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Posts tagged antioxidants

June 23, 2014

 

Cases of Cherry 7up soda, with 'antioxidant' on label

Why We Fall For ‘Healthy’ Buzzwords

A new study shows that foods seem more healthy when words like “all-natural” appear on packaging, even when we know better.

October 21, 2013

Dark Times 

one chocolate truffle in its wrapper

Chocolate Shortfall Coming, But Not Extinction

Demand for cocoa is much steeper than growers can keep up with, but reports of chocolate's doom have been greatly exaggerated.

October 10, 2012

Good For Your 

olive oil, leafy greens, tomatoes, walnuts, berries

5 Questions About Superfoods

What superfoods should I be eating? Are they more nutrient-rich when eaten raw or cooked? What makes them so super anyway? Your questions answered!

September 12, 2011

Homemade Medicine 

Elderberries

Elderberry Syrup For Colds And Flu

What I especially love about this treatment is that the syrup is as sweet as candy and something children will actually enjoy taking.

February 4, 2011

Rethinking Healthy Foods 

pomegranate

Antioxidants Might Kill You, Or At Least Do Nothing For You

Several recent studies are poking holes in theories that antioxidizing compounds can help the body fight disease.

June 5, 2010

Food Labelling 

rice krispies box

Kellogg Cited (Again) For Misleading Health Claims On Cereal Boxes

For the second time in a year, the Kellogg Company has been slapped by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for making misleading claims on their cereal boxes.

December 4, 2009

Late Season Vegetables 

a bowl of sunchoke soup

Unusual Vegetables, Part 1: Brussels Sprouts and Sunchokes

Today on the podcast we look at two unusual vegetables: sunchokes (jerusalem artichokes) and the much maligned, love 'em or hate 'em vegetable: brussels sprouts

December 4, 2009

Guilty Pleasures 

key lime ice cream scoop in a cone

Researchers Trying To Create “Healthy” Ice Cream

Researchers from the University of Missouri are adding nutrients to ice cream, turning it into what they call a "functional food"

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