Food Trends 2016: Cultural Diets

Cultural diets have become a fascination for foodies, the health-minded and dietitians. … Read More

Boiling the Religion out of Kosher

Secular consumers are using kosher as a guide for what food they can and cannot trust. … Read More

Mini-Size Me

Flexible Flux is all about justification.  It’s no surprise that many food chains are experimenting with mini sizes to lure the diet conscious consumer. “Dairy Queen promoted baby Blizzards last month, giving diners about half the calories of the small … Read More

America’s Diet Delusions

Body Warranty™ deals with “wanting more out my body than ever before”.  As the NYE hangover wears off, we are all thinking about those resolutions and wondering how long they will last this year.  You’d think to be successful with … Read More

Early Puberty Linked To Meat Heavy Diets

Maybe this freaks me out because I was such a late bloomer—but girls getting boobs at 9 just worries me. I know there was always that one girl in the class who seemed to “blossom” earlier than everyone else and it either made her the butt of jokes or super popular (mainly with the boys), but I’m talking about the alarming rise of early onset puberty. … Read More

Annoying News From the World of Calorie Counting

Well how’s your New Year’s resolution to diet working out? Mmmmm. … Read More

Taken Not Stirred

Flexible Flux™ is a cheeky wave… it’s pretty much about convincing yourself, or feeling “less guilty” about decisions. Putting “some good stuff in my bad stuff”™ is the Human Truth of this Wave but even that’s a bit of a stretch for this crazy “breakthrough” I read about yesterday. … Read More

The Endless Metabo Battle

One thing I was always fascinated with while living in Japan was the fight against your aging metabolism, or “metabo” for short. See, a couple of years ago the Japanese Ministry of Health started to popularize the fears of metabolic syndrome, and became a product innovation platform of its own. … Read More

Sugar the New Cocaine?

Here’s what we at CultureWaves® (who didn’t major in neurology, pharmaceuticals, or any health related science) know: We know that we, the general public, LOVES sugar. We’ll consume it in any form we love it so much. We’ll drink it, … Read More