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Smart Cup Tracks Your Calories So You Don’t Have To

The Vessyl is a normal looking cup, with an extraordinary feature: it knows exactly what is in it at all times.

06/16/2014

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Put Down The Cookie: Study Shows Too Much Sugar Could Be Killing You

While scientists have previously shown high sugar intake ups a person’s risk of cardiovascular disease, the new study is the first to link sugar consumption to death.

02/11/2014

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Dieting With Dental Considerations

Sugar-laden foods that cling to your teeth can wreak havoc on dental health because they lead to tooth decay.

01/24/2014

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Study: On Average, Americans Are Eating 23 Pounds Of Cheese Per Year

According to information from “The Changing American Diet: A Report Card,” that C- the USA earned in the Dairy category must stand for cheese.

10/17/2013

Diet Myths

Nutrition Expert Says Body Is Chemistry Lab, Not Bank Account

If you’re looking to lose weight and feel better, it may not simply be a matter of eating less and exercising more.

01/19/2013

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Over 10,000 Expected At Nutrition Conference In Philadelphia

In addition to the latest science-based research on food and nutrition; those at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ event will also learn about the latest products from hundreds of exhibitors.

10/06/2012

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Generic Diabetes Drug May Now Help In The Fight Against Cancer

The generic diabetes drug Metformin, which has been around for years, is being studied as a possible wonder drug in the battle against cancer.

04/08/2012

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Do We Love Junk Food Just Because Its So Bad For Us?

Author and Professor Andy Smith of the New School was at the Restaurant School in Philadelphia talking about his new book, “Fast Food and Junk Food”.

03/25/2012