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Here’s how the top 25 restaurant chains rate.
David Schardt • September 23, 2016 • Be the First to Comment
Topic: Food Safety
Most of the antibiotics sold in the United States aren’t used to treat sick people. More than half—some estimates go as high as 80 percent—are routinely given to chickens, turkeys, Read More
Unfortunately, there's no good evidence that fermented noni juice from Hawaii cures cancer.
David Schardt • September 21, 2016 • 1 Comment
Eighteen years ago, a Utah bottler of a tropical fruit called noni paid $100,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by the states of California, Texas, New Jersey, and Arizona. The Read More
Why does FDA allow companies to add phosphates to foods without showing they’re safe?
David Schardt • September 19, 2016 • 1 Comment
Topic: What Not to Eat
Obesity, hypertension, diabetes, smoking. All are known to increase the risk of kidney disease. Now a number of scientists are worried that the list should also include the phosphorus in Read More
Older generations can be misled, too.
Lindsay Moyer • September 16, 2016 • Be the First to Comment
Topic: What to Eat
Lucky enough to be born between the early 1980s and 2000? Whether or not you want to think of yourself as a “millennial,” food marketers have their eyes on you.
Roughly Read More
“Women in particular should take note of the results,” says cancer expert.
David Schardt • September 14, 2016 • Read Comments (4)
Topic: Diet and Weight Loss
How much you weigh is even more important than previously thought for avoiding cancer. That’s the conclusion of a new review of cancer research by a World Health Organization agency.
There Read More
Remember the quaint “family-size” bottle of Coca-Cola?
David Schardt • September 12, 2016 • Read Comments (5)
Topic: Sugar in Food
“What would you like to drink with that?” asks the waitress. Think twice before you answer.
Your body may not register the calories in drinks as well as it does the calories in food. So when you down a soda or other liquid calories before or with a meal, you may not eat less food later in the day to compensate. Making matters worse: serving sizes for beverages are ballooning…as are Americans.
Beverages are a huge contributor to obesity. They’re major players that often get overlooked. Read More
You may know the worst, but you’re probably not even thinking of the fifth most germy.
David Schardt • September 9, 2016 • Read Comments (3)
Topic: Food Safety
NSF International visited 22 Michigan homes a few years ago and took swabs of the 26 locations thought to be the most touched by people living there. These are the Read More
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