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Foods That Heal the Gut | Dr. Will Bulsiewicz Live Q&A

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine THE EXAM ROOM – Heartburn, bloating, diarrhea, constipation, and stomach pain affect as much as 70% of adults in the U.S. But what many people don't realize is that certain foods can help heal their gut just as others have made it sick. Dr. Bulsiewicz, author of Fiber Fueled and the Fiber Fueled Cookbook reveals what you should be eating that may help heal your gut and what these uncomfortable symptoms...

10 Food Names Everyone Says Wrong

EAT THIS, NOT THAT! – You're in a restaurant, it's your turn to order, and the table goes silent. You stare down at the menu, fixated on your dish of choice, and your palms begin to sweat. Sure, you could take the easy way out and point to the menu but, instead, you ask for what you want. If you didn't get the word right, don't worry about it. It could have been one of the...

Pre-cut fruit recalled after FDA test shows Salmonella contamination

FOOD SAFETY NEWS – Freshcut fruit from Liberty Fruit Company Inc. is being recalled after government testing found a sample positive for Salmonella. The Kansas City, KS, company distributed the products to retailers and foodservice operations in four states, Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska, according to the company’s recall notice posted by the Food and Drug Administration. The products are packaged in 4-ounce, 8-ounce, 16-ounce and 32-ounce consumer containers as well as 5-pound foodservice containers. The recalled...

Minnesota Bans Poultry Sales Over H5N1 Outbreak

KSTP – The Minnesota Board of Animal Health (BAH) is temporarily banning poultry sales and exhibitions amid an outbreak of avian influenza. BAH officials say the ban — which includes all poultry community sales, swaps, fairs, exhibitions and other events where poultry and susceptible birds are brought together — will run from April 1 through May 1. Thursday, Gov. Tim Walz also signed an executive order waiving some trucking regulations to aid depopulation efforts and transportation of...

Pass The Plastic: Is Your Table Salt Polluted?

New research finds microplastics in more than 90 percent of table salt brands sampled worldwide

Dangerous Chemicals Found In Take-Out Food Wrappers

(CNN) Alarming levels of dangerous chemicals known as PFAS were discovered in food packaging at a number of well-known fast-food and fast-casual restaurants and grocery store chains, a new report found. The highest levels of indicators for PFAS were found in food packaging from Nathan's Famous, Cava, Arby's, Burger King, Chick-fil-A, Stop & Shop and Sweetgreen, according to an investigation released Thursday by Consumer Reports. Often called "forever chemicals" because they do not break down in...

Ski Jumping: “One Of The Most Eating-Disorder Plagued Sports”

Ski jumpers tend to be tall and slender, taking advantage of their height to have longer skis and lighter weight to help in the battle against gravity. They're not the only athletes that face pressure to watch their weight, joining gymnasts, wrestlers and jockeys to name just a few.

Smuggled Chinese Pork Found In NYC Markets

FOOD SAFETY NEWS – During the past three months, from October to December 2021, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s (APHIS) Smuggling Interdiction and Trade Compliance (SITC) program seized and destroyed more than 1,900 pounds of prohibited pork, poultry, and ruminant products from New York City-area retailers. APHIS reports these items were sourced from China, lacked required import permits and health certificates, and therefore are considered a risk of introducing diseases as well as...

World’s Fattest Man, 52, Dead Of Heart Attack

Barry Austin, once dubbed Britain's fattest man, died after a suspected heart attack.

5-Ton Pepperoni Recall For “Volatile Human Pathogen”, “Emesis-Inducing Toxin”

FOOD SAFETY NEWS – Smithfield Packaged Meats Corp., doing business as Margherita Meats, Inc., of Omaha, Neb., is recalling approximately 10,990 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) pepperoni products because of possible Bacillus cereus (B. cereus) contamination, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The problem was found by the Department of Defense, who notified FSIS that they found B. cereus during routine product testing. The products were shipped to retail locations...

What Happens When You Only Drink Red Wine And Water

PSYPOST – Red wine induces psychological states characterized by bliss, a focus on the present moment, an enhanced fascination with one’s surroundings, and a softening of the differentiation between oneself and the environment when consumed in a tranquil environment, according to new research published in PLOS One. Although the intoxicating effect of alcohol is common knowledge, little research has been conducted to examine how wine consumption is related to specific changes in consciousness. Study author Rui...

‘Health Food’ From China Laced With Heavy Metals

FOOD SAFETY NEWS – A plant commonly referred to as female ginseng and used to make soup is being recalled because of excessive levels of heavy metals. Murray Int’l Trading of Brooklyn, NY, is recalling its Angelicae Sinensis because it may contain elevated levels of lead and cadmium, according to the company’s recall notice posted by the Food and Drug Administration. Recalled Angelicae Sinensis “The recall was initiated after FDA routine sampling revealed elevated levels of lead...

Sugar, Salt Even More Deadly Than We Thought

A government consortium is calling for a 20-40% reduction in sugar consumption in order to save lives and reduce healthcare costs.

Guacamole Is No Longer Considered Politically Correct

Avocado farming is extremely water-intensive, with 60 gallons of water required to grow just one avocado, and the international trade of these fruits comes with a significant carbon footprint.
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