Ah, Mississippi…

Mississippi, which holds the dubious distinction of being the most obese state in America, recently “weighed” in on New York City Mayor Bloomberg’s so far unsuccessful attempt to limit the size of sugar-laden beverages. What did they do? They passed a bill that would...

The State of the Soda

Last week a judge struck down New York City’s ban on sodas larger than 16 ounces the day before it was to go into effect. The ban affected restaurants, food carts and movie theaters, but not venues like convenience and grocery stores or any other venue not regulated...

Ask Lisa

Thanks to everyone who has asked me a question through either my Facebook page at Lisa Tillinger Johansen, on Twitter @LisaTJohansen or via my Web site at www.fastfoodvindication.com  It’s been great to receive them and I’ve been happy to provide the answers. To...

Shaking off the Salt

I watched my husband at dinner last night. It was a typical meal, one where we ate at home, just the two of us breaking bread in our dining room. I love to cook and had prepared one of my husband’s favorite dishes. As always, I created a healthy, low fat concoction....