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Added Fructose Changes the Way You Think About Food

High-fructose corn syrup has found its way as a sweetener into just about every processed food you’ll find in the grocery store, from pasta sauce and soft drinks to premade meals….

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Food Recalls: Why They Happen and Why We Should Care

It’s a fact of life that bacteria are everywhere around us. They’re on our clothes, in our guts and all over the food we eat. Most of those bacteria don’t…

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Why Eating Disorders Are Concerning No Matter Who You Are

Over the years that I’ve been doing the show, I’ve had a number of guests who have come to bravely share their struggles with eating disorders. I’ve always been struck…

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You Spend More When Shopping Hungry

You’ve probably heard that it’s a bad idea to buy groceries in hunger mode. When you enter hungry, food items seem more attractive and you’re more willing to go through…

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How Fruits and Vegetables Protect Your Bones

Bone health is a serious concern for all ages, but especially for the aging population where fractures can be life-threatening. Bone health is often thought of in terms of density,…

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How Mary Broke Her Salt Addiction

After the Truth Tube is the destination to catch up with your favorite Truth Tube participants and see how their progress is going. Read on to cheer them on and…

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Fish for Mercury Safety When It Comes to Seafood

It is no wonder that fish, high in protein and omega fatty acids while relatively low in fat, is the protein of choice these days. Its popularity could be one…

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How to Eat and Drink Your Way to Better Health

I spend a lot of time following the latest science and medicine on how to best keep my patients and viewers healthy. Most of the time, I find new research…

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Crowdsourced Food Advice as Good as Trained Experts

Knowing which foods to choose can be a challenging part of changing your diet. Weight loss programs often rely on individuals eating healthier, but it can be hard to decide…

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Misleading Menus: Making Mindful Decisions During Your Next Night Out

New York is one of the food capitals of the world, and I’m always amazed by all the options available when I’m on my lunch break or out with my…

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