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Another Reason Red Meat Is Bad For Heart Health

After many decades of warning us that Red Meats are bad for heart health, the scientific community has come up with hard evidence to prove that heretofore merely observational connection. Which makes it all the more important to moderate your intake of Red Meats…

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A New Global Consensus On Food And Nutrition

Scientists from 75 countries got together in Boston last month to discuss major issues surrounding the future of food and managed to reach common ground on a large number of recommendations. Now it’s up to official nutrition and food organizations to implement them…

Food Prices Moderating… Moderately

Canada’s Food Price Report 2019 was released recently, and the outlook for food price increases over the next 12 months is mixed. But, overall, the news is good. We’ll see less of an increase in food prices, on average, next year than we did this…

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Benefits Of The Med Diet During Pregnancy

2018 may be remembered as the Year Of The Mediterranean Diet. We’ve been bombarded with anecdotal accounts of its healthfulness and almost weekly revelations in respected learned journals of new benefits associated with that eating regime. Now, we’re told that those benefits extend to the unborn…

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Fast Food Week!

Here’s what been in the news on the Fast Food Front this week… We’ve got word of notable Sandwich specials from Burger King and Buffalo Wild Wings, and dessert features from Dairy Queen, Krispy Kreme, Burger King and Baskin Robbins…

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Revisiting and Rehabilitating The Infamous ‘5-Second Rule’

The debate over the so-called 5-Second Rule used to keep me awake nights. I grew up believing – from my own experience – that if you dropped something on the floor, it was okay to pick it up right away and eat it, just the same. The mess you made might be a bigger worry…

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