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A Weight Loss App that Feeds the Hungry

September 13th, 2014 | by Mary Gerush

Who couldn't stand to lose a few pounds? What if you had a free weight loss app to help you? And using that app also benefitted your local food bank


Top News from the Food Front: Vegan Romance, GMO Controversy, Organic Boomtime

April 12th, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton

What's new in food news? Great things and foolish things! Veganism boosts sexytime, organics go mainstream, and states take action against agricultural abuse of antibiotics. Meanwhile the GMO labeling battle rages, the biotech industry throws well-funded hissyfits, and U.S. trade suffers because we can't get our GMO problem under control. Read on, for the week's best and worst news in food!


Get Juiced: Lean and Green

June 4th, 2012 | by Jessi Stafford

For whatever reason you might be drawn to upping your all-natural juice intake, and for whatever duration, it is a great way to get a high volume of nutrients in a small package.


Vegucated Brings Health (and Puns) to New Yorkers

April 12th, 2012 | by Jessi Stafford

Now, there is a new vegan documentary on the block. Vegucated makes more apparent the tie between eating vegan and making a conscious decision not to support industrial agriculture. But it also shows that eschewing meat and dairy isn't just a walk in the park. It can be a really trying experience, even if you strongly feel it is the ethical choice for you


FDA Panel Backs ‘Obesity Pill’ Qnexa, Despite Safety Concerns

February 24th, 2012 | by Tanya Sitton

On Wednesday an FDA advisory panel recommended approval of Qnexa, a newly developed and previously rejected weight loss drug. But dieters could get more than new pant sizes: poorly understood Qnexa health risks include heart problems, psychiatric symptoms, and birth defects



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