Posts Tagged "Food Myths"

Chocolate Milk’s Campaign…. Hm.

I’ll keep this short and ‘sweet’. I suppose I’ll never be sponsored and pose in a Milk ad after this – (sigh). But my clients will be clever and fit for life. There are chocolate milk ads all over the place touting the product to be a great post-workout replenishment (ad placement includes the washroom stalls at the gym!). Sure, it has carbohydrates (uhhh, 27 grams of sugar per 1 cup, to be exact). And yes, it has some protein (8 grams per 1 cup). There is some fat to round it out (3 grams per cup). So, it does offer some balance and will pick you back up after a hard strength workout. That being said, I’m about to list off the...

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Choosy Moms Choose Jif?

I’m about to break some hearts. Let’s talk Peanut Butter. Peanut butter is healthy, right? A health food? Because peanuts come from the ground, and things that come from the ground are good for our bodies. Well… not necessarily. Peanuts themselves are a source of fiber (however not significant), protein (though much less protein than fat), and healthy fats – the polyunsaturated and monounsaturated levels being much higher than the saturated. (Saturated = bad, increases bad cholesterol, unsaturated = good, increases good cholesterol and sometimes lowers bad cholesterol – another blog entry in intself. See how this stuff is all tied together??...

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