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How Innovation And Entreprenuership Affect What We Eat And Our Health

Bill_Robinson | Posted 07.26.2016 | Business
Bill_Robinson

Whether it's health-related concerns or pure vanity, the search for knowledge about what's in our foods and eliminating certain ingredients or foods altogether has completely overtaken society.

Is It Time To Stop Talking About The Benefits Of Breastfeeding?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 07.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Grayson

The following post is the third in a series of excerpts adapted from Unlatched: The Evolution of Breastfeeding and the Making of a Controversy by Jenn...

FDA Deceptions Enabled the Marketing of GMOs

Judy Frankel | Posted 12.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Judy Frankel

A trove of official documents reveals that the FDA knew genetically-engineered foods (GE foods or GMOs) pose unique risks to humans as far back as 199...

'Generally' Recognized as Safe Food Additives May Not Be So Safe

Alison Brown, M.S. | Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Alison Brown, M.S.

Drawing parallels to the U.S. judicial system, the FDA operates on the premise that the chemicals in our food are "innocent until proven guilty," but in fact don't even carry out an objective and unbiased trial.

Reasonable Certainty of No Harm?

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 10.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

The FDA could easily ban unnecessary ingredients like partially hydrogenated vegetable oil, mycoprotein, Red 3, and BHA. And it could set safe conditions of use on substances like sugar and salt. But the FDA has done nothing about, or has even defended, each of those unsavory substances.

What You Don't Know About Processed Food

Andy Bellatti | Posted 04.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Andy Bellatti

Writer Melanie Warner, whose new behind-the-scenes-look-at-the-world-of-processed-foods book, Pandora's Lunchbox, is out this week, spent the past year and a half investigating how processed foods are actually made.

Pepsi Next: The Last Thing America Needs

Andy Bellatti | Posted 05.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Andy Bellatti

"Health and wellness" may be cited as motivators behind Pepsi NEXT, but America needs mid-calorie soda as much as the Gulf of Mexico needs another oil spill. May I suggest drinking more water? What a concept!

Spiritual Solutions #18: The Law of Intention and Desire

Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

By Deepak Chopra Deepak Chopra and Annie Bond Annie Bond Attention and Intention Inherent in every intention and desire is the mechanics for its ...