Mary Cioffi

The Bottom Line about Plant-Based Meat Substitutes : They are Still Processed Foods that Require Moderation

Plant-based foods are growing in popularity because they are touted as a healthier alternative to real meat. Even leading fast food chains like Del Taco, Burger King, McDonald’s and Carl’s Jr. now include plant-based burgers produced by top sellers like Beyond Meat (Beyond Burger) and Impossible Burger, in order to attract the health and environment conscious consumers. While most nutrition experts agree that plant-based foods are healthier when compared to… Read More »The Bottom Line about Plant-Based Meat Substitutes : They are Still Processed Foods that Require Moderation

Truths about Detoxification as Weight Loss Method

Detoxification was originally a form of medical treatment administered to individuals addicted to alcohol or drugs. It is a way of removing the poisonous or harmful substances from the body while in the process of stopping addiction. However, the term detoxification became a commercial term when proponents of slimming teas and regimens, recommended ridding the body of toxins as an effective method of losing weight. Not a few scientists and… Read More »Truths about Detoxification as Weight Loss Method

Food Safety : Enhancing Food Quality via Proper Handling and Storage

Food safety is always of utmost importance when serving food and beverages. We tend to focus on the nutritional values and benefits of the food we eat, to avoid developing food-related disorders like hypertension and diabetes. Yet in doing so, we must also keep in mind that human health can also be affected by foodborne, disease-causing microorganisms. Once contaminated food is ingested, they can result to illnesses in a matter… Read More »Food Safety : Enhancing Food Quality via Proper Handling and Storage