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The diets of people in North America shed almost 1.5 billion pounds of unhealthy saturated and trans fat over the last six years thanks to a new phase in an ongoing agricultural revolution.
The pragmatism behind memory loss is convoluted in terms of scientific findings behind Alzheimer’s and dementia but increasingly transparent from everyday lifestyle choices. Dr.
The lobbying group Center for Science in the Public Interest has called Long John Silver's "Big Catch" menu item the "worst restaurant meal in America."
Today, the USDA finalized its national school nutrition standards for "competitive foods," which are all foods and beverages sold to students on campus during the school day, typically
When it comes to heart disease, myths and misconceptions abound.
Two new studies found that men who increase their intake of vegetable fats not only fare better against prostate cancer, but even see their overall chances of survival against all causes of death improve.
A new study published online today (Thursday) in the Journal of Public Health has found that of young people who visited fast food or chain restaurants in the U.S. in 2010, girls and youth who were obese were more likely to use calorie information given in the restaurants to inform their food choices.
Vistive Gold, MON 87705, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant low-linolenic, high-oleic soybeans created by Monsanto. Vistive Gold was designed to be a replacement for hydrogenated oils and fats, which are high in trans-fatty acids. The decreased linolenic content enables Vistive Gold to have favorable traits for deep frying and increasing the shelf life of foods. The Federal Register declared on June 28, 2011 that Monsanto was petitioning the Animal and Plant...
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