May 23, 2012 More than 70 percent of respondents say they've made efforts to cut back on fats, added sugars and salt, they're trying to eat more whole grains, and they're trying to cut calories by drinking water, and low -or zero- calorie beverages.
After dark, North Americans' food choices become much less healthy. Junk foods are spread across the continent at 10 p.m. Eastern.
May 22, 2012 Data from a mobile phone app shows that people all over the world eat less healthy foods later in the day and at night. Is it a lack of healthy options? A lack of willpower? Whatever the answer, it's not good for our health.
Dried beans and legumes are healthy and cheap.
May 17, 2012 Legumes, lentils and beans are good for you, and end up costing less than unhealthy food when you calculate the price per average amount consumed. A new USDA study shows eating healthy is not more expensive, people just need to make the right calorie choices.
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Ready to swap these for the vegan kind?
April 30, 2012 The market for cheese made without animal protein is ripe, given the rise in veganism, milk allergies, and fat and calorie concerns. But scientists explain why it's so hard to make it taste and melt the way Western palates demand.
April 2, 2012 Americans do pretty well at eating enough vitamins and minerals, according to the latest figures from the CDC. But some groups aren't getting enough of nutrients like vitamin D, iron and iodine.
October 5, 2011 Canned pumpkin is not just for pies anymore. Pet owners feed it to pudgy doggies to help them lose weight without feeling deprived. A similar principal of bulking up on healthy stuff applies to people diets, too.
August 24, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of Nation, the political junkie, and identifying early onset dementia. In the second hour, modern Mormonism, and preaching a healthy diet from the church pulpit.
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