Allison Aubrey

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Circadian Surprise: How Our Body Clocks Help Shape Our Waistlines

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

We have different clocks in virtually every organ of our bodies. But living against the clock — eating late at night or working overnight — may set the stage for weight gain and chronic disease.


Voluptuous Veg: Can Food Porn Seed Lust For Healthy Eating?

Friday, March 06, 2015

Tempting-looking spoonfuls of chocolate are plentiful online. Beautiful Brussels sprouts? Not so much. A campaign aims to boost the number of these images and whet our appetites for healthy foods.


Dump The Lumps: The World Health Organization Says Eat Less Sugar

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

WHO says there's strong evidence that excessive sugar is bad for us. So it's recommending that we cut back significantly.


Will The Dietary Guidelines Consider The Planet? The Fight Is On

Thursday, February 26, 2015

A panel of nutrition experts recommends a diet lower in meat in part because it's better for the Earth. But the meat industry says environmental policy doesn't belong in nutrition guidelines.


Panel Recommends More Fruits And Vegetables, Less Meat And Sugar

Friday, February 20, 2015

A panel of top nutrition experts is recommending that Americans adopt a more plant-based diet and eat less meat and sugar. The panel also weighed-in on cholesterol and caffeine.


Nutrition Panel: Egg With Coffee Is A-OK, But Skip The Side Of Bacon

Thursday, February 19, 2015

A panel of top nutrition experts is recommending that Americans adopt a more plant-based diet and eat less meat and sugar. It also found that most people are not consuming too much cholesterol.


Chocolate Makeover: Nestle Dumps Artificial Colorings

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Nestle says it's removing artificial flavors and dyes from its chocolate candies, and Hershey's says it's shifting to simpler ingredients. The moves come amid growing demand for natural food.


New Dietary Guidelines May Lighten Caution Against Cholesterol

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

New dietary advice is on its way. A panel of top experts — appointed by the federal government — is expected to update recommendations on what we should be eating. And one thing on the mind of the panel is dietary cholesterol. Americans have been told for decades to limit cholesterol-rich foods, but advice may be changing.

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Outrage Over Government's Animal Experiments Leads To USDA Review

Friday, February 06, 2015

Lawmakers also introduced a bill to strengthen laws protecting farm animals used in research. Both moves come out of a New York Times investigation of animal suffering at a federal research center.


White Potato Redux: Experts Say Spuds Are Not Nutritional Duds

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

An expert panel says white potatoes "contribute useful quantities of potassium and fiber" to our diets. Reversing itself, the panel says spuds should be included in WIC, a food aid program.


Love Hot Sauce? Your Personality May Be A Good Predictor

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Personality seems to play a key role in our lust for heat in our food. Research has found that thrill seekers tend to like the burn of a spicy meal, and the lure may be different for men and women.

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Study Sheds Light On Benefits Of Multivitamins

Friday, January 30, 2015

Research suggests that, at least for women, taking a multivitamin can help prevent death from cardiovascular disease. They may also be a good for people who don't eat enough fruits and vegetables.


Blending Vs. Juicing? How To Get The Most Nutrition From Your Fruit

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Juice and smoothies can be a convenient way to get more servings of fruits and vegetables. So what's the better gadget between a blender and juicer if you want to get more beneficial nutrients?


From Detox To Elimination Diets, Skipping Sugar May Be The Best Bet

Monday, January 19, 2015

Detox diets are a hot trend, but scientists say there's really no evidence that they are necessary or helpful. One strategy that does make sense: Cut back on sugar. We tell you why.

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Minifasting: How Occasionally Skipping Meals May Boost Health

Monday, January 12, 2015

If your New Year's resolutions to eat better haven't panned out yet, consider intermittent fasting. It's gaining traction among dieters and researchers for its benefits beyond just weight loss.


Bite Back At Bad Cholesterol: Eat An Avocado A Day

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Researchers have long known that avocados have "good" fats. But they didn't know if daily avocado consumption might affect cardiovascular disease risk factors. So they designed a study to find out.


From Paleo To Plant-Based, New Report Ranks Top Diets Of 2015

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

The caveman way of eating came in near the bottom of a list of 35 diets ranked by medical and nutrition experts. The winners? The Mediterranean-like DASH and the plant-centric Ornish eating plan.


A Resolution For Foodies Who Want To Do Good: Pick A Campaign

Friday, January 02, 2015

Want to change the food system? You can vote with your fork, but you can also support a campaign that's confronting the problems head on.


Hangover Helper: Tips To Prevent A Horrible Headache

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Champagne and other booze flow freely on New Year's Eve. But if you want to wake to a new year without the side effects of alcohol, don't fret: Science offers some guidance.

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Not Just A Man's Drink: Ladies Lead The Whiskey Renaissance

Monday, December 29, 2014

Whiskey was long considered a man's drink. But as sales of whiskey soar, it's women who are leading the new boom, thanks to a vanguard of female distillers, blenders and tasters.