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How Sugar—and the Food Industry That Pushes It—May Be Driving the Obesity Epidemic

And one contributor may ... cane-sugar high-fructose corn syrup in the 1970s. At The Guardian, documentary maker Jacques Peretti has written a detailed history of the food industry’s role in populariz... read more

On top of food deserts, Dallas' Hispanic and black populations also flooded with food swamps

Researchers at the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at University of Connecticut released a study in November 2017 that proposed the idea that the prevalence of food swamps may have a stronger ... read more

Saturated fat has long been demonised by doctors, but evidence now suggests it could be healthy

This pushes up our blood sugar ... But the industry still needs hard fats for baking. Its solution has been to use even more exotic chemistry to develop new ways of making vegetable oils solid. Trans ... read more

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Scientist pushes boundaries of food sensory research

Susan Duncan will be able to utilize state-of-the-art video technology to study behavior response to food. Anyone who has ever been lured by the call of a dozen fat- and sugar-laden donuts ... and the ... read more


There's a new Big Tobacco — and one industry is determined to silence its critics

Not surprisingly, soda and processed-food companies are less than pleased. The American Beverage Association, the soda industry's main ... One of the reasons soda may play such an important role in ob... read more

Plain packaging for junk food?

Australia should consider a healthy food rebate, tax on sugary drinks, and regulated portion sizes argue health experts, as New York pushes ... obesity is written, the greatest failure may be collabor... read more

In Defense of Food: Transcript

Michael Pollan: So Anthony may be at risk. David Ludwig, M.D., Director, Optimal Weight for Life: Obesity ... For the food industry, the mandate to reduce fat was an opportunity to sell new products—l... read more

New nutrition label requirements would give consumers more information

Since 2005, the food industry giant says it has improved the health profile of products that account for nearly three-quarters of its U.S. sales. The changes include increased protein, fiber, vitamins ... read more

Opposition Vision party pushes in-house asphalt

MONTREAL - The opposition Vision Montreal party is pushing a plan that would prevent some possible examples of contract collusion that have plagued the city. They propose that the city create its own ... read more

Attack of the Food Police

No longer would McDonald's (or any other restaurant) be allowed to provide a free toy with a meal that exceeds specified amounts of fat, sugar, and calories ... me that while a child who dines on fast ... read more

To Get at Treats, This Dingo Uses Tools

Dingoes are in the news lately: the infamous “a dingo ate my baby” case may be nearing ... hops on, pushes the offender out of the way, and, after several false starts, manages to walk his forelegs ac... read more

United States $8.1 Bn Cold Pressed Juice Market, 2024

growing in response to demand for food that has more nutrition in it and is tasty. US markets are poised to achieve continuing growth as Cold Pressed Juice Markets support better nutrition. An increas... read more



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