Pakistan's president said at the grand opening of Nestle's new milk facility in Pakistan that it will aid in the fight against terrorism by preventing individuals from turning to Islamic extremism. "You are assisting the poor of Pakistan and this helps us fight the root cause of extremism and terrorism," he said to Nestle's CEO.
The $4 million Casa Sanchez company has grown from making tortillas to selling premium chips and fresh salsas and dips to retailers such as Whole Foods, Safeway and Albertsons. The company will introduce fresh tamales, burritos and pupusas this spring.
Overweight people who ate a low-carb diet lost more pounds than those who ate a portion-controlled, low-fat diet, according to a study published this month in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. At 12 weeks, the low-carb group had lost 4.2 pounds of fat versus 2 pounds for the low-fat diet group. But when it came to maintaining the weight loss, both diets were about the same.