The UFB Blog

The UFB Blog

“The Worst Restaurant Meal in America”

Posted by on 11:04 pm in News, nutrition | 1 comment

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) says it’s Long John Silver’s “Big Catch.” “Laboratory tests released today by the Center for Science in the Public Interest show that Long John Silver’s Big Catch meal, when comprised of...

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An Addendum to Paul’s Metabosyn Review…

Posted by on 10:27 pm in Ad Claims, critical thinking, Weight Loss | 2 comments

I’ve been pretty busy lately, so I haven’t kept up with the newest material on the main domain. But I had some extra time today, so I thought I’d take a look. There’s some good stuff there (kudos to Paul and Sumi!). I was especially amused by...

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More Tainted Supps…

Posted by on 10:23 pm in Warnings, Weight Loss | 1 comment

Here we go again – the FDA has identified another round of weight loss products adulterated/contaminated with sibutramine and/or phenolphthalein. Sibutramine is an appetite suppressant that elevates the risk for adverse cardiovascular events. It was banned in 2010....

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Life’s Too Short to be a “Midiot”

Posted by on 10:57 pm in News | 3 comments

Not being a New Yorker, I’ve had to watch “Cronut mania” from afar. And after watching for the last week or so, I still don’t get it. Jay Leno pretty much summed it up with this (rather lame) joke: I’m not a Leno fan, but “midiots”...

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The Cap’n Crunch Scandal!

Posted by on 11:11 pm in Humor | 1 comment

Tough to be serious on a Friday, so how about a little sugar-cereal bashing, courtesy of Stephen Colbert? The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,Video Archive Hope everyone has an awesome...

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Yuck: A Documentary

Posted by on 12:11 am in nutrition | 2 comments

I couldn’t resist “liking” this documentary film page on Facebook. Check out the trailer: Sure, crappy school lunches have been photographed, filmed and blogged about before. What makes Zachary Maxwell’s experience a little different, however, is that...

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