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articles by: Brandi, selected from Diets in Review

CDC Releases New Anti-Smoking Ads

You may have noticed this week that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched a new part of its "Tips from Former Smokers" campaign. The ads, which hit began running on July 7,…

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Vast Study Tells You How to Slow Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Fun fact of the day: The mortality rate for non-vegetarians is almost 20 percent higher than that for vegetarians and semi-vegetarians according to a new study. Also discovered in that study, a vegeta…

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New Study: What Fracking Can Do to Your Hormones

Thought you already knew all the health risks associated with fracking? A new study may have you thinking again. Study results presented at the International Society of Endocrinology and the Endocr…

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Your Cheese: What the FDA Really Wants With It

Think everyone loves artisanal cheeses? You may have to remove the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from that list. Since 2012, they've made it known they're no fan of some aspects of artisanal chee…

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Pom Victorious Over Coke in Ruling from Supreme Court

A door may have just opened for litigation against deceptive labeling of food products. On Thursday the Supreme Court sided with juice company Pom Wonderful in their case against the Coca-Cola Co. …

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Panera Bread Announces Refreshing New Food Policy

Finally, a restaurant has realized that we don’t want to have to choose between quality food and quick food. In a move honoring the company's commitment to serving food that's good and good for you, P…

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The Diet That Can Lower Your Heart Disease Risk

Low-carbohydrate diets have long been heralded as a way to lose weight. The same can be, and has been, said about vegan diets. Now new research is indicating that combining the two into a low-carb veg…

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10,000 Toddlers are Taking ADHD Medication

The most common behavioral disorder of childhood is Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). However, experts are concerned with the number of kids being prescribed strong medications for it a…

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Gluten Sensitivity May Not Actually Exist

Those who follow gluten-free diets usually come in one of three types: those who have celiac disease, those who have some other gluten intolerance, and those who have jumped on the gluten-free bandwag…

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5 Tips for a Perfectly Healthy Summer

There's no denying that summer is here. Though it doesn't officially arrive until late June, the warm temperatures most of us are facing are certainly more summery than spring-like. Since summer ha…

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