Allison Aubrey

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As Bagged Salad Kits Boom, Americans Eat More Greens

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Americans buy twice as many packages of bagged salad greens as heads of lettuce these days. Is the bagged stuff just as good? If it gets you to eat more leafy greens, yes.


Can Arnold Schwarzenegger Persuade China To Eat Less Meat?

Friday, June 24, 2016

Like the U.S., China is battling obesity and climate change. So it's urging citizens to eat less meat — and spreading the word with public service ads featuring Hollywood stars.


Fermentation Fervor: Here's How Chefs Boost Flavor And Health

Friday, June 24, 2016

As more chefs experiment with microorganisms to transform ingredients and create new flavors, fermentation has gone from ancient preservation technique to culinary tool du jour.


As More Cities Eye Soda Tax, Industry Vows To Fight New Tax in Philadelphia

Friday, June 17, 2016

In November, the California cities of Oakland and San Francisco are expected to take up the issue of taxing sugary sodas. And voters in Boulder, Colo., may see a ballot initiative too.


Java Lovers, Rejoice: Coffee Doesn't Pose A Cancer Risk, WHO Panel Says

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

The World Health Organization's cancer research agency listed coffee as a possible carcinogen in 1991. But the body of evidence now suggests that's not the case, and coffee may even protect health.


Can The Soda Industry's $4 Million Ad Blitz Fend Off A Sugary Drink Tax?

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Philadelphia's City Council on Thursday will vote on a 1.5 cents-per-ounce tax on sugary beverages, as well as on diet sodas. Big Soda is spending big bucks on ads to sway public opinion against it.


Taxing Sugar: 5 Things To Know About Philly's Proposed Soda Tax

Thursday, June 09, 2016

The Philadelphia City Council this week took a major step toward approving a tax on sweetened drinks. Passing a tax in a city this big would be historic and could set a precedent.


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.