General Mills Nixes the Dyes

Numerous companies in the food industry have begun the tedious process of phasing out artificial colors, flavors, and dyes in the foods and ingredients that they manufacture. The cereal company General Mills has become one of the companies slated to make the same moves towards better nutrition. Count Chocula, Trix, and Lucky Charms are among a few of the cereals that General Mills will reform up front. The company plans on reforming all of their cereals but they want to get to the most popular ones first. The company wants to extinguish flavor iterations and artificial dyes from their cereals as soon as possible. The company has given itself a…
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Bulletproof Coffee May Be the Cognitive Boost You Need

Bulletproof Coffee is the brain child of bio-hacker and entrepreneur Dave Asprey. In 2004, he was overweight and often felt mentally sluggish. During a trip to Tibet, he was given yak butter tea and found that he was mentally sharper and less physically exhausted with no altitude sickness. Upon his return stateside, he began to experiment with ingredients, hoping to rediscover that whole body energy. Eventually he found his magic recipe. Take a cup of low-toxin coffee, add 1 to 2 tablespoons of unsalted grass-fed butter, and 1 to 2 tablespoons of medium-chain triglyceride (MCT) oil that is derived from coconut oil. Asprey is a firm believer in a diet…
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Igor Cornelsen: Brazilian Banking Basics

Brazilian Banks have shown themselves to be quite an anomaly by the end of 2014. The banks have been finding themselves amazed at what they have found from the Brazilian Bank. Usually, when the economy suffers, the banks get the worst of it. Igor Cornelsen was asked the secret to weathering the storm when it comes to banks. His answer is that one must have a knowledge of the market in order to be able to handle the issues that are thrown at them by the economy. One thing that Brazilian banks are doing that is keeping them in good shape is that they make sure that the borrower they…
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It Does Not Make Sense for Residents or Businesses to Incorporate Olympic Valley

There is a movement to incorporate Olympic Valley, which is a popular skiing and vacation destination located near Lake Tahoe. Olympic Valley has always been an unincorporated area and this has worked well for the region as it has a small population and is primarily a tourist destination. The Placer County Local Agency Foundation Commission conducted a fiscal analysis that concluded that since Olympic Valley has fewer than 1000 residents that live there full time, the area would not be able to support itself if it incorporated. This poses the question, where would the city's main revenue source come from to make incorporation feasible with so few residents? According to…
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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Fly Coach?

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have been together for many years, and the couple is one of the most powerful duos in Hollywood history. However, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are actually two of the most down to earth celebrities on the planet. In fact, Brad and Angelina recently took a flight from Paris, but the wealthy couple decided to fly with the common folk. Normally, celebrities such as Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie will never fly coach, but they decided to show their children how to be humble. It should also be noted that Brad and Angelina had their entire family with him, and that means that all six…
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Nestle Putting Lead in its Maggi Instant Noodles

Once upon a time, safety in general was still a work in progress. Today it seems we are overly concerned with safety, but there’s a reason. Because typically we’ve already been there before. Specifically, lead used to be commonly found in gasoline, paint, and children’s toys. These products were altered due to the potential damage to the brain and nervous system from contact. Lead can even build up in your body. The war on lead’s over right? According to a recent upheaval taking place in India, Nestle may be pleading the fifth in the near future. Nestle has long been supplying its Maggi instant noodles to our distant neighbor without…
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