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8 Ways to Avoid Food Poisoning This Summer

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that about 1 in 6 Americans (thatís 48 million people!) gets sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases each year.† …

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What Grocery Shopping Really Does to Your Brain

Iím convinced the American food supply is determining our body weight as much as caloric intake, genetics, metabolism, exercise and self-control. I stand at the end of a well-lit grocery aisle se…

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7 Biggest Grocery Store Mistakes

Food prices are on the rise, and grocers' profit margins are slim. So it's no surprise that they'll do anything they can to get you to fork over your hard-earned cash. Overspending, wasting food, and …

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8 ‘Staple’ Foods to Avoid at the Grocery Store

A lot of so-called "staple" items that we buy at the grocery store are loaded with unnecessary and sometimes harmful ingredients. They are simply not as essential as we've been lead to believe, and ca…

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Beware! The 6 Most Mislabeled Foods

It is unthinkable that we allow companies to get away with blatant dishonesty on food labels. All ingredients should be listed, no matter what. †Be wary when you buy these 6 foods, and seek out their …

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Do ‘Best By’ Dates Really Matter?

Would you be open to eating food that has aged past the dubious "sell by/use by" date? Former president of Trader Joe's, Doug Rauch, certainly hopes so. He is in the works of opening a new restaurant-…

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Nutrition on a Recession Budget

by Dr. Kristina L. Sargent, DC, Contributor to Holistic Nutrition on Allthingshealing.com In this economy, finances are a stressor, and the food budget is one place you may be able to cut expenses…

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Are We All Victims of the Diabolical Grocery Shrink Ray?

We have been hearing about the coming rise in the price of consumer goods set to hit us like a wave of price hikes and less bang for your buck. But walk into your local grocery store and things may no…

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Want Healthier Shopping Habits? Pay With Cash

By Rachel Cernansky, Planet Green The results of a new study [PDF] show that using a credit card to buy groceries means you're more likely to purchase junk food. According to the researchers,…

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Trying to Get a Handle on the Cult of Trader Joe’s

There are few large-scale businesses that evoke such adoration and loyalty as Trader Joe's. Think about it. Name an airline, a car company, a department store, or an electronics brand (ok, maybe Apple…

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