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Will Environmentalists Fall For Faux Fish Made From Plants?

Will Environmentalists Fall For Faux Fish Made From Plants?

| January 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

A handful of chefs and food companies are experimenting with fish-like alternatives to seafood. But the market is still a few steps behind plant-based products for meat and dairy.

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Clean Up Those Contaminated Chicken Parts, USDA Tells Industry

Clean Up Those Contaminated Chicken Parts, USDA Tells Industry

| January 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

The government wants to make your chicken meat safer to handle. The USDA is proposing legal limits on the chicken parts that are contaminated with salmonella bacteria.

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How Your Food Gets The ‘Non-GMO’ Label

How Your Food Gets The ‘Non-GMO’ Label

| January 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Demand for foods certified as GMO-free is ballooning. Increasingly, it’s conventional companies that want to earn the label. Here’s how a company gets into the non-GMO game.

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Marijuana Edibles: Cannabis Goes Gourmet

Marijuana Edibles: Cannabis Goes Gourmet

| January 20, 2015 | 1 Comment

Cannabis-infused treats are no longer limited to your pan of pot brownies made from a box mix. Nope, edibles are all grown up, and they have good taste. So, if you are looking to medicate with the delicious in mind, look no further. Here are our top 5 picks.

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Start Your New Year’s Diet Off Right with Homemade Nut Milks

Start Your New Year’s Diet Off Right with Homemade Nut Milks

| January 17, 2015 | 5 Comments

The almond milks that fill grocery stores these days are full of sugar and/or stabilizers, and (worse) they hardly even taste the nuts from which they’re made. It’s far better to make it at home. Nut milks are simple, and you don’t need anything more than a blender and a strainer. Kate Williams will show you how.

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GMO Potatoes Have Arrived. But Will Anyone Buy Them?

GMO Potatoes Have Arrived. But Will Anyone Buy Them?

| January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

New GMO potatoes don’t bruise as easily, and, when fried, they have less of a potentially harmful chemical. Yet some big chip and french fry makers won’t touch them because of the stigma of GMOs.

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What Might Be Missing From MyPlate? Water

What Might Be Missing From MyPlate? Water

| January 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Since the 2010 Dietary Guidelines, more evidence has piled up showing the benefits of drinking water and the risks of sugary beverages. So scientists say it’s time for a water symbol on MyPlate.

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Bite Back At Bad Cholesterol: Eat An Avocado A Day

Bite Back At Bad Cholesterol: Eat An Avocado A Day

| January 8, 2015 | 1 Comment

Researchers have long known that avocados have “good” fats. But they didn’t know if daily avocado consumption might affect cardiovascular disease risk factors. So they designed a study to find out.

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From Paleo To Plant-Based, New Report Ranks Top Diets Of 2015

From Paleo To Plant-Based, New Report Ranks Top Diets Of 2015

| January 6, 2015 | 2 Comments

The caveman way of eating ranked near the bottom of a list of 35 diets ranked by medical and nutrition experts. The winners? The Mediterranean-like DASH and the plant-centric Ornish eating plan.

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Tapping Into Turmeric’s Superfood Powers

Tapping Into Turmeric’s Superfood Powers

| January 1, 2015 | 3 Comments

A guide to reaping the health benefits of curcumin, the ingredient found in this ancient spice that’s gaining new recognition for its proven anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

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Inside The Indiana Megadairy Making Coca-Cola’s New Milk

Inside The Indiana Megadairy Making Coca-Cola’s New Milk

| December 26, 2014 | 3 Comments

Coca-Cola got a lot of attention in November when it announced it was going into the milk business. In fact, its extra-nutritious milk product was invented by some dairy farmers in Indiana.

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Farm Fresh? Natural? Eggs Not Always What They’re Cracked Up To Be

Farm Fresh? Natural? Eggs Not Always What They’re Cracked Up To Be

| December 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Egg cartons these days are often plastered with an array of terms that can confuse and even mislead consumers. Here’s a glossary of carton jargon for the wannabe informed egg buyer.

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Will a Juice a Day Keep the Doctor Away? Bay Area Juiceries Entice Us to Drink to Our Health

Will a Juice a Day Keep the Doctor Away? Bay Area Juiceries Entice Us to Drink to Our Health

| December 9, 2014 | 3 Comments

Cold pressed juices continue to gain popularity because of their potential health benefits, but there are pros and cons to adding them to your daily diet.

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Fringe No More: ‘Ancient Grains’ Will Soon Be A Cheerios Variety

Fringe No More: ‘Ancient Grains’ Will Soon Be A Cheerios Variety

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

General Mills helped define the industrial era of American breakfasting with its ringlets of processed oats. Soon, it’ll put out a version with “ancient grains,” which aren’t, actually, very ancient.

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