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100 Calories of Sugar

This past Sunday, 60 Minutes aired an eye-opening piece about the harmful effects sugars can have on our body. Especially striking was the recommended limit for added sugars issued by the American Heart Association: 100 calories of added sugar per … Continue reading

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Better Food for a Better World

What better way to start the day than to chat about food? GoodGuide teamed up with Greennovate, Roots of Change, Practically Green and EatingWell for a Twitter party about how our daily meal choices affect not only our bodies, but … Continue reading

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Breakfast On the Go

Mornings are busy, chaotic, and rushed, so it’s no wonder that eating a hearty breakfast ends up being a low priority in most homes. The appearance of breakfast in bar form sought to address the challenge of the hectic morning, … Continue reading

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What’s On Your Plate?

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

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Demystifying Fats and Oils

GoodGuide doesn’t rate cooking fat or oils, mainly because characterizing the health benefit of an oil depends on a lot of information that is simply not available or quantifiable. Some examples of this information are the purpose of the oil … Continue reading

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The Folly of Faux Meat

There are lots of reasons to make more of your meals meatless. The primary reason is the significant body of public health research indicates diets high in meat and animal products (specifically red meat) are associated with higher rates of … Continue reading

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Going Unprocessed

It’s January, so most of us are still talking about (and hopefully sticking to) our new year’s resolutions. While we have some ideas about what you should strive for this year, we know that many people are hoping to eat … Continue reading

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