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Big Food Wants Final Say Over Health Reports

The story behind the first U.S. dietary guidelines explains why, to this day, the decades of science supporting a more plant-based diet have yet to fully translate into public policy. George McGove…

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Gluten-Fewer: Why the Gluten-Free Industry is Ill-Defined

An estimated 1 percent of the U.S. population struggles with some form of celiac disease (an autoimmune disorder in which gluten damages the lining of the small intestine) or gluten intolerance. It do…

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We’re Getting Too Fat

The federal government just released the 7th edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans--their nutritional guidelines created to promote health, reduce the risk of chronic diseases, and to help…

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