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October 22, 2012

 

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Parents Model Healthy Eating

The more time parents spend working, the less time and energy they have to plan and prepare healthful meals.

September 4, 2012

 

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Is There A Link Between Fast Food And Depression?

According to a recent study, it's possible that eating fast food also raises your risk for depression.

August 7, 2012

 

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Popcorn Makes A Perfect, Healthy Snack

Plain, simple popcorn is not only a healthful snack but also one of the most nutritious foods you can eat.

July 5, 2012

 

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What’s The Best Way To Help Kids Lose Weight?

According a recent study, there's only really one proven way to help kids lose weight, and that's by parents losing weight themselves.

April 20, 2012

 

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Are Antioxidants The Fountain Of Youth?

Reading ads for antioxidant supplements, you'd think you'd found the fountain of youth. What are antioxidants and how do they work?

February 14, 2012

 

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Shoppers Do Not Read Nutrition Labels Thoroughly

How carefully do you inspect the 'Nutrition Facts' when you're at the store?

November 7, 2011

 

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Chew Your Way To Weight Loss

According to a new study, taking more time to chew could help you better control your weight.

October 13, 2011

 

agriculture

The Dawn Of Agriculture (And Health Problems)

According to many studies, the rise of agriculture coincided with declines in human height and overall health.

June 15, 2011

 

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What Are The Hidden Costs Of Coal?

An A Moment of Science listener wrote to us: I keep hearing about the hidden costs of fossil fuels like coal. What exactly does it mean? What are hidden costs?

June 3, 2011

 

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Should I Have My Tonsils Removed?

Say, "Ahh!" Why do we have tonsils and why are they sometimes taken out?

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