Archive for June, 2010

Government Officials Say They are Committed to Ensuring Safety of Gulf Coast Seafood

June 30, 2010

With the oil still gushing into the ocean, it appears the government is trying to reassure consumers that their seafood is, and will be safe. I’m personally not sure how they will do this, but I’m glad they are attempting it. It also appears to be a good step in trying to salvage as much of the [...]

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Got Sushi? Got Fish? You Need Got Mercury

June 29, 2010

If you eat any type of fish you very likely “got mercury.” That’s because nearly all fish contain at least some mercury, and some are at very high and dangerous levels. So there are some things about mercury and mercury poisoning you need to know. Fish are a great source of high quality protein, low in saturated fat, contain omega-3 [...]

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Water Week: Drink a Little More Water and Be a Lot More Healthy

June 28, 2010

It’s officially Water Week at Living the Run!!! Take the pledge to drink more H20 and less of the sugary sodas and energy drinks. Let us know if you will be taking part by checking “yes” or “no” in this week’s poll question to the right. “But I only drink diet soda.” Diet is way [...]

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Kellogg Company Recalls 4 Cereals Because of Odor and Health Risks

June 25, 2010

Once again it’s time to check your cupboards! Kellogg Company is recalling about 28 million boxes of cereal according to the Associated Press. There were several reports of certain cereals having a foul odor, and apparently five people reported nausea and vomiting.  The four cereals being recalled are Apple Jacks, Corn Pops, Froot Loops, and Honey Smacks. Some [...]

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The Dirty Dozen and the Clean 15: When to Buy Organic and When to Save Your Cash

June 25, 2010

With the drastic increase in organic sales over the past few years, there is a new question concerning when we should buy organic, and when we should keep the extra money in our pockets. For a lot of people this is a great question. Especially since times are tough and we still want to eat as healthy [...]

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The Protein Power Lunch: The Burrito Bowl

June 24, 2010

Ditch the tortilla and get your favorite burrito bare. This is an easy way to eat healthy while still getting plenty of protein and other essential vitamins and nutrients. Don’t get me wrong, I love the tortillas, but they aren’t doing much for you except adding extra calories  to your meal. If you can’t toss the [...]

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Milk Poll Results and New Fast Food Poll

June 23, 2010

Soy and dairy milk went toe to toe and put up a brutal fight against each other in last week’s LTR poll. But in the end it was soy milk doing a body good and getting a last second knockout to win by a single vote as the top “milk of choice” for LTR readers. [...]

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Former NFL Player Kyle Shotwell Talks About the Master Cleanse Detox Diet

June 22, 2010

Detox diets seem to be the latest and greatest health fad these days. From super star celebrities to your average weekend warriors, a lot of people are looking to get the junk out of their bodies and are detoxing. But are they safe, and are they really healthy? This question seems to be debated by [...]

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FDA Warns Consumers to Avoid Sexual Enhancement Magic Power Coffee

June 21, 2010

Insert your own joke anywhere you would like. In fact, we should probably have a headline writing contest of some sort for this story. It’s pretty funny, but only if Magic Power Coffee isn’t in your kitchen, or under your mattress. Actually, this is definitely a serious matter, and that’s why I wanted to let [...]

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20 Cans 20 Days: Sue Kwon’s Award-Winning Mercury Report

June 18, 2010

Putting canned tuna to the mercury test. That’s exactly what  CBS 5 consumer reporter Sue Kwon did when she conducted her own experiment, and was the subject of her own report. Kwon ate 20 cans of tuna for 20 straight days. On day 20 her doctor called and said,”I want you to stop your experiment. It’s [...]

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