Not Always Full of Veggies
...AY, July 8 (HealthDay News) -- Not all vegetarian burgers
and hot dogs are alike. It seems that some, in fac...release from the organization. "While some veggie burgers
are meant to look and taste 'like meat,' many popu..., read the labels and know the facts:
with 10 grams of protein or less tend to contain m...
'Eco-Atkins' Diet Sheds More Than Pounds
...chsner Health Foundation in New Orleans, pointed out that many mainstream products can fit the bill. "It wouldn't be hard to put in things like veggie burgers
or Special K protein that every store carries. A lot of low-carb breads have higher protein," she said. "Those are easy changes you can build into you...
See salad, eat fries: When healthy menus backfire
...ecent years, "analysts have pointed out that sales growth in the fast-food industry is not coming from healthy menu items, but from increased sales of burgers
and fries," Fitzsimons said. "There is clearly public demand for healthy options, so we wanted to know why people aren't following through and purchas...
Beat Stress for Free: MSN Encourages Americans to Take It Out on the Treadmill
...pasta over refined -- and eat more fruit. Order reduced meat and add more veggies such as tomatoes and bell peppers to fast-food orders such as pizza, burgers
and Mexican food. All the food that people eat gives the body vital nutrients that will help strengthen them from the inside out.
New factor in teen obesity: Parents
... There may be a reason teenagers eat more burgers
and fries than fruits and vegetables: their parents.
In a new policy brief released today by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, researc...
Lower Your Grocery Bill, Improve Health In 2009: Top Tips From Dr. Praeger's Sensible Foods
...ose offered by Dr. Praeger's Sensible Foods, are all-natural, nutritious and reasonably priced. For example, an entire family could be fed with veggie burgers
for less than $5.
Plan meals in advance. Plan meals based on weekly specials and sales at your favorite grocery store. ...
Traces of Corn Found in Almost All Fast Food
...of the cows responsible for the hamburgers and chicken sandwiches had lived on exclusively corn-based diets.
There was an exception: 12 Burger King burgers
bought on the West Coast came from cows that didn't exclusively eat corn-based diets.
As for fries, the researchers found that Wendy's seems to onl...
Parents Can Now Ask Schools to Serve Soymilk
...ms allow flexibility and
better serve all Americans."
A variety of tasty, child-friendly soyfoods, such as soy nut butter,
soy yogurts and soy-based burgers
and nuggets, provide essential nutrients
for growing kids. Soy products also reduce the saturated fat and
cholesterol content in popular children's fo...