OOPS! Maybe Breakfast ISN’T That Important

OOPS! Maybe Breakfast ISN’T That Important

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, or so we have been indoctrinated to believe since early childhood. It’s not just our mothers who pressed us to put some morsels in our mouths; they had the generous help … Continue reading

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Diet Cola, Aspartame, and Cancer

Diet Cola, Aspartame, and Cancer

Will drinking one or two cans of diet cola per day increase your risk of cancer? That’s a question that many people would love to get a clear cut answer to. Unfortunately, it is virtually impossible to design and execute … Continue reading

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Salty Baby? Our Sodium Preference May Be Set During Infancy

Salty Baby? Our Sodium Preference May Be Set During Infancy

Our craving preference for salt begins as early as infancy, according to new research published by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. In an interesting experiment, researchers were able to show that the first types of solid foods given to … Continue reading

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Recent Study: We’re Consuming Less Sugar. Or Are We?

Recent Study: We’re Consuming Less Sugar. Or Are We?

A study recently published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has some good news: Between the years 2000 and 2008, our daily intake of added sugars has gone down from 3.5 ounces to 2.7 ounces. That’s almost a 25% … Continue reading

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Which is Healthier for Me – Tea or Coffee ?

Which is Healthier for Me – Tea or Coffee ?

Inhabitants of earth can be roughly divided in to 2 groups: tea lovers and coffee addicts. Some countries are home to many more of one kind than the other. The US is a coffee nation, but the UK and many … Continue reading

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Study: Organic Not More Nutritious. So What!

Study: Organic Not More Nutritious. So What!

The organic and conventional food camps have another new study to argue over. This one is published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition: A “disappointingly small” number of well-designed studies have looked at whether organic foods may have health … Continue reading

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Good News/Bad News – Changes in America’s Soft Drink Consumption Habits

Good News/Bad News – Changes in America’s Soft Drink Consumption Habits

Image by Getty Images via Daylife A bit of good news this week. 16 million less Americans are drinking sugary soft drinks now compared to 6 years ago (68% of adults vs 76%). This, from a report published by Mintel, … Continue reading

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