Allison Aubrey

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This Is How Much Celebrities Get Paid To Endorse Soda And Unhealthy Food

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Beyonce got $50 million to push Pepsi. Justin Timberlake: $6 million in a deal with McDonald's. A study describes the lucrative deals celebs popular with teens and young adults inked to sell food.


Nutrition In 'The First 1,000 Days' Of Life Can Shape A Child's Future

Monday, June 06, 2016

In his new book, journalist Roger Thurow chronicles the obstacles that women around the globe face in raising healthy babies.


FDA Guidelines Target The Sodium Hiding In Our Diets

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

Most of the salt we consume is in our food before it hits the table. So the FDA is leaning on the food industry to voluntarily reduce sodium in dozens of processed foods — from bakery goods to soups.


Breakfast Backtrack: Maybe Skipping The Morning Meal Isn't So Bad

Friday, May 13, 2016

Dogma has long held that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But emerging science suggests what you eat matters more than when you eat it.


Why The FDA Is Re-Evaluating The Nutty Definition Of 'Healthy' Food

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Under current rules, foods containing more than 3 grams of fat per serving can't call themselves "healthy" on labels. But that excludes many foods, like Kind bars, that contain healthful nuts.


Bourbon To Bubbly: Shake Up Your Derby Mint Julep

Saturday, May 07, 2016

On Derby Day, the mint-infused cocktail reigns supreme. The mint is a must, but these days, everything from brandy to gin and champagne can sub in for the whiskey.


CDC Announces Listeria Outbreak In Frozen Produce

Thursday, May 05, 2016

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced a listeria outbreak earlier this week that has sickened eight people. Frozen fruits and vegetables are believed to be the cause. Now, there's a massive recall of frozen products. To minimize risk, experts say to microwave or cook frozen produce to kill potential pathogens.


Plateau But No Decline: Child Obesity Rates Hold Steady

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

A new study finds 33 percent of American children between 2 and 19 are overweight, and 17 percent are obese. But researchers say they hope the findings don't overshadow the success stories out there.


Babies Who Eat Rice Cereal Have Higher Arsenic Levels, Study Finds

Monday, April 25, 2016

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 their urine.


The Full-Fat Paradox: Dairy Fat Linked To Lower Diabetes Risk

Monday, April 18, 2016

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.


Study Finds Climate Change Could Be Leading To Better Wine

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Winemakers know grapes are sensitive to temperature and drought. A recent study in the journal Nature Climate Change looks at how weather plays a role in determining the quality of wine produced.


This Bakery Offers A Second Chance For Women After Prison

Friday, April 15, 2016

Together We Bake in Alexandria, Va., supplies granola, cookies and kale chips to local eateries. It's also a job-training program for women — many of whom have criminal records.


Home And Garden Giant Ditches Class Of Pesticides That May Harm Bees

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Ortho is part of the Miracle-Gro family. The company says it decided to phase out neonics from its home and garden products after reviewing possible threats posed to bees and other pollinators.


How Little Vermont Got Big Food Companies To Label GMOs

Sunday, March 27, 2016

In the coming weeks, major brands including General Mills, Kellogg and Mars will start labeling foods produced with genetic engineering. That's all because of a Vermont law set to take effect July 1.


Study Finds Climate Change Could Be Leading To Better Wine

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

A new study in the journal Nature Climate Change finds weather plays a role in determining the quality of wine produced.


Senate Blocks Bill To Create Voluntary National Standards For Labeling GMOs

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

The Senate failed to pass legislation on Wednesday that would have created national, voluntary standards for labeling genetically modified foods or GMOs. A coalition of environmentalists and chefs that favor mandatory labeling of GMOs applauded the action, but an industry group, the Corn Refiners Association, says it's concerned by the Senate's move.


These 27 Solutions Could Help The U.S. Slash Food Waste

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

The U.S. wastes 133 billion pounds of food annually. Cutting that by 50 percent by 2020 is going to take a serious action plan. A new data-driven report ranks approaches that could get the job done.


Chew On This: Slicing Meat Helped Shape Modern Humans

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Long before cooking was common, early humans needed extra energy to fuel bigger bodies and brains. Scientists say simple stone cutting tools likely allowed small-toothed meat eaters to thrive.


From Ugly To Hip: Misfit Fruits And Veggies Coming To Whole Foods

Monday, March 07, 2016

You've probably heard of ugly fruits and veggies.

They may not be pretty, but they're still perfectly tasty and nutritious. And there are lots of efforts to keep these cosmetically challenged foods (think gnarled carrots, or funky, misshapen apples) from landing in the landfill because they don't meet ...


Peanut Mush In Infancy Cuts Allergy Risk. New Study Adds To Evidence

Friday, March 04, 2016

A second big study affirms new thinking: Exposing high-risk kids to peanuts beginning in infancy reduces the chance of developing a peanut allergy. This peanut tolerance holds up as kids get older.