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Volume 37, No. 3

The "Natural" Misunderstanding
It isn’t every day that the definition of a common English word that is ubiquitous in common parlance is challenged in federal court, but that is precisely what has happened with the word “natural.” During the past few years, some 200 class-action... Read More
Vertical Farming a Reality?
For millennia, farming has relied on good weather, plenty of water, and a lack of crop-killing pests; anything other than that could result in a dearth of crops. As it turns out, farmers may no longer need access to dozens of acres of land or... Read More
Pepsi Ditching Fake Sweetener
Junk-food giant PepsiCo is preparing to make the biggest change to its Diet Pepsi brand in three decades, Bloomberg News reports: it's nixing the controversial low-calorie sweetener aspartame. In its place, Diet Pepsi will get its sweet jolt from a... Read More
Rural Food Deserts
Tom Hunt couldn’t justify continuing seven-day work weeks in the central Illinois community of Pawnee without a return on his investment. Hunt’s Pawnee Food Center closed in late January after 18 years. He is one of at least three proprietors of... Read More
Coke, Pepsi and False Advertising
How can diet sodas be advertised as "diet" products when artificial sweeteners are linked to weight gain? That's what one consumer advocacy group is eager to know. The U.S. Right to Know, a nonprofit organization made up of a group of Americans who... Read More
How Flavor Drives Nutrition
For nearly a half century, America has been on a witch hunt to find the ingredient that is making us fat. In the 1980s, the culprit was fat itself. Next it was carbs. Today, sugar is the enemy—unless you’re caught up in the war on gluten. And none... Read More

Focus on Health

A Flame Retardant That Came With Its Own Threat to Health

If you closely examine your living room couch, Read More

The Secret to Eliminating Stress

As is often said, stress isn’t about what happens Read More

Nutrition in the News

Food Waste is a Massive Problem. Here’s How to Fix It.

As we face a serious drought, many cities in Read More

You've Eaten Something from a Food Recall; Now What?

Last month, no less than four major food recalls Read More

Feature Recipes

Quinoa Salad With Broccoli-Avocado Pesto

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Toss the broccol Read More

Chipotle Honey Chicken Tenders and Sweet Potatoes

24 hours before you plan on eating: Mix 1 tableso Read More

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