Green Growth makes hostile bid for Aphria official

2019-01-22

U.S.-based cannabis producer Green Growth Brands Inc. made a formal offer to Aphria Inc. shareholders to acquire the company Tuesday, nearly four weeks after the Ohio company originally announced plans for the bid. Green Growth GGBXF, +6.94%  offered Aphria APHA, +5.99% APHA, -4.94%  shareholders 1.5714 shares of Green Growth stockRead More →

Al Roker vs. Jillian Michaels: Who’s right about the Keto diet?

2019-01-18

There’s a major smackdown going on between Al Roker, weatherman and presenter on NBC’s CMCSA, +0.67%  ”The Today Show” and “The Biggest Loser” fitness trainer Jillian Michaels. The subject: The fashionable ultra-low-carb “Keto” diet. Roker follows it, along with a host of other celebrities. Michaels says it’s bad news. “SoRead More →

FDA has cut back on food inspections because of shutdown

2019-01-09

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has dramatically curtailed inspections of domestic food-processing facilities during the partial government shutdown, though it is now trying to resume work at the most high-risk sites. Since the shutdown began in late December, the FDA has conducted some types of essential food inspections, including atRead More →

Your no B.S. guide to losing weight in the New Year

2019-01-01

Want to lose weight in 2019? It’s time to cut the crap. And that’s not just the junk food sabotaging your diet, or the time suckers keeping you from working out. We’re also talking about the fad diets, fitness trends and questionable studies that have made reaching and maintaining aRead More →

Ring in 2019 with these freebies and discounts

2018-12-31

Celebrating the holidays can be expensive, but marking the start of 2019 doesn’t have to be. Some food chains, ride share services and retailers are offering deals discounts and free stuff — not just free advice on sticking with New Year’s resolutions. The promos are welcome news. The holidays canRead More →