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November 3, 2015



Farmers Raising Meat Look To Keep Up With Your Changing Diet

The most recent dietary guidelines recommend most Americans eat about .21 pounds of meat per day. Most Americans average about .36 pounds of meat per day.

November 2, 2015


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Study Shows Fast Gains In Child Heath For Cutting Sugar

New evidence shows that obese children who cut back on sugar get significant health benefits after only ten days.

February 13, 2015



Government Considers Reversal in Cholesterol Guidelines

Let them eat eggs, says the top U.S. nutrition advisory panel.

February 12, 2015


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Tour The World Of Urban Farms, Trouble At Dairies, B-Sprouts

We go around the world of urban gardens with Jennifer Cockrall-King. Harvest Public Media has two stories about dairy. Brussels spouts plus polenta on the menu.

November 15, 2013

The Final Countdown  

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Activists Cheer FDA ‘Countdown’ To Ban Trans Fats

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has taken steps to ban harmful artificial trans fats, a move health advocates welcome.

July 23, 2012

I Heart New York 

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NYC Trans Fat Ban Cuts Consumption

Four years after New York City's widely publicized prohibition, citizens are eating less trans fats.

April 18, 2012

Bacon's True Cost 


Bacon Lovers: The Other Side Of The Story

Studies show all that processed meat isn't terribly good for you, or for the environment. Do you eat it anyway?

April 17, 2012

Sweet and Salty 


Bacon Sundae: Horror Or Hurray?

The newest product of the bacon craze comes from Burger King, but it has nothing to do with burgers.

February 10, 2012

Happier Hearts 

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Less Trans Fats In Foods Means Less In The Body

The FDA began requiring food manufactures to label trans fats in 2003. Since then, the levels of trans fats have dropped not just in food but in humans as well.

March 31, 2011

Food Psychology 


Comfort Food Is Actually Comforting?

A new study says mashed potatoes, macaroni & cheese, and meat loaf might actually make you less lonely.

February 24, 2011

DIY Lard 

Crackling Lard

How To Render Lard The Right Way

Our fat-obsessed culture worries about heart disease and high cholesterol, but the benefits of home-rendered lard are hard to dispute.

January 18, 2010

All About Eggplant 

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Eight Fascinating Facts About Eggplant

Did you know eggplants contain nicotine? Here are some other fun facts you might not have known about eggplants.

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