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5 Things Never To Feed Your Child

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 03.26.2012 | Parents
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

Today, I often get questions from parents regarding the healthiest foods to give their children. More often than not, they don't like my answers. Do you ever wonder about how the foods you're giving your child today may affect him or her tomorrow? Here are five to steer clear of.

Hot Dogs For Labor Day? Here Are The Best of the Wurst!

Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. | Posted 11.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.

During Hot Dog Season, Memorial Day to Labor Day, Americans typically consume 7 billion hot dogs! And while hot dogs are not exactly a health professional's favorite food, you don't have to ditch your dog completely this Labor Day.

Chinese Butcher Gets Life Sentence For Toxic Pig Offal

AP | Posted 08.13.2011 | Home

BEIJING -- A Chinese butcher was sentenced to life in prison on Saturday for adding industrial-grade nitrates to meat that were blamed in a man's pois...

Nitrogen Fertilizer's Toll: Not Just Dead Zones

Donald Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Donald Carr

It is time for agriculture to dramatically reduce the millions of pounds of nitrogen pollution that flow off farms every year and then contaminate public waterways and drinking water supplies.