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July 28, 2015


ice cream

Fat, The Sixth Taste?

Introducing oleogustus: "oleo" is the Latin root word for fatty and "gustus" means taste.

July 24, 2015


Dried flakes of dulse seaweed sprinkled on a table

Dulce: Bacon Of The Sea?

Researchers might have discovered the Holy Grail of meat replacement - seaweed that tastes like bacon and packs more vitamins than kale.

June 22, 2015


oreo in milk

What Will Take Trans Fats’ Place?

Trans fats will be phased out in three years—so what will take its place in cookies, frosting and donuts?

June 17, 2015



Trans Fats To Be Phased Out Within Three Years, Says FDA

The FDA has given shelf-stable trans fats an expiration date. They must be phased out of the food system within three years.

May 6, 2015


michael moss

Greater Health Awareness Slowly Changing Food Giant Ways

Journalist Michael Moss argues food companies have been deliberately bumping up the salt, sugar and fat levels in processed foods to get us hooked.

March 9, 2015


Cupcakes decorated with pills and the figure of a doctor

Research Shows Junk Food Could Be Literally Like Crack

A new study indicates that some people show signs of addiction when consuming processed foods with high fat and refined carbs.

November 21, 2014


Fresh ingredients displayed on a cutting board

Study Says Home Cooking Means Healthier Eating

Researchers have shown that people who cook at home instead of eating out end up consuming less fat and fewer calories without even trying.

June 30, 2014


McDonald's french fries, showing salt coating

Stealth Health: Companies Hiding Cuts In Salt, Sugar And Fat

Some food companies are changing recipes behind the scenes to comply with health recommendations, but they're doing it quietly for fear of losing business.

March 21, 2014

Changing Diets 

Cooked bacon drains on a plate

New Fat Findings Foster Flap

New research has thrown long-held health recommendations over fate consumption into doubt, but some experts are worried consumers will get the wrong message.

January 29, 2014

Calories and Sugar 

Strawberry jam lists sugar and high fructose corn syrup as its top ingredients.

FDA Will Update Nutrition Labels

Nutrition science has changed over the past 20 years, but nutrition labels on food haven't — until now.

December 12, 2013

Got Milk? 

milk bottles on door step

Organic Milk Higher In ‘Heart Healthy’ Fatty Acids

A new study has found organic milk is higher in omega-3 fatty acids than conventional milk, but not everyone considers it a health breakthrough.

January 10, 2013

Nature And Nurture 

A brown mouse looking cutely suspicious

Genes Play Key Role In Mouse Obesity

A new study suggests that alongside diet, exercise and environment, genetics may be a significant factor in whether or not we become obese.

September 2, 2012

Herbivorous And Loving It 

sharon palmer

Enter the Era of Plant-Based Eating

So long Atkins! A diet full of flora is the new craze.

June 24, 2012



Hold the Dressing? Not So Fast

A new study says our bodies don’t readily absorb nutrients from veggies, like beta-carotene and lycopene, without a little fat.

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 29, 2012

What Would You Do-oo-oo? 

ice cream

Warning: That Cone Could Be Habit-Forming

A new study looks into the brain activity behind ice cream cravings.

February 10, 2012

Happier Hearts 

deep fryer

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.

January 18, 2012

Celebrity Cook 

doughnut burger

Deen Announces Diabetes, Stands By Cooking

What does it mean when a cook known for her generosity with butter announces she has been living with type 2 diabetes for three years?

December 14, 2011

Revenue Loss 

granola bar

Junk Food Ban Gone Too Far? Seattle Schools Think So

Students are buying Seattle school's healthy vending options, leading to a significant loss in funds that support school activities like clubs and sports.

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