17 Oct '11, 9pm

Fruit Roll Ups Still Not a Health Food: Are any parents under the impression that fruit snacks — wait, let me re...

Fruit Roll Ups Still Not a Health Food: Are any parents under the impression that fruit snacks — wait, let me re...

I’m sure you are just as surprised as I am — General Mills fruit snacks, such as Fruit Roll Ups, Fruit By The Foot and others, aren’t really as good for you as their advertising would have you believe. Via Jezebel , Ad Week reports that a DC advocacy group is suing General Mills for deceptive advertising practices, trying to make their product seem like a healthier alternative to sugar snacks and candy. “General Mills is giving consumers the false impression that these products are somehow more wholesome, and charging more. It’s an elaborate hoax on parents who are trying to do right by their kids,” says Steve Gardner, an attorney with Dallas-based Seema Rattan and the litigation director for CSPI, a Washington, D.C.-based health advocacy group that is also pushing for new voluntary federal guidelines for marketing food to children. Is it really deceptive advertising, thou...

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Mental Illness: The World's Most Neglected Health Problem? | Care2 Causes

Mental Illness: The World's Most Neglected Heal...

care2.com 18 Oct '11, 2am

World Mental Health Day occurred last week, on the same day as Indigenous People’s Day / Columbus Day : If you weren’t awa...

Cleantech & Food: How Are They Related?

Cleantech & Food: How Are They Related?

cleantechnica.com 16 Oct '11, 1pm

Today is Blog Action Day , with the topic being Food this year, and our network is participating. So, what’s cleantech got...

Bear Cub Shops for Fruit | Care2 Causes

Bear Cub Shops for Fruit | Care2 Causes

care2.com 19 Oct '11, 4am

When a bear cub clambered through the vegetable display of Tatsuda’s IGA — a Ketchikan, Alaska grocery store — the young b...

Celebrating Nutrition on America's “Food Day”: But this unhealthy diet has led to an increase in chronic health

Celebrating Nutrition on America's “Food Day”: ...

eatdrinkbetter.com 23 Oct '11, 10am

Around the United States, cities and communities are coming together to showcase the benefits of eating healthy, locally g...

Your parents dressed you as what?!

Your parents dressed you as what?!

michellephan.com 18 Oct '11, 3pm

I came across this article online and it is too funny not to share with you all. Plus, if you're still in need of a Hallow...

Tennessee Commission Gives Family Planning Cont...

care2.com 19 Oct '11, 7am

China has severe birth control laws and refuses to let religion influence destroy their political system. In contrast, the...

Food Day Inspiration | Care2 Healthy Living

Food Day Inspiration | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 23 Oct '11, 8pm

Tomorrow is Food Day in America. To celebrate, you may consider visiting your farmers’ market, and making the acquaintance...

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rolex.com 17 Oct '11, 5pm

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7 Things Your Teeth Say About Your Health

7 Things Your Teeth Say About Your Health

care2.com 15 Oct '11, 11pm

Some messages coming out of your mouth bypass the vocal chords. Turns out that your teeth, gums, and surrounding tissues a...

Feds water down regulations for marketing food to kids: The idea behind these voluntary recommendations was that...

Feds water down regulations for marketing food ...

mnn.com 19 Oct '11, 12pm

But if you want to see me get really mad, let's talk about the other point that is under attack. Some lawmakers — specific...