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There are lots of strategies that can be used to make your eating habits healthier. Cook more. Shop the perimeter of the grocery store. Opt for the appetizer portion at restaurants. Keep a food diary. Eat breakfast. The effectiveness of … Continue reading
A few months ago, Kraft Foods made a big announcement: Their loved-by-children macaroni and cheese dinner would soon include a half serving of vegetables in the form of cauliflower. To be clear, only one line of Kraft Macaroni and Cheese is … Continue reading
Last week, the Department of Agriculture unveiled a new, specially designed icon to help Americans eat better. The icon, called MyPlate, will be replacing MyPyramid. Government officials (including Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and First Lady Michelle Obama) explained MyPlate … Continue reading
From spinach to peanuts, and now to cereal and sprouts, food contamination has unfortunately become a common occurrence of late. Contamination, in these cases, is from bacteria that cause food-borne illness and methylnaphthalene. Pinpointing the cause of each contamination incident … Continue reading