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There’s a New Natural Sugar Substitute…

There’s a new alternative sweetener getting ready to hit the market, and it’s called allulose (also D-Psicose). Under the brand names of Dolcia Prima and AllSweet Low-Calorie Sugar, this sweetener cla…


The Secret to Finding Your Perfect Energy Bar

Whether you’re an athlete, a parent on the run, or just trying to get through a long day at the office, most people pack an energy bar now and then. But, not all energy bars are created equal. Some ar…


5 Foods That Can Be Surprisingly Inflammatory

Just because a food is generally regarded as healthy, that doesn’t mean it is necessarily the right choice for YOU. Here are 5 foods that are often considered smart choices that may actually contribut…


Kraft Mac & Cheese Plans to Drop Artificial Ingredients

Kraft has recently announced that it will no longer use synthetic colors and artificial preservatives to create that familiar neon orange hue of its original mac & cheese. By January 2016, Kraft w…


What’s In Your Wasabi? 5 Foods That Aren’t What They Seem

You’d like to think that the name of a food would adequately describe what it is, but that is certainly not always the case. Unfortunately, there are a lot of mystery foods out there. Here are 5 foods…


A Soda A Day Increases Cancer Risk

It's no secret that soda consumption is directly linked to obesity, but could a can a day also be linked to cancer? According to a Swedish study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition…


Do You Know the Difference Between Artificial and Natural Flavors in Food?

According to a report by the Environmental Working Group, natural flavour is not much better than artificial flavor. Read on to find out why. A growing number of American consumers are opting for "…


Is Test Tube Meat in Our Near Futures?

Whether you are a carnivore or not, we all can agree that the bulk of our meat production industry is unsustainable, inhumane and unhealthy. Factory farms are bad for the environment, the animals, and…


The Big Problem with Girl Scout Cookies

Girl Scouts -- if you want to make the world a better place, start with your cookies. I understand why the Girl Scouts sell cookies. Everyone loves cookies. The Girl Scout cookie fundraiser is a sp…


Kick the Junk out of Your Halloween Treats

BOO! It's that time of the year again! Jack-o-lanterns and cackling witches and giggling ghosts galore! It's a spirited time of the year, when sugar-highs abound and grocery store aisles overflow with…


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