Tag: junk food
junk-food

Over the course of the past year, I’ve become increasingly aware of how unhealthy I’ve been living in the 24 years prior to this one. It used to be that I would drink soda often, snack often on processed foods, and generally eat a lot of pre-packaged goods. While I wouldn’t exactly call myself completely […]

It’s the first time I’m hearing about UNREAL candy, a candy maker that does away with all of the unnatural things in typical candy bars and replaces it with things from the earth. It’s real food with real ingredients. I want to try! [via]

fat-or-fiction

Anna Brooks, Christina Winkless, and David Paul Rosser created this great website called Fat or Fiction to show us just what exactly it is that we are consuming when we eat sweets, cake, cheese, chips, and other junk food. Check it out! It’s gorgeous!

designing-baby-carrots

Photo: Jamie Chung Fast Company has a really fascinating look at how Crispin Porter + Bogusky is working with a carrot farming company (Bolthouse Farms) to increase carrot consumption and sales by making carrots the “new junk food”. Traditionally, carrots have been marketed as a healthy snack, something that parents want to buy their kids […]

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Photo via The Sun Sentinel Mark Haub, a professor of human nutrition at Kansas State University, spent 10 weeks eating nothing but Twinkies, sugary cereals, Oreos, Doritos, and other junk food snacks and ended up losing 27 pounds. His experiment in this sort of extreme diet was done to show that in weight-loss regimens, calorie […]