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Coffee Warning Conflicts

Original article from Harvard TH CHAN School of Public Health However, scientists are adamant that coffee does not need a warning label. In fact, research on humans shows that coffee may be even protective for some cancers and other diseases. A recent ruling by a Los Angeles County Superior Judge states that all California coffee …

Trans Fat Label
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Getting rid of trans fats doesn’t meant the nutrition battle is over.

The Food and Drug Administration moved formally to eliminate artificial trans fat from Americans’ food on Tuesday, revoking the ingredient’s “generally recognized as safe” status. From here on, neither foodmakers nor their government regulators may assume that the artery-clogging oils are relatively benign, and manufacturers will have three years to cull them completely from the …

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Is there a way to improve School Lunches?

With so many children getting about half of their daily calories from school meals, it’s critical that school cafeterias provider healthier options. The latest research suggests one way to get kids to eat more fruits and vegetables If everyone had a personal chef, we’d all eat better. And if every school had a chef overseeing …

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5 changes USDA made in nutrition guidelines

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (USDA) – March is National Nutrition Month and the USDA has revised the nutrition guidelines to help you make better food choices. The DGAC committee consists of nationally recognized experts in the field of nutrition and health. On February 19th, 2015 the committee released a report that provided recommendations for the next …

Proposed Nutrition Facts Label
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Proposed Changes to the Nutrition Facts Label

The FDA is proposing to update the Nutrition Facts label found on most food packages in the United States. The Nutrition Facts label, introduced 20 years ago, helps consumers make informed food choices and maintain healthy dietary practices. If adopted, the proposed changes would include the following. 1. Greater Understanding of Nutrition Science Require information …