Some New Information about our Food System.

pestoU.S.D.A. Approves Modified Potato. Next Up: French Fry Fans.
The so-called Innate potato, which produces less of a cancer-causing chemical when it is fried, was developed by a major McDonald’s supplier.
http://nyti.ms/1snszmI

Revised Food Labels Still Won’t Tell Whole Story
Proposed changes will do some good things, like mention added sugars separately. But they won’t make it quick and easy for consumers to choose healthier foods.
http://nyti.ms/1oMb6sl

Food Scores, a New Web Service, Ranks Grocery Items on Ingredients and Nutrition
The database assigns a score to 80,000 products based on factors like how nutritious and processed they are.
http://nyti.ms/1tAqzLN

Holiday Health: How a trainer navigates​​ the holidays.

The Holidays have their own special challenges to our health. Travel, parties, junk food gifts, emotional and financial​ stress, cold weather can all be challenging and hurt our​ health. For the next few weeks​s,​ I will be posting how I deal with these challenges. ​Follow my blog to not gain the 10 pounds the average American will gain over these few weeks.