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You Are What Your Grandmother Ate

A study published online in The FASEB Journals hows that parents’ own prenatal environment has a detectable impact on their children’s weight. Mothers who were malnourished in the womb tend to produce smaller babies, while a Read More

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The Worst Meals You Can Order Out

We have an extreme obesity problem in America. This can be illustrated by a recent survey that The Center For Science in Public Interest published in July. This is an annual list of the most Read More

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In Season: Watermelon

Nothing completes a picnic like a big chunk of watermelon. And while taste alone makes this fruit a standout, it’s a nutritional gem, too: One cup of watermelon delivers more than 21 percent of the Read More

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Eat like an Italian

Mediterranean cuisine has gotten a lot of attention for its potential impact on cardiovascular health. In fact, newer research in the Moli-Sani Study has added to the mounting evidence that certain food choices of Italians who live Read More

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Is a Brain Freeze Dangerous?

Your favorite ice cream sundae can be the perfect treat to end a hot day. Or maybe a cold smoothie with your favorite fruits and vegetables to start the day strong. No matter your choice Read More

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Tips to Keep Picnic Food Safe

It’s the season for a picnic, cookout, and other outdoor parties. But eating outdoors in warm weather presents a food safety challenge. Bacteria in food multiply faster at temperatures between 40°F and 140°F, so summer Read More

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Five Reasons to Eat More Shrimp

Foodies and families from coast to coast have a big reason to celebrate America’s favorite (and tastiest!) seafood. What started as the unofficial kickoff to shrimp season, National Shrimp Day, the annual holiday honoring America’s favorite Read More

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