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Why Is Processed Food So Bad for You?

Michael Hobbes | Posted 10.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Hobbes

Corporations won't make us healthier because capitalism makes it impossible for them to do so.

Easy Does It: 7 Healthy Foods and Drinks That Can Become Unhealthy

JJ Virgin | Posted 08.28.2013 | Healthy Living
JJ Virgin

These seven foods and drinks are dose-dependent: Whereas a little bit can be healthy and even pleasurable, too much can create weight gain, inflammation, liver issues, and in one case, death.

Horses and People: Who's Whispering?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 08.13.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The lore and the legend of the horse whisperer honors a whisper heard, not spoken. That all of us could learn to hear and understand horses better might matter to some more than others. That we might all learn to hear and understand one another better matters to us all.

10 Food Label Tricks To Avoid In 2012

Robert J. Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 03.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Robert J. Davis, Ph.D.

After overindulging during the holidays, many of us have resolved to eat a healthier diet in the new year. But doing so means choosing the right foods, and too often misleading food labels prompt us to purchase items that we think are good for us but really aren't.

Trashables: Oscar Mayer's Lunchables Are Nasty -- But the Message to Kids Is Worse

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 02.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

While Oscar Mayer's non-ironic slogan states, "It doesn't get any better than this," one is tempted to substitute the word "grosser" for "better."

Nutrition Is Best Viewed Holistically

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 06.01.2011 | Home
David Katz, M.D.

Food cannot be judged one component at a time any better than elephants can.

The Future Of Medicine Is Nutrition

T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D. | Posted 02.06.2014 | Healthy Living
T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D.

NIH, which is the most influential research funding agency in the world, is comprised of 27 institutes, centers and programs and not one is named the Institute of Nutrition.

USDA Food Atlas Tool Brings You Closer To Your Food

Planet Green | Sara Novak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Your Food Environment Atlas is a new interactive web tool that allows users to find local farmers' markets, farms, and other local producers. But it g...