Uncovering Fraud in Our Food

April 21, 2016

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If you have recently eaten at a restaurant, or even shopped at a grocery store, there is a possibility that you have been a victim of fraud. While most people associate the notion of fraud with finances or false identities, the act of creating “a copy of something that is meant to look like the real thing in order to trick people” is happening in our food system and it’s happening a lot more frequently than you think. It’s time we all talked about the elephant in the room, or in this case, the elephant in the field.

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Have a Little Heart

Eat Healthy This Valentine’s Day

February 10, 2016

Besides Valentine’s Day, February is also the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s heart month. Heart disease, as we know, is becoming an increasing health issue. This is largely a result of the general decrease in physical activity of many people, as well as the “Western Diet” which is chalked full of greasy, high fat foods, large amounts of sugar in foods and large amounts of sodium (salt) in foods. All three of these common ingredients contribute to your risk of heart disease – which includes high blood pressure, stroke, heart attack, and heart failure.

What’s a romantic, food-loving individual to do? Don’t worry. We’ve got you.

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