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14 Foods the Experts Won’t Eat

by in Ask the Experts, Healthy Tips, June 22, 2010

Most of the time we tell you to eat everything in moderation, but there are just some foods even the experts stay away from. Ironically, deep-fried candy bars didn’t make the list — we polled both the HealthyEats staff and nationwide nutrition experts to see which foods they shy away from.

Reading List: Food Label Makeover, Healthy Role Models and Cancer in Your Kitchen?

by in Food News, December 11, 2009

In this week’s nutrition news: Restricting sugar leads to overeating, agency calls for a food label makeover, and meats for fast food joints tested more rigorously than school lunch meats.

Reading List: Investigating BPA, Stress and Your Weight & Yet Another Beef Recall

by in Food News, November 6, 2009

In this week’s nutrition news: a study shows the chronically stressed turn to fatty foods, kid-friendly TV channels are full of junk food ads and have you checked your fridge for recalled beef?

Are Plastic Food Containers Really Safe?

by in Food News, Food Safety, February 19, 2009

Recent studies have suggested that a chemical called bisphenol-A (a.k.a. BPA), which is found in plastic containers, is hazardous to your health. Time to clear out the cupboards and switch to safer alternatives.