Sugar headache: Causes, conditions, and prevention
Rapid swings in blood sugar levels from to eating too much sugar or too little sugar can sometimes cause headaches. Learn more in this article. Source: Sugar headache: Causes, conditions, Read more
Safety Concerns Associated with Parabens?
Zoe Diana Draelos, M.D.Safety concerns over parabens arose because they mimic estrogen by binding to estrogen receptors. Parabens have been considered as a possible cause of early puberty Read more
Parents’ Alarming Claims About MiraLAX
For the past few years, the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has been quietly conducting an FDA-grant funded study into parents’ reports of devastating side effects from Read more
Celiac Disease and Gluten-Free Claims on Uncontaminated Oats
Health Canada consultation summary report Celiac Disease and Gluten-Free Claims on Uncontaminated Read more
What’s a2 Milk® ? Watch the Video & Read Our Story | a2 Milk® USA
Our a2 Milk® cows naturally produce A1 beta-casein free milk that’s easy to digest. Read more about the science of our milk, & the story behind our company! Source: What’s Read more
#GiveHealthy uses technology so that people can donate fresh fruits, fresh vegetables and other healthy food that matches what local hunger-relief organizations need, wherever those Read more
Stop Donating Canned Goods to Food Banks?
Tristin Hopper: Charity is great, but it’s best to not do it in the most inefficient way imaginable Source: I’m begging you: Stop donating canned goods to food Read more
Ghee: Better Than Butter? – dLife
By Franziska Spritzler, RD, CDE Ghee has become quite popular in certain circles lately. It’s been praised as an alternative to butter that provides additional Read more
Flacking for GMOs: How the Biotech Industry Cultivates Positive Media—and Discourages Criticism
The industry is tarring public health advocates and reporters as anti-science for raising issues the public needs to understand. That should worry us all. Source: Flacking for GMOs: How the Read more
Eat and feed with joy
How to eat and feed. Is it time to start solid foods? Feel guilty about eating the food you like? What do do about school lunch; picky eating; weight. Source: Eat and feed with Read more
The Good Food Institute: Why Good Food?
Plant-based food and cultured meat is healthy, just, and humane. Source: Why Good Food – The Good Food Read more
This Is the Best Way to Wash Apples, Researchers Say
What’s the best way to rid your Galas and Fujis of potentially risky pesticides? Source: This Is the Best Way to Wash Apples, Researchers Read more
Can Change in Diet Lower Mortality Risk?
Fish consumption may reduce disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis, a new study shows. Source: Can Change in Diet Lower Mortality Read more
Slice The Price Of Fruits And Veggies, Save 200,000 Lives?
We know eating more produce is good for your heart. Now computer models suggest slashing its price by about a third could result in dramatically lower death rates from heart disease and Read more
Is Organic More Nutritious? New Study Adds To The Evidence
Organic dairy and meat contain significantly more omega-3s than their conventional counterparts, a huge new study finds. It’s the latest research to show organic production can boost Read more
Babies Who Eat Rice Cereal Have Higher Arsenic Levels, Study Finds
Multiple studies have found that rice-based foods contain traces of arsenic. Now a study finds babies fed rice cereals and other rice-based snacks have higher concentrations of arsenic in Read more
The Full-Fat Paradox: Dairy Fat Linked To Lower Diabetes Risk
The new findings add to the evidence suggesting that full-fat dairy may have protective effects — both in cutting the risk of diabetes and in helping people control body weight. Source: Read more
Loathed By Farmers, Loved By Ancients: The Strange History Of Tiger Nuts
One of the worst weeds in the world had its start as an ancient and valuable tuber used for food and medicine. Now tiger nuts are making a comeback in the health food aisle. Source: Loathed Read more
Organic  Vs. ‘Non-GMO’
Sales of food labeled “non-GMO” are booming, and it’s starting to annoy organic food companies. They see the non-GMO label as cut-rate competition that doesn’t Read more
When Food Firms Cut The Salt, What Do They Put In Instead?
