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February 19, 2015


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Shifting Priorities In Health Sound Alarm For Packaged Foods

Remember how everything was "low-fat" in the 1990s? Today's shift from low-fat, packaged foods to fresh, healthier food is worrying the packaged food industry.

February 10, 2015


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Eat Organics For Lower Levels Of Pesticides

In the largest study of its kind, researchers have found lower levels of pesticides in those who consume organic foods.

February 3, 2015


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Toddler Meals Contain Too Much Salt And Sugar

According to a new study, consuming too much salt and sugar from packaged foods starts at a young age.

January 22, 2015


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How Much Pizza Are Children Actually Eating?

It's cheap, it's convenient and it's a staple for many young Americans. Pizza is a big player in children's diets.

January 13, 2015


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Feeding Body, Mind And Soul With Family Dinners

Eating dinner as a family has been shown to do everything from boost nutritional intake to boost vocabulary in children.

January 12, 2015


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Indiana Bill Would Block Local Control Over Factory Farms

An Indiana state senator has introduced a bill that would remove local counties' ability to block large-scale livestock operations within their jurisdiction.

January 8, 2015



Will The USDA Advise Us To Eat Less Meat?

Eat less meat for the environment? A draft recommendation for the USDA says so.

December 30, 2014



January 2015: A Preview Of Upcoming Food News

2015 is kicking off with big news globally for food.

December 24, 2014


fast food

Fast Food Consumption Negatively Affects Test Scores (Study)

Too much fast food doesn't only harm your body. A new study finds it affects the brains of school students.

December 15, 2014


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A Year Later, Food Banks Struggle With SNAP Cuts

Last November, food assistance recipients saw across-the-board cuts, causing more to turn to food banks to fill the gap.

November 19, 2014


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Is McDonald’s Just Saying No To GMO Potatoes?

McDonald's released a statement saying the company does not source genetically modified potatoes.

November 13, 2014


chocolate ice cream

Is “Comfort Food” Really Comforting?

Trying to fight that bad mood with food? Think again.

November 6, 2014


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Berkeley Succeeds In Passing First Soda Tax

But another California city, San Francisco, saw its proposed law to tax sugary beverages go down in defeat.

October 29, 2014


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New App Uncovers What’s Really In Your Food

Packaged foods are designed for taste, not health, and the nutrition labels don't tell you the whole story.

October 22, 2014



Have An Allergy-Free Halloween

Halloween candy is risky business for kids with food allergies, but the Teal Project is making it safe for all to Trick-or-Treat.

September 25, 2014


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Share A Coke: Catchy Campaign Is Not Without Concerns

Did you share a Coke this summer? Coca-Cola's successful campaign featured names and social media promotion geared toward Millenials.

September 23, 2014



Fruit May Reduce Stroke, Heart Disease Risk

The first of its kind in China, a major study of nearly 500,000 people finds that fruit consumption can decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease.

September 10, 2014



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.

September 8, 2014



Perdue Goes Antibiotic-Free With Hatching Chicks

In what's considered a big step for the chicken industry, Perdue has announced most of its chickens are now antibiotic-free.

September 4, 2014



Train Your Brain To Crave Healthy Food

Scientists are encouraged by the brain's adaptation to the healthy foods and the use of behavioral therapy in overweight patients.

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