In the human diet, meat and other animal products are an important dietary protein source. With a growing global population and socio-economic statuses evolving, the demand for animal products, particularly meat, is increasing. Meat products are a group of food that is especially scrutinized because this group calls into question its effect on the environment, animal welfare and its impact on human health.
Food and Health
It can be a struggle to figure out how to eat healthily. Ideally, we all would like to make easy, healthy and delicious dinners on a daily basis. Doing this is especially challenging when you live a busy life and do not have the time to sort through the insane amount of information that is […]
It is getting easier and easier to eat gluten-free. Increasingly more producers cater to consumers on a gluten-free diet. As such a consumer, it is important to know what you are looking for on a nutrition label. But what products contain gluten-rich ingredients? And what are the things to keep an eye out for? So […]
Fruits and vegetables are an often underappreciated part of our diet. More often than not, we do not eat enough of either and we have it stuck in our head that we do not like a lot of them. This can be because we have had them once, prepared in a way that we do […]
When I was a kid, I didn’t like all the food that was put in front of me. Ok, full disclosure, that’s is an understatement. Chewing on a piece of capsicum or tasting celery would make me run to the bathroom or a sink. My parents still sigh when they think back to how long […]
Unsure about how long your almonds will stay fresh when you freeze them? Doubting how many weeks you can freeze your bread, without it falling apart when you defrost it? Or maybe you want to know what the best way is to store bananas. Truthful Food’s Refrigerator and Freezer Food Storage Chart will come in handy […]
When you have a peanut allergy, a warning on a food label could potentially save your life. If you are lactose intolerant, you will be thankful when your food labels let you know up front that the product contains lactose. Sometimes, however, information on packaging is less about informing you and more about selling products. Things […]
Most of us have a bit of a sweet tooth. We have to face it though; the things we love so much will never be as healthy as vegetables or fruits are. That does not mean, however, you should live on a diet of carrots and blueberries alone.