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Allison Aubrey

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Turning Down The Heat When Cooking Meat May Reduce Cancer Risk

Monday, November 23, 2015

Part of the cancer risk posed by eating red and processed meats is actually related to how the meat is prepared. Lower temperature, slower cooking — like baking or roasting — is a better health bet.

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Drink To Your Health: Study Links Daily Coffee Habit To Longevity

Monday, November 16, 2015

People who drank three to five cups of coffee per day had a lower risk of premature death than those who didn't drink, a new study finds. Decaf seems to have the same benefit.

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Study Looks To Provide Consensus On Yoga Poses And Pregnancy

Monday, November 16, 2015

Moms-to-be who practice prenatal yoga say it reduces stress, anxiety and even pain. A study finds that even poses once thought to be off limits to pregnant women are safe.

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Say Yes To Down Dog: More Yoga Poses Are Safe During Pregnancy

Monday, November 16, 2015

Moms-to-be who practice prenatal yoga say it reduces stress, anxiety and even pain. A study finds that even poses once thought to be off limits to pregnant women are safe.

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More Women Than Men Are Obese In America, And Gap Is Widening

Friday, November 13, 2015

After decades of increases, U.S. obesity rates overall seem to be flattening out, the CDC says. But obesity is rising among middle-aged women, and particularly among black and Hispanic women.

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Despite Encouragement To Eat Better, Obesity Rises Among U.S. Adults

Friday, November 13, 2015

The number of obese Americans is up, especially for middle-aged adults. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says more than 36 percent of adults and 17 percent of youth under 19 are obese.

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What's 'Natural' Food? The Government Isn't Sure And Wants Your Input

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Disagreement over terms like "all natural" or "100 percent natural" has spawned dozens of lawsuits. The Food and Drug Administration is requesting comments from the public on what "natural" means.

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Simplifying Soup: Campbell's Tinkers With Chicken Noodle Recipe

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Campbell's Soup has announced they're cutting their ingredients list. NPR reports on the move to simplify soup.

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CDC Investigating As E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Chipotle Sickens 39

Thursday, November 05, 2015

Thirty-nine people have been sickened with the same strain of E. coli in Washington and Oregon. Fourteen have been hospitalized. Most reported eating at several Chipotle locations before falling ill.

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From Gray Lady To Purple Carrot: Bittman Adds Spice To Vegan Meal Startup

Monday, November 02, 2015

Bittman left a gig as The New York Times' influential food writer to join a meal-kit delivery firm that wants to make it easier for people to eat plant-based meals at home.

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In 'Soda Politics,' Big Soda At Crossroads Of Profit And Public Health

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Marion Nestle's new book is Soda Politics: Taking On Big Soda (And Winning.) It reveals the industry's political and marketing tactics for protecting sales — and tips for advocates to fight them.

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World Health Organization Report Links Red, Processed Meats To Cancer

Monday, October 26, 2015

The World Health Organization released a report Monday linking some processed red meats to cancer.

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Bad Day For Bacon: Processed Meats Cause Cancer, WHO Says

Monday, October 26, 2015

The World Health Organization's decision puts bacon, hot dogs and sausages in the same category of cancer risk as tobacco smoking. And beef, pork, veal and lamb are "probably carcinogenic," WHO says.

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Are You Hungry? Pediatricians Add A New Question During Checkups

Friday, October 23, 2015

An estimated 7.9 million kids in the U.S. don't have enough to eat at home. A new policy urges the nation's pediatricians to screen kids for food insecurity during regular well-child visits.

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McTeacher's Nights: Teachers Unions Say No To School Fundraisers

Thursday, October 15, 2015

The fundraising events cast schoolteachers as servers at local McDonald's. Supporters say the events bring families and teachers closer. Critics say they turn teachers into billboards for fast food.

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A Glass Of Wine A Day May Help Control Type 2 Diabetes

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

A study in the Annals of Internal Medicine finds people with diabetes who drank a glass of wine with dinner had lower blood sugar and improved cholesterol compared with those who drank mineral water.

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Time To Pursue The Pawpaw, America's Fleeting Fall Fruit

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Ever seen a pawpaw in the supermarket? Didn't think so. Ohioan Chris Chmiel wants to change that by growing and promoting this seasonal, mango-like fruit that's native to the U.S.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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