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Nutrition couldn't be more important in today's society as our collective waistline continues to expand. Learn the secrets to cooking healthy and knowing how to make good-tasting food without all the fat and cholesterol.

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FDA Unveils New Food Nutrition Labels

The new labels, required to be in place by 2020, will help consumers make better food choices.

Your Yogurt Is Probably Loaded With Sugar

Your favorite yogurt could have more sugar than a 12-ounce can of soda. So, is it even healthy?

How Coconut Oil Went From Superfood to 'Pure Poison'

Coconut oil has either been lauded as a superfood that can cure a multitude of things or a fat-monster best avoided like the plague. What's the truth?

17.6 Million Americans Still Lack Access to Healthy Food

The number of Americans living in food deserts has decreased, but there's still a long way to go before everyone has access to healthy food.

Is Juice Really Better for You Than Soda?

Unless it's fresh-squeezed (and even then) juice is loaded with sugar, often as much as a can of Coca-Cola. So why do we still tout it as healthy?

U.S. Trans Fat Ban Goes Into Effect. Almost.

The U.S. government ban on artificial trans fats went into effect on June 18, 2018, but includes a one-year extension for certain additives.

Got Cockroach Milk?

Yep – cockroach milk is being touted in some circles as the next non-dairy milk substitute. But, seriously, OMG.

How Safe is Our Drinking Water?

Cities across the U.S. are dealing with contaminated tap water. How can we know that the water we are drinking is OK?

What's the Difference Between Macronutrients and Micronutrients?

The two words may sound like a mouthful, but together they make up the building blocks of healthy food.

Why 79 Percent of American Vegans are Women

Although the percentages of vegetarians in America is fairly split between men and women, an overwhelming majority of vegans are females. What's behind this disparity?

If Hens Lay Eggs Anyway, Why Wouldn't Vegans Eat Them?

A female chicken lays eggs, regardless of whether they're fertilized by a rooster. If egg-laying doesn't harm the animal, why don't vegans fry up a few?

Not a Coffee Fan? That Could Be Genetic

New research indicates a genetic variation may affect how quickly the body breaks down caffeine, affecting the frequency of a certain craving.

Aquafaba, the Surprise Solution to All Your Vegan Baking Problems

Vegan cooking struggles with replicating magical egg whites. Turns out we've been pouring a potential meringue lifesaver down the drain for years.

Meet the New Food Peddlers

Food trucks are tasty, but they're expensive. Loading up a bike with Korean tacos or chocolate sea-salt popsicles? Not as much.

Is grass-fed beef better for you?

We all know a healthy diet is the key to good health. One diet buster is red meat, which is full of fat. But what about grass-fed beef? Is it better?

Do microwaves kill nutrients in food?

They take leftovers from frigid to sizzling in minutes. But is the microwave oven too good to be true? Some say it takes more than the flavor out of your food.

Can synthetic foods be labeled 'organic'?

One "synbio" ingredient — with its computer-generated DNA — got the OK to bear a "natural" label. Could these science-lab concoctions be considered organic, too?

How Tempeh Works

Tempeh just might the new tofu. It's also a fermented soybean product but even healthier. And it's easy to cook with. What does it taste like?

10 Foods That Contain Antibiotics

Some foods are naturally antibiotic; others have antibiotics thrust upon them. Why is one good and the other bad – and what are some alternatives?

HowStuffWorks: 5 Food Myths About Cancer

Cancer has a lot of myths about potential food cures and causes. Learn more about cancer food myths in this video from HowStuffWorks.

Is homemade kombucha safe to drink?

If you can get over the blobby skin of bacteria on top of it, many people say that kombucha does the body good. Does home-brewed versus store-bought make a difference?

Whiten Teeth With Strawberries

An alabaster smile is only a strawberry and some baking soda away. Learn more about whiten teeth with strawberries.

45 Homemade Foods You Can Make Yourself (But Never Thought You Could)

There are many food items that people regularly buy that they could make at home; healthier, cheaper, and tastier.

5 Vegan Cheese Options That Pass Cheese-Lover Muster

For anyone going vegan, one of the toughest things to give up can be cheese. It's a double challenge of not only giving up some really tasty and common cheese options, it also means having to experiment with finding cheese-like alternatives, many of which don't even come close to being a suitable replacement.

6 DIY Spice Combinations to Give Home Cooking a Facelift (Recipes Included)

Spices can make all the difference in the world when you're attempting to come up with innovative nightly eats. Eating in is easier on your waistline, the planet, and your wallet.


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