Blog Archives for 2010

BY Therese Pompa ON December 17, 2010
The holidays are a time of year when we give ourselves permission to eat those delicious chocolate chip cookies with our cup of eggnog latte. And if we are all making a concerted effort to lead a healthy lifestyle, then why can’t we have a treat or two when it is appropriate? I found an article,...
CATEGORIES: Experts, Nutrition
BY Therese Pompa ON November 29, 2010
Scientists are interesting, aren’t they? They constantly feed us new information to ponder and lead us to discoveries that help shape our future. I see them as inquisitive, analytical – always theorizing what is, and what can be. Because of them, we will always have new data, new results to...
BY Therese Pompa ON October 27, 2010
A study published in the journal, Obesity, authored by researchers at the University of Southern California Childhood Obesity Research Center analyzed the sugar profiles of 23 popular sodas and appears to have made miscalculated claims that the fructose in certain beverages may be up to 65%. We...
CATEGORIES: Experts, In the News, Studies
BY Shannon McNamara ON October 4, 2010
A recent consumer survey by the market analyst group Mintel presents some interesting statistics, but has me and probably several others a bit confused. I would like to see the questionnaire and the line of questioning that produced the main takeaway that Mintel presented:“According to Mintel, 65%...
CATEGORIES: In the News
BY Therese Pompa ON September 15, 2010
“To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art”- La Rochefoucauld.The question I see most often: How can we consume high fructose corn syrup in moderation?First things first, we should be focusing on moderating all sugars, not just high fructose corn syrup. In an effort to help...
CATEGORIES: Experts