Give Now

Earth Eats: Real Food, Green Living

Posts tagged health

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


workers stocking food at a food bank

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


mcdonalds fries

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


cans of soda

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


woman on smartphone

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


share a coke

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.

August 29, 2014



Hypoallergenic Nuts Could Be Solution For Allergy Sufferers

Researchers are looking for ways to combat nut allergies, which have been on the rise over the past decade.

August 11, 2014


mushrooms on cutting board

Mushrooms Masquerading As Meat

Chefs are figuring out how to stealthily add mushrooms to ground beef to cut fat and calories without sacrificing flavor.

July 10, 2014



Mounting Complaints About Food In Midwest Prisons

Maggots were found in two Ohio prisons on June 30, and this wasn't the first complaint against Aramark Correctional Services.

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.

June 13, 2014


Staff serves vegetables at an elementary school

Rivals Square Off For School Food Fight

Health advocates and a school nutrition lobby group are bracing for battle as an opt-out provision for school lunch rules moves through the U.S. House.

May 22, 2014


school lunch

Healthy School Lunch Rules In Danger

Some school districts are complaining of financial losses since healthy school lunch rules went into effect in 2012. House Republicans have proposed a solution.

May 20, 2014



1.8 Million Pounds Of Beef Recalled After Illnesses Reported

Eleven people across four states have fallen ill after consuming contaminated beef. The USDA has traced the outbreak to Detroit-based Wolverine Packing Company.

May 2, 2014


organic pears

What Does ‘Organic’ Label Really Mean?

What "organic" means to the USDA and what it means to consumers may be two different things.

« Previous PageNext Page »

What is RSS? RSS makes it possible to subscribe to a website's updates instead of visiting it by delivering new posts to your RSS reader automatically. Choose to receive some or all of the updates from Earth Eats:

Support For Indiana Public Media Comes From

About Earth Eats

Search Earth Eats

Earth Eats on Twitter

Earth Eats on Flickr

Harvest Public Media