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Is Sugar Killing You?

April 1st, 2014 | by Jennifer Kaplan

A recent study found a significant relationship between added sugar consumption and increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease. A recent [&hellip


High Protein Diet Risky as Smoking, Study Finds

March 5th, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton

Calling all Atkins, Paleo, and standard American diet eaters -- listen up! 'More animal protein' does not mean 'more health and happiness.' According to a study published Tuesday in Cell Metabolism, people who consume lots of animal protein in their middle years should instead expect it to mean 'more cancer, diabetes, and premature mortality.'


7 Surprising Superfoods for Budget-Conscious Cooks

March 4th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Superfoods like goji berries and raw cacao may have a lot of health benefits, but they're also out of reach for a lot of us who are trying to feed ourselves and our families on tight budgets. Check out these surprising superfoods that are as budget-friendly as they are healthy!


Is sugar addictive?

February 3rd, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

It's a white powder that makes you feel great. You crave it, and after eating some you usually want just a little more. You know it's bad for you, and you can stop any time. Really, you can


5 Reasons Leafy Greens Beat Milk for Bone Health

November 25th, 2013 | by Ginny Messina

Milk and other dairy foods are relative newcomers to human diets. They didn’t appear in meals until the advent of agriculture, some ten thousand years ago. But our early ancestors had no trouble getting enough calcium before that. Their calcium came from wild leafy greens


Top News From the Food Front: GMO Labeling Loss, Bee-tastrophe, Custody McFail, and BPA Badness

November 9th, 2013 | by Tanya Sitton

This week's news features mega-GMO-developments, bee-tastrophe, equine death sentence commutation, and a parenting win transformed heartbreakingly into a McFail. BPA does more damage than you thought, and the FDA finally takes on trans fats -- is it progress, or only 'progress'? From the lighter side of the news world, a new study reveals that an ounce of nutritional education provides a pound of healthiness for poor families. Read on, for the week's best news in food!


Food Pyramid for Vegetarians and Vegans

October 19th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe

Looking for a more plant-centric food pyramid? Whether you're vegetarian, vegan, or an omnivore, this one can help you eat a little healthier



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