Too much salty goodness isn’t great for health. Food companies looking to cut the sodium while keeping the flavor have a promising candidate: potassium chloride. But it’s far Read more
Carrageenan Backlash: Food Firms Are Ousting A Popular Additive
Food manufacturers are under pressure to replace carrageenan, an ingredient that’s widely used in products — from protein drinks to sliced deli meat. The organic industry just moved Read more
Tax Soda To Fight Obesity, WHO Urges Nations Around The Globe
A World Health Organization report recommends fiscal policies, including taxes, that hike the retail price of sugary drinks to fend off obesity and diabetes — and the related health care Read more
A Plant-Friendly Atkins Diet Gets High Marks On List Of 2017’s Best Diets
U.S.News & World Report’s annual rankings are out, and while reviewers have a few beefs with the regular Atkins diet, the vegan version scores well. So do other plant-based diets. Read more
For Food Manufacturers, ‘Sell By’ Labels May Have Reached Their Expiration Date
Those “expiration” labels on packaged food may confuse consumers and dupe them into throwing good food in the trash. Two major food industry associations want to change that and Read more
Broth-Loving Hipsters Are Pushing Up The Price Of Bones
With bone broth mania sweeping parts of the U.S. (we see you, LA), cheap bones are harder to come by. Some broth makers are moving away from the standard beef and chicken to new bones — Read more
Gnawing Questions: Is Sugar From Fruit The Same As Sugar From Candy?
Stories about the harms of sugar have consumers wondering whether they should put the apple back on the shelf. Source: Gnawing Questions: Is Sugar From Fruit The Same As Sugar From Read more
Can the Anti-Aging Secret Be Found In … Red Wine?
Can red wine slow down the aging process? According to a new study published in Science, a compound found in the skin of grapes activates an anti-aging gene in mice that promotes longevity. Read more
Should Sugar Be Regulated Like Alcohol?
Writing in the journal Nature, UCSF pediatrician Robert Lustig and colleagues suggest regulating sugar just like alcohol and tobacco–with taxes and age limits, for example–due Read more
Should Sugar Be Taxed and Regulated?
Writing in the journal Nature, UCSF pediatrician Robert Lustig and colleagues suggest regulating sugar just like alcohol and tobacco–with taxes and age limits, for example–due Read more
Side Effects of Artificial Sweetener
People are turning to artificial sweeteners as a lower-calorie alternative to sugar. Writing in Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism, researcher Susan Swithers argues that artificial Read more
A Grain Of Truth In “Whole Grain” Labels
Whole wheat, stone-ground, multi-grain. Have food labels got you confused? Joanne Slavin, a nutrition professor at the University of Minnesota, and David Ludwig, a pediatrician and obesity Read more
Fish Oil Claims Not Supported by Research
The vast majority of clinical trials have found no evidence that fish oil supplements lower the risk of heart attack and stroke. Source: Fish Oil Claims Not Supported by Read more
New Documentary Explores What Fish Is Good For Us And The Planet?
In order to investigate how eating fish affects our health as well as the oceans, author and fisherman Paul Greenberg spent a year eating fish every day. Source: What Fish Is Good For Me Read more
Food To Cure What Ails You: When Cookbooks Treated Meals As Medicine
At the turn of the 20th century, when access to professional care was spotty, many cookbooks served up recipes for the sick — some (brandy) more appealing than others (toast water). Read more
Do Carrots Really Help Your Vision?
The orange vegetable helps us see — but that’s different from improving our vision. That said, carrots are part of a diet designed for eye health. Source: Do Carrots Really Help Read more
Some Tuna Can Carry Up To 36 Times The Toxic Chemicals Of Others. Here’s Why
When it comes to pollutant levels, researchers now say where your tuna was caught can make a huge difference. But tracking your yellowfin to the spot it was caught may be tricky. Source: Read more
More Healthful Kids Meals? Panera CEO Dishes Out A Challenge
Panera’s CEO has challenged other fast food CEOs to eat their kids menus for a week. He’s trying to start a conversation about the nutrition in these meals. Source: More Read more
The FDA Will Decide Whether 26 Ingredients Count As Fiber
Chicory root. Bamboo. Soy fiber: Manufacturers can use these to add fiber to foods. Critics say this makes snack foods seem healthy. FDA will decide if these can count as fiber on nutrition Read more
Amid GMO Strife, Food Industry Vies For Public Trust In CRISPR Technology
Mushrooms that don’t brown? Pigs resistant to diseases? Though the process does not introduce foreign genetic material into food or livestock, getting consumers to buy in will be an Read more