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Posts tagged heart disease

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.

December 12, 2013

Got Milk? 

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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.

November 15, 2013

The Final Countdown  

A kernel of popcorn

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.

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.

April 9, 2013

Eating For Trillions 

steak

Gut Bacteria May Connect Red Meat and Heart Disease

Riding a wave of new research on microflora and health, a study published this week suggests a link between the critters in our bellies and heart disease.

March 12, 2013

Sausage Study 

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Processed Meats Linked To Heart Disease, Cancer

A study released Thursday found an increased risk of early death with high processed meat intake.

October 10, 2012

Good For Your 

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5 Questions About Superfoods

What superfoods should I be eating? Are they more nutrient-rich when eaten raw or cooked? What makes them so super anyway? Your questions answered!

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.

June 24, 2012

 

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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.

February 8, 2012

Super Salty 

salt shaker

Too Much Salt In Americans’ Diets

Nine out of ten Americans eat too much salt, and the bad news is in what foods that salt can be found.

July 19, 2011

Obesity Epidemic 

Man In A Hospital Mask

F As In Fat: What Americans Can Do To Be Healthier

This comprehensive study shows that many factors affect the obesity crisis, notably restrictions individuals face in their access to exercise and healthy food.

March 3, 2011

Sugary Beverages 

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More Bad News For Soda Drinkers

Your daily can of pop may increase your risk for high blood pressure and psychological dependency, even if it's diet soda.

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.

February 14, 2011

Mental Health 

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Feeling Depressed? Trans Fat Might Be The Reason

Unhealthy fats are believed to lead to biological changes in the body linked with both heart disease and depression.

August 4, 2010

Factory Farming 

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Nicolette Hahn Niman: Eating Less Meat, But Eating Better Meat

The second part of a three part series, Nicolette Hahn Niman talks about becoming a vegetarian and how we can move away from factory farming.

May 27, 2010

Food Safety 

A pile of assorted canned foods.

What’s Really In Packaged Foods? Two Studies On BPA And Bacteria

Two new studies regarding trace contaminants in packaged foods - High bacteria counts in Canadian bottled water and high levels of BPA in canned goods.

November 17, 2009

Food Safety 

Large cans of food in a grocery isle.

Canned Foods, BPA and Sexual Health

Recent studies link bisphenol-A, a chemical commonly found in canned foods and plastic bottles, to erectile dysfunction and other health problems

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