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September 10, 2014

 

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Study Compares Low-Carb To Low-Fat, Sparks Controversy

Low-carb appeared to be superior to low-fat for weight loss in a recent study. The results ignited comments from all sides of the diet debate.

August 15, 2013

Two (Organic) Apples A Day... 

shoppers buying produce at a farmer's market in the Bronx

New York Docs ‘Prescribe’ Fruits and Veggies

Two New York hospitals have become the latest testing ground for a project to curb diet-related diseases with fresh produce.

October 25, 2012

Get Out The Gluten 

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5 Questions About Gluten-Free Eating

Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. We answer your questions about celiac disease and what are some good gluten-free substitutes.

October 6, 2012

This Week's Podcast 

bowl of green tomatoes

Drew Ramsey Talks Nutrition, Green Tomatoes Vine To Fryer

Dr. Drew Ramsey talks about how diet can affect brain health. Growing tomatoes next spring starts with amending your soil. And, let's make fried green tomatoes!

September 20, 2012

That Wasn't On The Label 

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BPA In Urine Linked To Childhood Obesity

Newly published research suggests that when it comes to obesity, it's not just what's in our food that matters, but what's in food packaging as well.

June 1, 2012

Syrup, Not Sugar 

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‘Corn Sugar’ Suggestion Nixed

The FDA announced it would not rename high fructose corn syrup to "corn sugar," despite arguments made by the Corn Refiners Association.

February 21, 2012

So Paleo 

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Is Your Dog Eating Better Than You?

High-end foods and raw diets are hip among doting pet owners, but are they really all they're cracked up to be?

January 25, 2012

Nutritious Lunches 

First Lady Michelle Obama with a group of children

First Lady Announces Healthy Changes To School Lunch

First Lady Michelle Obama announced the first major changes to the national school lunch program in 15 years from an elementary school in Virginia.

January 10, 2012

Food Vs. Pills 

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Healthy Diets, Less Hyperactivity?

A new study has looked at children's diets as a means of treating ADHD. Can avoiding junk food really affect hyperactivity?

September 5, 2011

Force Of Habit 

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My Popcorn Is Stale, But I’m Eating It Anyway

If your food is stale, you're less likely to eat it, right? Not if you're reaching for stale food out of habit.

July 4, 2011

Spud Study 

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Trying To Lose Weight? Lose The Potatoes

Potatoes can't catch a break these days. A new study claims that consuming daily servings of potatoes is linked to weight gain.

March 21, 2011

Soda News 

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Petroleum-Free Bottles And Big Donations: Soda’s PR Battles

Soda has been targeted by public health advocates as a leading contributor to the obesity epidemic. See the ways the industry is trying to change its image.

March 10, 2011

For Your Health 

Woman In Red With Fingers In Shape Of Heart

Fat: Not As Bad As We Thought

Research is increasingly showing that carbohydrates - not fats - are lead contributors to heart disease, obesity, and type 2 diabetes.

February 22, 2011

Eat More Roughage 

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High-Fiber Diet May Help You Live Longer

A new study found that eating a diet high in fiber may cut the risk of heart disease, cancer, infection and respiratory diseases.

February 16, 2011

Diet Drinks 

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Could Diet Soda Be Tied To Strokes And Heart Attacks?

According to a new study, daily diet soda drinkers are 48 percent more likely to suffer from vascular events.

February 6, 2011

Brain Food 

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Eating Like The Greeks May Help Your Brain

A new study claims the Mediterranean diet may help slow the rates of cognitive decline in the elderly.

January 4, 2011

Food Allergies 

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What Is The Difference Between Food Intolerance And Food Allergy?

Do you or someone you know have a food allergy or intolerance?

November 17, 2010

More Than Dinner 

Sara Conrad

New Earth Eats’ Blogger: Sara Conrad And The Cultural Table

What we consume, how we acquire it, who prepares it, and who’s at the table is all a form of communication rich with meaning. Welcome to the cultural table!

October 21, 2010

Food Pyramid 

2005 MyPyramid - Rejected?

The Food Guide Pyramid: Let’s Try That Again

Not only is the food pyramid confusing, but studies conducted since 1992 have shown it may be grossly flawed in the amounts of carbs and fats it recommends.

October 20, 2010

Evil Snacks 

Junk Food

Junk Food, Junk Calories: What Kids Are Eating

A new study found that children 2-18 get 40% of their daily intake from fat and sugar — putting them at risk for obesity and other diet-related illness.

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