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You are what you eat. How do different diets affect your health? The answer is not always clear. Is there science and research behind popular health trends?

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Comparing Traditional & Alternative Burgers

Comparing Traditional & Alternative Burgers

Plant-based burgers are popping up everywhere! And while we've heard about their positive impact on our planet, what about the nutritional value? What are the differences between alt meat, beef, and veggie burgers?

Food Ingredients, Health

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Can I Get Sick from Animals Fed GMOs?

Can I Get Sick from Animals Fed GMOs?

If I eat meat or dairy and those animals have eaten GMO corn or soybeans, am I ingesting GMOs, too? Will I get sick? And what about the animals...is GMO feed harmful to them?

Food Safety, Health

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Manuka Honey: Life Changer or Money Waster?

Manuka Honey: Life Changer or Money Waster?

Manuka honey’s antibacterial properties are said to help cure everything from wounds to tooth decay and even infections from cystic fibrosis. Can this supposed superfood really provide relief from these ailments?

Food Ingredients, Health

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Can GMOs Make Me Sick?

Can GMOs Make Me Sick?

Concerned if GMOs are harmful to your health? We dug into exactly what happens in our bodies when we eat food that has been grown with a GMO.

Agricultural Technology, Food Safety, Health

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A Vitamin D-lemma: Sunscreen vs. Healthy Sun Exposure

A Vitamin D-lemma: Sunscreen vs. Healthy Sun Exposure

How can we get our much-needed vitamin D while protecting our bodies from the sun and potentially harmful chemicals in sunscreens?

Health

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Don’t Be Fooled by Food Labels

Don’t Be Fooled by Food Labels

There are so many food labels today: Organic, Grassfed, No Hormones or Antibiotics added, Non-GMO, Certified Humane…the list goes on. D2D's here to help you understand them and to know when you’re being fooled!

Food Ingredients, Food Regulations and Policy

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Electromagnetic Fields: Protecting Yourself through Nutrition

Electromagnetic Fields: Protecting Yourself through Nutrition

Did you know the devices we depend on all day emit electromagnetic fields? We're taking a look at what these fields do to our bodies and which foods help us combat any ill effects.

Health

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Pet Food for Thought

Pet Food for Thought

The FDA recently stated that several specialty dog food formulations have led to canine heart disease. With so many food choices today, what should we feed our pets?

Food Ingredients, Food Production, Health

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GMOs are Confusing: A Recipe for Understanding

GMOs are Confusing: A Recipe for Understanding

Consumers continue to be confused about GMOs. What if we told you that enhancing your banana bread recipe with additional nutrients is similar in concept to adding a gene to a plant?

Food Ingredients, Food Technology

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#CeleryJuice: Based on Facts or Followers?

#CeleryJuice: Based on Facts or Followers?

What is the deal with celery juice? How did it become a viral sensation overnight? Is its rapid gain in popularity attributed to any scientific research, or is this an example of society's demand for quick fixes and social acceptance?

Diet, Food Ingredients, Health

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The MIND DIET: Healthy Eating for a Healthy Brain

The MIND DIET: Healthy Eating for a Healthy Brain

Every 65 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s. That means that in the time it takes you to read this article, five people will have developed the disease. Alarming? Yes, but what if there was a diet that could help slow cognitive decline by targeting brain protective foods that combat the causes of dementia-related diseases?

Diet, Health

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Coming Soon to Your Favorite Foods: The New Nutrition Facts Label

Coming Soon to Your Favorite Foods: The New Nutrition Facts Label

After 25 years, the nutrition facts panel is getting an update! Many businesses have already converted to the new label, which begs the question: what changes have been made and what do they mean to me?

Health

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Bud Light - Foul Play!

Bud Light - Foul Play!

Wielding corn syrup as the knife to cut down the competition confused and misled consumers by engaging in a fear-based marketing ploy.

Food Ingredients

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Healthy Sugar? The Sweet Taste of Tagatose

Healthy Sugar? The Sweet Taste of Tagatose

Sugar can be addictive and bad for your health. What if there was a healthier option?

Food Ingredients, Future of Food

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