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Flu Vaccines: Skeptical or Smart?

Flu Vaccines: Skeptical or Smart?

Whether we want to think about it or not, flu season is upon us. Fortunately flu activity is low in the US right now, but according to tracking managed by the CDC, there are early signs that activity is beginning to increase. And we all know what that means: messages...

FDA Kicks Trans Fat Out!

On Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took major action against the presence of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the main source of artificial trans fats in our diet. Mostly found in processed food, the FDA has given food manufacturers a three-year...

Good Nutrition? Good Grief!

Over the decades, the guidelines for proper nutrition have continued to evolve, much to the confusion of the general public. After all, it sometimes can appear that new guidelines completely contradict previous guidelines, which makes people trust them less. However,...