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Cheerios Protein Has Just ‘Smidgen’ More Protein Than Original, 17 Times the Sugar, Suit Says

Cheerios Protein Has Just ‘Smidgen’ More Protein Than Original, 17 Times the Sugar, Suit Says

on Nov 10, 2015

Cheerios Protein Has Just ‘Smidgen’ More Protein Than Original, 17 Times the Sugar, Suit Says

By JIM AVILA, ADRIENNE SALAZAR, GITIKA KAUL – ABC NEWS The Center for Science in the Public Interest, a non-profit consumer advocacy group, filed a class action lawsuit against General Mills Monday, alleging the cereal manufacturer is misleading customers about one of its latest products, Cheerios Protein. In the federal class action suit, filed in the Northern District of California, CSPI cites...

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A Seismic Shift in How People Eat

A Seismic Shift in How People Eat

on Nov 6, 2015

A Seismic Shift in How People Eat

By HANS TAPARIA and PAMELA KOCH – The New York Times IT’S easy to make fun of people in big cities for their obsession with gluten, or chia seeds, or cleanses. But urbanites are not the only ones turning away from the products created by big food companies. Eating habits are changing across the country and food companies are struggling to keep...

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Raising your kids to have a healthy lifestyle

Raising your kids to have a healthy lifestyle

on Sep 17, 2015

Raising your kids to have a healthy lifestyle

We get it: It’s hard enough persuading your kids to eat anything that isn’t shaped like a dinosaur, to say nothing about dragging them away from the TV after just one episode of SpongeBob. But just remember, in the battle to help your children healthy, you might not be able to win every skirmish. “Just like a baseball player has to practice...

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Sugary Drinks Often Part of Overall Poor Diet

Sugary Drinks Often Part of Overall Poor Diet

on Sep 16, 2015

Sugary Drinks Often Part of Overall Poor Diet

People who drink a lot of sugar-sweetened drinks tend to have a poor diet overall, which could play a role in their risk for type 2 diabetes, scientists report. Previous research has linked high consumption of sugary drinks with development of type 2 diabetes. This new finding suggests a more complicated scenario. “As this study is cross-sectional, we can not draw any...

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