Next time you get the midday munchies, you may be making smarter choices when buying from a vending machine. Our friendly snack provider will start adding calorie information within the next two years. To read more, CLICK HERE.
We’ve all been there, we pull out milk, see the ‘use by’ date and dump it sometimes before smelling it. Americans throw away 34 million tons of food every year because of these dates. Food experts are now trying wanting people to reconsider before throwing out their food based on the ‘use by’ date. Rather, use the dates as a guideline. To read more, CLICK HERE.
The FDA is now requiring most medical devices to have a unique code that can be tracked. With this new rule it is believed that this will help doctors identify recalled devices in their patients. The new rule will be implemented next year starting with devices that are high-risk, for example, a heart stents. To read more about the new rule, CLICK HERE.
Not only is sugar toxic to your health, but a new study also found that it might even be toxic to your sex life. The University of Utah conducted a study in which scientists examined how sugar affected mice and discovered that the mouse equivalent of just three sugar-filled sodas a day had significant negative impacts on their life span and competition for mates. Sugar-fed males were found less likely to hold territory and reproduce while sugar-fed females died twice as quickly as the control females. It makes you rethink your love of root beer floats, doesn’t it? For more information on the study and its findings, read the full article HERE.