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Processing Messages About Processed Food

As you likely already know, unless you spent the past week under a rock, or preferably off the grid on a mid-summer idyll, the <i>American Society of Nutrition</i> issued what proved to be a very controversial position paper on processed foods. I know it was controversial because of the media feeding …

These Chemicals Are Keeping Your Food Fresh

Many of the foods we eat are full of chemicals. From emulsifiers to dough conditioners, a processed food item's ingredients label can reveal a mind-boggling gamut of long scientific names you probably didn't even see in chemistry class.<p>One of the most common kinds of additive in our food is a …

Processed Food

Food Addiction vs. Eating Addiction: Why A Single Word Makes All The Difference

After a tough or emotional day, I will sometimes go home and eat ______ until I'm sick.<p>How people answer this question is at the crux of an emerging debate about obesity and food addiction. Is food addiction real, and should food industries be held accountable for engineering hyper-palatable …

The Best Supplements for Men

Want to improve your health, brain power and sex life? These healthy supplements have been vetted by scientific research. If you seek help in pill form, start here<p>Here’s a secret that you probably won’t hear from your friends at the gym: As long as you’re eating a healthy, balanced diet, there’s a …

7 foods you should eat every day

When it comes to diet, here are a lot of don’ts—don’t eat this, don’t cook that. It’s exhausting trying to keep up with all the foods you shouldn’t …