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“healthy eating”

Aug 19, 2015 05:55 PM ET // AFP
A genetic master-switch makes some people more prone to obesity than others, and research suggests it can be turned off. Continue reading →
Jun 17, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
The high incidence of childhood obesity is partly driven by the fact that many parents and kids don't realize how much they weigh.
Jun 11, 2015 12:57 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
Eating even small amounts of nuts combats a shocking number of deadly diseases, a new study finds. Continue reading →
Feb 25, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Food additives that are commonly used to thicken processed foods may disrupt the bacterial makeup of the gut, causing health problems.
Jan 30, 2015 06:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
IBM and Mars Inc. are teaming up to genetically sequence the microbial communities that exist in food production facilities so consumers can be better protected.
Jan 8, 2015 06:30 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
USDA diet recommendations aim to help Americans make healthy eating choices, but the guidelines may soon take into consideration the impact on the environment.
Dec 22, 2014 06:41 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A survey of medical advice offered on TV talk shows finds that much of the information is not based in science. Continue reading →
Dec 17, 2014 12:20 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A Canadian toddler has died from an infection that could have been easily treated. Continue reading →
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