BKUK Rebel Whopper - sm - ©2020 Burger King

The ultra-strict UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned social media ads for Burger King’s ‘Rebel Whopper’ Plant-Based Burger after a pile of complaints from Vegetarians and Vegans that the menu item was misrepresented as being appropriate for them. Burger King UK disagreed…

Fat Woman - © bodyshapeshiftersonline.com

Time for another break from COVID-19 oriented news. Although, today’s post does have a tenuous, 6-degrees-of-separation sort of link to the pandemic. We have the latest on weight loss and maintenance studies, since the experts have warned that the stay-home lifestyle may lead to weight gain…

Stuffing Chips - © Michael Moss - Salt Sugar Fat Book

A new study published in Obesity, the journal of the Obesity Society suggests that the COVID-19 stay home regimen designed to slow the spread of the disease could lead to a worsening of the Childhood Obesity epidemic in the U.S. But you can do some simple things to offset the risk…

Cashier behind Guard with Mask - © 2020 ctinsider.com

We’re all familiar with the plastic hoods that restaurants and supermarkets place over buffet tables and Deli displays. Now, the stores that are still open are adding Plexiglas barriers between customers and cashiers at their check out lines. But this sensible precaution is having a weird, chilling effect…

One ‘rule’ that health officials and medical types keep stressing to us during the COVID-19 crisis is, ‘WASH YOUR HANDS’. But, as I learned way back in culinary school, there’s a ‘right way’ to do that. I’ve compiled a collection of top tips and tutorials to help you understand both the whys and the wherefores…