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Raw Food Means a Better Mood

The Department of Food Science Research at the University of Otago in New Zealand has linked our consumption of raw fruits and vegetables to our mental health. A total of 281 young adults completed an internet-based daily food diary for 21 … Continue reading

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Everything You Need to Know About Buying Organic

The organic food market in the United States hit $49.4 billion in sales in 2017- a record. Organic food in 2017 accounted for 5.5 percent of the food sold in retail channels in the United States. Total organic sales in … Continue reading

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FDA Extends Trans Fats Compliance

In 2006, the Food and Drug Administration required food manufacturers to disclose the amount of Trans Fats in a food product on the Nutrition Facts label, in the hopes of curtailing the use of partially hydrogenated oils, (PHO) in our food … Continue reading

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Are You Eating Bioengineered Food?

In the United States, I feel I have a right to know what is in our food supply and how our food is grown. Global food policy research conducted by the Center for Food Safety confirms that 64 countries, including … Continue reading

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Carbohydrates in Food Trump Exercise

Visited my internal medicine doctor last week, for my six month check-up.  Because I have high blood pressure, I like to keep it monitored. I was actually looking forward to the visit because it would be the first time I … Continue reading

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Should We Worry About Lycopene in Our Food?

At a loyal reader’s request, I am taking a look at Lycopene in our food and if it can benefit a healthy lifestyle. Subscriber, Renee G said, “LYCOPENE: I would love to know what foods have it, how the body … Continue reading

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Marketing Food To Our Children – PART 4

A four part series examining the United States Government’s relationship with the agricultural industry and how that directly affects your family’s health There is little doubt governmental policies regarding subsidizing farmers to grow more corn, soybeans, wheat and others have … Continue reading

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