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3 ‘Healthy’ Foods That Aren’t Necessarily Healthy

Foods we often think of as healthy can contain ingredients that turn them into unhealthy foods. "Natural" and "healthy" tag lines on the packaging can fool us into making poor choices. "The best wa…

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Genetically-Modified Salmon Insufficiently Tested for Safety

The US Food and Drug Administration is in the process of assessing genetically-modified salmon created by the US-based corporation AquaBounty Technologies for possible approval for human consumption. …

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12 Best Genetically-Modified-Free Grocery Stores

Sorry Safeway and Kroger:  while consumers applaud your recent decision to ban genetically-modified salmon from your stores, it’s not enough to make the cut for the Top 12 Right to Know Grocers as ide…

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Safeway, Kroger Say ‘No’ to Genetically-Modified Salmon

The two largest American grocery chains, Safeway and Kroger, join the growing list of grocery stores that are saying "no" to genetically-modified (GM) salmon.  According to a story in the Los Angeles …

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Grilled Food May Be Frying Your Brain

Barbecue season may still be several months away, but a new study suggests that firing up the grill fewer times this summer may be one of the best things you can do for your brain. It's all about m…

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17 Whole Grain Foods from Diet Experts

Only a fraction of Americans (eight percent of adults and three percent of children) are consuming the right amount of whole grains, according to a new nationwide study. University of Minnesota res…

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How Sugar Can Make You Sick

A new study linking sugar and increased risk of dying from heart problems may have you thinking twice about digging in to that Valentine’s Day candy box. It may seem like a logical connection—after…

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How Your Genes Can Help You Fit into Your Jeans

Diet fads are a dime a dozen, but it often seems as though there's no one-size-fits all plan for fitting into your ideal pants size. That may be about to change, thanks to a pioneering study from the …

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How Your Diet is Making You Depressed

Your daily dietary choices may be upping your risk of depression by more than 40 percent, according to a new study. Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health conducted a long-term analys…

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The Simple Diet Tweak That Can Keep Your Brain Healthy

Elders who eat diets high in sugar are nearly four times as likely to develop mild cognitive impairment, a common precursor of Alzheimer's disease, according to a recent study. Researchers from the…

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