Health Benefits Of Eating Eggs

August 16, 2010 Sandra Piddock, Helium

For many years, eggs have had a bad press. Depending on what you read, eggs were either going to give you salmonella food poisoning, or a heart attack by sending your cholesterol levels through the roof. Put simply, as far as some nutritionists were concerned, eggs were devils in shells.

Learning To Milk A Profit

August 13, 2010 Alexandra Wolfe, Bloomberg

It wasn’t the three years of investment banking or the two years at Columbia Business School, or even the year at Deloitte, that led Siggi Hilmarsson to discover his calling. It was a crusty piece of toast that prompted him to leave consulting to make yogurt.

Egg Farmers Lean To Truce On Animals’ Close Quarters

Concessions by farmers in this state to sharply restrict the close confinement of hens, hogs and veal calves are the latest sign that so-called factory farming a staple of modern agriculture that is seen by critics as inhumane and a threat to the environment and health is on the verge of significant change.

Ben & Jerry’s: Not All Ingredients Natural

A U.S. food advocacy group is calling on Vermont ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s to drop the “All Natural” claim on its ice cream and frozen yogurt.

Health Tip: Dealing With Lactose Intolerance

Lactose is a sugar found in milk and other dairy products that some people have difficulty digesting.