Consumer Awareness

Medical Science Laid An Egg On Past Heart-Nutrition Studies
Turkey, schmurkey. We all should be eating an egg for Thanksgiving! The Daily Mail reports that a study, led by US scientists, found that eating one egg per day can reduce risk of stroke by 12%.
The study also shows that eating one egg per day has no association with coronary heart disease (the leadi…
Mood Music Truly Does Set The Mood For Food
A lot of people like to listen to pleasant music while they dine. Do you listen to music while you eat? If not, you may want to start.
Now this is my kind of study—as researchers have found that listening to different musical notes while eating chocolate can change how the sweet treat tastes...
Thanksgiving Dinner Will Cost A Little Less This Year
This year the extended family Thanksgiving dinner is at my house.  The aroma of great food, the laughter of kids and the minor sigh of relief from my wallet.
The American Farm Bureau Federation says the average cost for a Thanksgiving Day feast for ten this year is $49.87, ...
Could These Be The Ten Worst Toys For Christmas?
Time to start talking about the toys your kids want but that society and safety says you shouldn’t buy.
Some recommendations make pretty clear sense-like not buying  the  Warcraft Doomhammer for your six-year-old. But there are some other dicey gift choices in this year&Clos…
Is There Anything Healthy In That Halloween Haul?
So your kids went out to trick or treat and came back with ten pounds of chocolate.  What’s the upside, besides you sneaking your “fair” share?  Well, there’s this.  A new analysis of chocolate research says that the cocoa in…
Could Avacados Contain The Fountain Of Youth?
Remember all those times you mom nagged you to eat your vegetables?  Turns out she was just trying to keep her baby young!  New research has found that a compound in broccoli, cabbage and avocado can slow the physical signs of aging!
Scientists claim that the substance, known as nicoti…
Smoke ‘Em If You Got ‘Em- Extra Pounds That is!
Our kids focus so much attention on body image. Our teens are being social media bullied into suicide. They are getting botox and boob jobs, nose jobs and ear bobs so they will fit some peer pressured sense of acceptable appearance.  It’s sad, tragic and ridiculous all at the sa…
Turkey Day Shopping Turndown
For millions of Americans the dessert of choice on Thanksgiving is –SHOPPING! This could be the year that changes.  According to BestBlackFriday blog, so far some 42 retailers have already announced plans to stay closed on Thanksgiving Day...
Here Comes The Bride and She’s Wearing WHAT?
The election is three weeks away, Christmas comes in 68 days but more importantly, your daughter/granddaughter’s June wedding is just eight months away! Let the planning frenzy begin! Fashionista.com has collected the biggest emerging bridal trends from the 2017 spring collection sho…

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