CokeSpeak: "A sophisticated form of language, containing half-truths dissembled as common sense. Its objective is to deceive the listener, usually for profit".

Professional Education Backwards

  Just who is teaching who? Junk food sponsorship of nutritional professionals is generating much political interest in the US, (although sadly not in the UK),  and supposed "education programs" such as this are one powerful reason why. Alice says: Surely dietitians should be educating the Coca Cola company - and not the other way around?     … [Read more...]

Multiple emulsions backed for functional food development

Alice says: Please Sir! Can I  have some more multiple emulsions in my functional food? Originally from : http://bit.ly/12EsXS9 Better use of multiple emulsion systems could help industry to develop better functional foods by reducing levels of fat, sugar and salt whilst also providing ways to incorporate bioactive compounds, researchers say. When multiple emulsions are designed for … [Read more...]

‘Bad Science’ on soft drinks a fact of life: Coca-Cola Enterprises CEO

 Alice asks: Do I take this quote as an admission of guilt? Originally from : http://www.foodanddrinkeurope.com/Products-Marketing/Bad-science-on-soft-drinks-a-fact-of-life-Coca-Cola-Enterprises-CEO Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) CEO John Brock has taken a sideswipe at detractors of soft drink ingredients who he claims base negative comments on ‘bad science or no science’. “Are there any new … [Read more...]

Foods shouldn’t be considered ‘good’ or ‘bad,’ experts say

Alice says: Just the news I've been waiting to hear, and its from 'experts' too so it must be true! Originally from : http://www.lowellsun.com/lifestyles/ci_22850796/foods-shouldnt-be-considered-good-or-bad-experts Think that piece of chocolate cake is "bad," but the spinach is "good?" The bacon is "naughty" but the tomato "just dandy?" You may be surprised to learn the idea of good and … [Read more...]

Greenwashing Makes Healthy Foods

Alice says: sounds more like a 'whitewash'. How to make people think foods are healthy: greenwash! http://www.foodpolitics.comMarch 27, 2013 10:19:48 AM GMT Green labels are all that it takes to make consumers think that foods are healthier, says a new study (see full reference below): You don’t believe this? Decide for yourself: Which candy bar is healthier? This clever study … [Read more...]