Allison Aubrey

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New Dietary Guidelines Will Not Include Sustainability Goal

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

A government-appointed panel wanted the federal government's 2015 nutrition advice to consider a food's environmental impact. But the Cabinet secretaries with final authority say it won't happen.


Whole Foods Says It Will Stop Selling Foods Made With Prison Labor

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Whole Foods has sourced goat cheese and tilapia from farms that employ inmates through Colorado Correctional Industries. Critics say it's exploitative because the inmates are paid so little.


Childhood Stress May Prime Pump For Chronic Disease Later

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

A British study that tracked the health of thousands from childhood through midlife finds early distress to be even more potent than adult stress in predicting later diabetes and heart disease.


Kids Who Are Time-Crunched At School Lunch Toss More And Eat Less

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Many public school students get 15 minutes or less to eat. A study finds that kids who get less than 20 minutes for lunch end up eating less of everything on their tray.


Don't Toss That Sour Milk! And Other Tips To Cut Kitchen Food Waste

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

The typical American family tosses out some $1,500 of food yearly. From smarter fridge packing to sauteing soggy lettuce, a new book is full of tips to rescue edibles from landing in the trash.


About A Third Of U.S. Kids And Teens Ate Fast Food Today

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Kids' fast-food habits haven't budged in the past 15 years, a study by the CDC finds. The marketing, cost and taste of fast food still seem to have a hold on America's youth.


It's Time To Get Serious About Reducing Food Waste, Feds Say

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

The amount Americans throw away annually would fill a 100-story building 44 times, says Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. The USDA and the EPA have issued a challenge to cut that in half by 2030.


Mediterranean Diet With Extra Olive Oil May Lower Breast Cancer Risk

Monday, September 14, 2015

A study finds that women who ate a Mediterranean diet plus four tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil per day had a significantly lower risk of breast cancer compared with women on a low-fat diet.


Class Divide: Are More Affluent Kids Opting Out Of School Lunch?

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Healthier school lunches are reaching more needy kids, but more kids who could afford to pay full price seem to be brown-bagging it instead. That's why some schools want to loosen nutrition rules.


Lunch Ladies Want Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act To Lighten Up

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

The school Nutrition Association says an unintended consequence of the law is that fewer kids are buying lunches. The group is lobbying for a host of changes that would give them more flexibility.


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.