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How to Create a BPA-Free Kitchen

by in Food Safety, July 31, 2014

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The industrial chemical Bisephenol A (BPA) has gotten increasingly negative attention in recent years. So much so, that congressional legislation was recently introduced to ban food packaging containing BPA. But it’s not necessary to wait for the government to take steps in order to scale back at home on products that contain BPA.

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14 Foods the Experts Won’t Eat

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

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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 Healthy Eats staff and nationwide nutrition experts to see which foods they shy away from.

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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, a call for food label makeovers and did you know that there’s less monitoring of school lunch meats than what goes into fast food?

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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?

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Are Plastic Food Containers Really Safe?

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


The short answer: No, not all of them. Time to scour your cupboard and root out those old plastic containers, cups and sports bottles.

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