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Food Coma Causes and Cures
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Food Coma Causes and Cures

Ever wonder why the dreaded after-lunch coma hits as soon as you get back to your desk? Or why it is that Thanksgiving has become just ...

Why One Research University Gave $1 Million Back to Coca-Cola
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Why One Research University Gave $1 Million Back to Coca-Cola

Are Big Soda’s tricks not working as well as they used to? With Americans drinking way less full-calorie soda than they used to—a 25 percent decrease ...

Sugar, Salt, and Fat: Why We Just Can’t Quit Junk Food
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Sugar, Salt, and Fat: Why We Just Can’t Quit Junk Food

Did you know that Coca Cola calls its most loyal fan base “heavy users?” If this somewhat derogatory term evokes images of kids strung ...

The Simple Reason Junk Food Is So Cheap
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The Simple Reason Junk Food Is So Cheap

Hate paying taxes every year? Trade in your suit and tie for a pair of overalls. Instead of handing over part of your hard-earned paycheck every ...

More Proof That The Western Diet Is A Global Problem
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More Proof That The Western Diet Is A Global Problem

Amid the glowing Shanghai signs advertising traditional hot noodles and dumplings, the mega-city’s residents are increasingly likely to see ...

Who’s Eating Junk Food? Probably Not Who You Think
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Who’s Eating Junk Food? Probably Not Who You Think

One of the loudest arguments for restaurants and food companies to improve the nutritional quality of their offerings goes something like this: The ...

When It Comes to Marketing, Junk Food Companies Target Kids of Color
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When It Comes to Marketing, Junk Food Companies Target Kids of Color

The data is staggering: For one in four adolescents of color, maintaining a healthy weight is a daily struggle. More than 25 percent of black or ...

How to Kick Your Sugar Habit In Just 3 Days
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How to Kick Your Sugar Habit In Just 3 Days

Mmm…donuts. When it comes to sugar, Homer Simpson is the everyman. His drooling reaction to donuts might as well be any of us at the grocery ...

The FDA’s Latest Game-Changer: Labeling Added Sugar
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The FDA’s Latest Game-Changer: Labeling Added Sugar

Today, an inquisitive shopper wouldn’t be able to find the answer to this question on the back of any food label—but it may be one of the most ...

Trouble Stopping When You Snack? Science Finally Knows Why
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Trouble Stopping When You Snack? Science Finally Knows Why

You never forget your first time. You tell yourself, “That won’t be me. I would never do that. I’m not that type of person.” And then ...

The Good—and Bad—News About National Junk Food Day
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The Good—and Bad—News About National Junk Food Day

Chances are, you’re not reading about National Junk Food Day from a beach or a lounge chair in the yard, and it’s doubtful you’ll be ...

These Shocking Numbers Reveal What Americans Are Really Eating
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These Shocking Numbers Reveal What Americans Are Really Eating

Americans like to talk a big game; it’s part of our national identity, after all. We’re all about lofty ideals—or at least we like people ...

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