On National Coffee Day, remember both the benefits and risks of our favorite bitter bean

Happy National Coffee Day, everyone. In all likelihood, this day won’t change the drinking habits for most people as coffee is the official starter fluid of the morning impaired. That being said, today gives us an opportunity to inform you of some of the health benefits (and risks) of the blessed, bitter bean. Beyond simply … Continue reading On National Coffee Day, remember both the benefits and risks of our favorite bitter bean




Carbohydrates v. fats: The great breakfast debate [Infographic]

Eating breakfast in the morning can allow your body the opportunity to “fuel up,” both physically and cognitively, increasing energy and concentration levels throughout the day. But between the choice of bacon and eggs or a bagel with cream cheese, what would you choose? A graphic comparing the two breakfast options claims that eating bacon … Continue reading Carbohydrates v. fats: The great breakfast debate [Infographic]




Food industry petitions FDA on trans fat ruling

Recently, the Food and Drug Administration took a stand for America’s heart health, requiring food manufacturers to remove artificial trans fats from processed food within three years. Now, the food industry is petitioning for certain exemptions to continue using trans fats in hundreds of food products. So what exactly is trans fat? You’ve heard of it, seen it … Continue reading Food industry petitions FDA on trans fat ruling




Health experts react to viral “What Happens One Hour After Drinking Soda” graphic

A graphic recently hit viral status, and it’s all over a can of soda. This reported graphic claims to illustrate what effects a can of soda has on your body 10 minutes, 20 minutes, 40 minutes, 45 minutes and 60 minutes after drinking it. CBS Atlanta credits it to The Renegade Pharmacist, who based the … Continue reading Health experts react to viral “What Happens One Hour After Drinking Soda” graphic