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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:02:00 -0400Stress takes a toll on our bodies. And a new study suggests stress can diminish the benefits of more healthful food choices. But experts say a range of strategies can help people cope with stress.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 05:07:00 -0400When Frances Moore Lappe wrote the best-selling Diet For A Small Planet back in 1971, she helped start a conversation about the social and environmental impacts of the foods we choose.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 05:08:00 -0400Berlin has become a vegan mecca, with ice cream shops, restaurants and even butchers catering to a plant-based diet. Now Germany's nutritionists warn that a vegan diet can't provide all a body needs.
Thu, 01 Sep 2016 17:50:00 -0400A beverage created in the laboratory now has a better-for-you organic version. But nutrition experts point out, this sports drink is still loaded with sugar and calories.
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 04:54:00 -0400Chocolate lovers may agree cocoa is the food of the gods, but how strong is the evidence that it boosts heart health? Researchers are recruiting for a new study aimed at answering this question.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:05:00 -0400The U.S. appetite for shrimp is often fed in unsavory ways, with seafood produced unsustainably, sometimes with slave labor. In New York's Hudson Valley, an indoor aqua farm is raising an alternative.
Sun, 14 Aug 2016 17:25:00 -0400Americans love shrimp, but stories about slave labor and environmental issues have raised concerns about the way shrimp is currently produced. One man in New York is trying a new method — indoors.
Sun, 14 Aug 2016 17:25:00 -0400NPR gives the latest on the riots and protests that erupted in Milwaukee after police shot and killed a man late Saturday night.
Sat, 13 Aug 2016 17:02:00 -0400A look back on the week of politics. Donald Trump made some controversial statements and Hillary Clinton released her tax returns.
Sat, 13 Aug 2016 17:02:00 -0400As activists gather in Richmond, Va. for a rally in support of a $15 minimum wage, stakeholders on both sides of the debate speak about how best to raise wages across the country.
Wed, 03 Aug 2016 12:03:00 -0400A third of U.S. adults are obese, and 80 percent don't eat enough fruits, veggies and whole grains. Yet our poll with Truven Health Analytics suggests that as a nation, we eat with blinders on.
Tue, 02 Aug 2016 12:35:00 -0400The fast-food chain's suppliers are still allowed to use certain types of antibiotics that aren't used to treat people.
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:59:00 -0400A new study of over 1 million people finds that doing at least one hour of physical activity per day may eliminate the increased risk of death associated with sitting for 8 hours a day.
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 15:02:00 -0400Yes, the green aprons remain, but you may begin noticing more personal flair underneath. Instead of black and white garments, baristas are now free to embrace "drabby chic."
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 16:03:00 -0400Some of the biggest brewing companies have agreed to list the number of calories, alcohol content and nutrition information on beer bottles and cans.