Allison Aubrey

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Soda Industry Tries To Woo Public Health Groups With Sponsorship Deals

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

As the soda industry gears up to spend $9.5 million to oppose the soda tax proposals in San Francisco, Oakland, Calif, and Albany, Calif., critics point out the industry has also been wooing public health groups with sponsorship deals.

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PepsiCo Pledges To Cut Sugar As Big Soda Comes Under Scrutiny

Monday, October 17, 2016

The soda giant has just released a plan saying it will reduce the sugar content of some of its beverages. It's proposing to do this by 2025.

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Tax Soda To Fight Obesity, WHO Urges Nations Around The Globe

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

A World Health Organization report recommends fiscal policies, including taxes, that hike the retail price of sugary drinks to fend off obesity and diabetes — and the related health care costs.

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Backyard Chickens Linked To Record High In Salmonella Infections, CDC Says

Saturday, October 08, 2016

Urban chickens are a thing, we know, but backyard birds can carry pathogens. And so far this year, 895 people from 48 states have gotten sick, and a few hundred were hospitalized. One person died.

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FDA Is Redefining The Term 'Healthy' On Food Labels

Monday, October 03, 2016

Last year, the FDA told the maker of Kind bars some of its nut-filled snacks couldn't be labeled as "healthy." Now the agency is rethinking what healthy means, amid evolving science on fat and sugar.

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Chill Out: Stress Can Override Benefits Of Healthful Eating

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Stress takes a toll on our bodies. And a new study suggests stress can diminish the benefits of more healthful food choices. But experts say a range of strategies can help people cope with stress.

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If You Think Eating Is A Political Act, Say Thanks To Frances Moore Lappe

Thursday, September 22, 2016

When Frances Moore Lappe wrote the best-selling Diet For A Small Planet back in 1971, she helped start a conversation about the social and environmental impacts of the foods we choose.

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Can A Vegan Diet Give You All You Need? German Nutritionists Say 'Nein'

Monday, September 12, 2016

Berlin has become a vegan mecca, with ice cream shops, restaurants and even butchers catering to a plant-based diet. Now Germany's nutritionists warn that a vegan diet can't provide all a body needs.

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Organic Gatorade: It's Still Loaded With Sugar, Folks

Thursday, September 01, 2016

A beverage created in the laboratory now has a better-for-you organic version. But nutrition experts point out, this sports drink is still loaded with sugar and calories.

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A Chocolate Pill? Scientists To Test Whether Cocoa Extract Boosts Health

Monday, August 29, 2016

Chocolate lovers may agree cocoa is the food of the gods, but how strong is the evidence that it boosts heart health? Researchers are recruiting for a new study aimed at answering this question.

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Shrimp Grown In Tanks Make A Splash, Coming To A Market Near You

Thursday, August 18, 2016

The U.S. appetite for shrimp is often fed in unsavory ways, with seafood produced unsustainably, sometimes with slave labor. In New York's Hudson Valley, an indoor aqua farm is raising an alternative.

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Indoor Shrimp Production Opens New Possibilities For Food

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Americans love shrimp, but stories about slave labor and environmental issues have raised concerns about the way shrimp is currently produced. One man in New York is trying a new method — indoors.

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Heavy Flooding Inundates Southeast Louisiana

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Three people are confirmed dead and more than 7,000 have been rescued in historic flooding in Louisiana. Amy Wold of The Advocate has an update.

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Unrest And Protest In Milwaukee After Police Shooting

Sunday, August 14, 2016

NPR gives the latest on the riots and protests that erupted in Milwaukee after police shot and killed a man late Saturday night.

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Week In Politics: Trump's Comments, Clinton's Taxes

Saturday, August 13, 2016

A look back on the week of politics. Donald Trump made some controversial statements and Hillary Clinton released her tax returns.

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Activists Gather To Push For $15 Federal Minimum Wage

Saturday, August 13, 2016

As activists gather in Richmond, Va. for a rally in support of a $15 minimum wage, stakeholders on both sides of the debate speak about how best to raise wages across the country.

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75 Percent of Americans Say They Eat Healthy — Despite Evidence To The Contrary

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

A third of U.S. adults are obese, and 80 percent don't eat enough fruits, veggies and whole grains. Yet our poll with Truven Health Analytics suggests that as a nation, we eat with blinders on.

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McDonald's Now Serving Chicken Raised Without Antibiotics — Mostly

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

The fast-food chain's suppliers are still allowed to use certain types of antibiotics that aren't used to treat people.

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Care To Offset All Your Office Sitting? It'll Take Just An Hour A Day

Thursday, July 28, 2016

A new study of over 1 million people finds that doing at least one hour of physical activity per day may eliminate the increased risk of death associated with sitting for 8 hours a day.

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Starbucks' New Dress Code: Purple Hair And Fedoras OK, But Hoodies Forbidden

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Yes, the green aprons remain, but you may begin noticing more personal flair underneath. Instead of black and white garments, baristas are now free to embrace "drabby chic."

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