Our nation's greatest scientific minds have recently determined that going grocery shopping on an empty stomach is a bad idea if you are on a diet. The findings, by two researchers at Cornell University's Food and Brand Lab, have been published online in the Journal of the American Medical Assn. Int ... More >>
That Hello Kitty bowl may be adorable, but plastic dishware appears to be a very bad idea healthwise. A new report in the Journal of the American Medical Assn. finds that eating hot food from melamine bowls can expose you to high amounts of melamine, according to Fox News. Melamine is toxic crap ... More >>
Different kinds of sugar affect the brain differently, specifically the feeling of satiety, according to a new Yale University study. According to the researchers, "increases in fructose consumption have paralleled the increasing prevalence of obesity, and high-fructose diets are thought to promote ... More >>
Three recent studies have left some parents wondering if the cards are stacked against them when it comes to protecting their kids. New research on dangerous chemicals in vinyl lunch boxes, canned foods and dozens of rice products suggests that what we don't know could hurt us. Children are most at ... More >>
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