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Allison Aubrey

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Class-Action Suit Alleges Chipotle's GMO-Free Campaign Is Deceptive

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

The campaign claims the chain has removed all ingredients made with genetically modified organisms from its menu, with few notable exceptions. A lawsuit says the campaign amounts to false advertising.


Sleep More, Sneeze Less: Increased Slumber Helps Prevent Colds

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Just a couple extra hours can make a real difference, a study shows. Adults who slept only five or six hours were four times more likely to get sick when exposed to a common cold virus.


If Fish Is Brain Food, Can Fish Oil Pills Boost Brains, Too?

Monday, August 31, 2015

Research suggests eating fish regularly over a lifetime is good for the brain. But when it comes to staving off cognitive decline in seniors, fish oil supplements just don't cut it, a study finds.


Rethinking Breakfast: What We Eat May Trump When We Eat

Friday, August 21, 2015

A lot of American adults aren't sitting down to breakfast anymore — they're eating on the go. And what we eat in the morning is likely more important than when we eat it.


So Long, Big Mac: Cleveland Clinic Ousts McDonald's From Cafeteria

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

To encourage healthy eating, Cleveland Clinic will no longer tempt employees, patients and visitors to its cafeteria with McDonald's burgers and fries. The fast-food chain's lease isn't being renewed.


Party Of 1: We Are Eating A Lot Of Meals Alone

Thursday, August 13, 2015

We've never been more connected as a society: tweeting, texting, vining. But when it comes to eating, more of us are going solo. And even when we do have table companions, we may be tuning them out.


Why Letting Women Take Tea Breaks Was Once Considered Dangerous

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Reformers of the 19th century warned that taking a tea break would steer Irish peasant women to thoughts of revolutionary feminism.


No More Hidden Sugar: FDA Proposes New Label Rule

Friday, July 24, 2015

The FDA wants to revamp the Nutrition Facts panels on foods. The labels would have to list how much added sugar the foods contain — and how much it counts against your recommended daily allowance.


Even If You're Lean, 1 Soda Per Day Ups Your Risk Of Diabetes

Thursday, July 23, 2015

A daily habit of sugary-sweetened drinks can boost your risk of developing the disease — even if you're not overweight. And diet soda might not be doing you any favors, either.


Sugar Hooked Us On Yogurt. Could Savory Be The New Sweet?

Friday, July 17, 2015

Americans embraced yogurt only after manufacturers upped the sweet factor. Now new startups aim to wean us from the sugar habit. Think yogurt with a kick of jalapeño or a drizzle of olive oil.


Prozac In The Yogurt Aisle: Can 'Good' Bacteria Chill Us Out?

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

In recent years, a body of research has shown that beneficial microbes play a critical role in how our bodies work. And it turns out there's a lot of communication between our gut and our brain.


Can Subway Freshen Up Its Image After Jared?

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

Jared Fogle's dramatic story of weight loss helped to propel the Subway sandwich chain into a dominant player in fast food. So what happens now that Subway has suspended ties to its brand ambassador?


Tea-Infused Sweets: Chocolate + Jasmine Tea Is A Match Made In Heaven

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Smoky and floral brews can provide a kick of flavor to desserts, especially when blended with chocolate. Pastry chef Naomi Gallego shows us a few tricks for surprising the palate with tea.


Communities Get A Lift As Local Food Sales Surge To $11 Billion A Year

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says local food is growing quickly from a niche market into something that's generating significant income for communities across the country.


Curb Your Appetite: Save Bread For The End Of The Meal

Monday, June 29, 2015

A hot bread basket is a tasty way to start off dinner. But all those carbs before the main fare can amp up appetite and spike blood sugar. Saving the carbs for the end of the meal can help avert that.


Dynamic Duos: How To Get More Nutrition By Pairing Foods

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Adding eggs to salads helps us absorb the beneficial pigments like beta carotene in the raw vegetables, a new study finds. Here are other foods that, when eaten together, pack a more nutritious punch.


Sans Artificial: General Mills Scrambles To Reformulate Lucky Charms

Monday, June 22, 2015

The company has pledged to ditch artificial colorings and flavorings from all of its cereals by the end of 2016. But those iconic rainbow-colored marshmallow charms might take longer to revamp.


Chocolate, Chocolate, It's Good For Your Heart, Study Finds

Friday, June 19, 2015

Regular chocolate eaters had a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke compared to people who didn't eat chocolate. The researchers say it's more evidence that polyphenols may be protective.


To Tackle Food Waste, Big Grocery Chain Will Sell Produce Rejects

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

If fruits and vegetables don't measure up to cosmetic standards, they're often plowed under in the field. One company wants to help change that by creating a market for less-than-perfect produce.


FDA To Food Companies: This Time, Zero Means Zero Trans Fats

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The agency is giving food companies a hard deadline to stop using trans fats in processed foods. It has determined that partially hydrogenated oils are not "generally recognized as safe" for food.