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Poultry and Penile Cancer

One of the reasons itís so difficult to study the relationship between diet and cancer is because many dietary behaviors are associated with non-dietary behaviors. For example, one of the reasons we u…

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How Clean Are Your Eggs?

Do you routinely wash your eggs before you break them and cook them? I certainly donít, and that is why I was so baffled when, after visiting a local farm and walking away with a dozen fresh eggs, the…

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Arsenic Found in Factory-Farmed Chicken & Rice

Odorless and tasteless, arsenic is a metalloid that is somewhat naturally occurring in drinking water supplies and can cause the thickening and discoloration of the skin, stomach pain, nausea, vomitin…

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Some Carbon Monoxide With Your Meat?

By Lacy J. Hansen for DietsInReview.com Have you ever heard of atmospheric packaging before? Youíre not alone. Apparently those crafty words refer to the modified packaging the meat industry has in…

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Arsenic in Chicken & Brown Rice Syrup

Last week, a group of Dartmouth researchers released an analysis of foods containing organic brown rice syrup that found concerning levels of arsenic, a human carcinogen also associated with increased…

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Whatís in a Fast Food Burger?

Last week, McDonald's announced that they would stop using ammonia-treated trimmings in their hamburgers. Dubbed "pink slime" by a USDA microbiologist, ammoniated beef is one of many surprises found i…

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MRSA Superbugs in U.S. Retail Meat

MRSA, methicillin resistant Staph aureus, now kills more Americans every year than AIDS, and it's invaded our meat supply. Last week, the largest survey of U.S. retail meat was published and found the…

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Antioxidants: Plant vs. Animal Foods

In the beginning, blueberries were the best. Then walnuts took the title, then wild blueberries took it back. Then small red beans were considered the #1 most antioxidant-packed food (that is, until h…

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Chicken Skin: You Have Got to Be Chicken Kidding Me?

The world of food consciousness is as much about the pleasure and refinement of the dining experience as it is about indulgent and frivolous trends. For every one step towards real culinary innovation…

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The Chicken That Should be Banned

There's no doubt about it. Processed food like that from McDonald's is just not part of a healthful diet Ė in fact, much of it cannot even pass for real food. I am very grateful I can say I hav…

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