Tag Archives | Food and Drug Administration

Essential Oils, The FDA and What You Need to Know

Send to Kindle One of the biggest recent trends in natural health is the use of essential oils. Maybe you’ve heard about using essential oils for aromatherapy, massage oils, in beauty products like shampoo, even to help flavor certain foods. But many people have more questions than answers. There are critics who say using essential […]

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What Changes in Food Labeling May Mean For You

Send to Kindle You may have heard on the news recently that there are changes coming to nutritional labels. The changes are still pending but this article from CNN says: If approved, the new labels would place a bigger emphasis on total calories, added sugars and certain nutrients such as Vitamin D and potassium. The article […]

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Milk with aspartame? No, Thank You!

Milk With Aspartame – Safe For Children, Safe for You?

Send to Kindle Late February, Natural News shared, “The U.S. dairy industry petitions FDA to approve aspartame as a hidden, unlabeled additive in milk, yogurt, eggnog and cream.” According to the IDFA and NMPF, hiding aspartame from consumers by not including it on the label actually helps consumers. Would this make you feel “helped”? In this case, is it ok to […]

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Family Business Committed to Nutritional Excellence

Send to Kindle Bluebonnet Nutrition made headlines recently when Better Nutrition Magazine named the supplement company’s Extreme Edge line of protein powders as a winner in its Best of Supplements Awards for 2012. The Extreme Edge line features three professional-strength products — pre workout, carbo load, and post workout — are made with synergistic, all-natural […]

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Sunscreen makers a shade too late

I was all ready to hit the garden in my favorite sleeveless T – armed with the best info on how to keep my neon-white skin safe from the sun. But wait! What happened to those new sunscreen warning labels I’ve been hearing about for the past year?  Turns out that the sunscreen […]

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