Coming in July 2018: These Changes on Food Nutrition Labels

American citizens scored a big win on Friday when the FDA announced that food companies must overhaul nutrition labels by July 2018.


Long-Time Vegetarians may Have Altered DNA – This is What it Means

Researchers have found that people who eat a long-term vegetarian diet may have DNA mutations raising their cancer risk and changing nutritional needs.


Gluten Free Diets May Do More Harm than Good for Children

New research warns that tacking children off gluten, while citing celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, could actually be more damaging than helpful.


Exposure to Certain Foods in Infancy May Prevent Future Allergies

New guidance recommends exposing at-risk infants to certain allergenic foods to prevent a future allergy. Check out this research.


Slashing Sugar Makes Kids Healthier in Just 10 Days

Obese children’s health and weight improved when extra sugar in their diets was replaced with non-sugary foods. No change was made in calories or junk food.


Study Suggests Women are Exposing Themselves to Unsafe Mercury Levels

Study finds women whose consumption of seafood followed federal guidelines had 11 times more mercury in their bodies than those who ate no fish.


Huge LA School District Switching to Chicken Free of Antibiotics and Hormones

School districts in several large cities are or will serve only antibiotic- and hormone-free chicken to students. LAUSD will be the largest to do so.


Schizophrenia and Autism Linked to Low Levels of B12 in the Brain

Research shows abnormally low levels of Vitamin B12 in people with schizophrenia and autism, suggesting decreased metabolism and a threat to cell survival.


Powerful Omega-3s in Fish Shown to Protect the Brain

Omega-3 fatty acids seem to cancel out mercury and PCBs in seafood, making it safer than previously thought for pregnant women.


EWG Releases 2016 “Dirty Dozen” List of Pesticide-Laden Produce

The Environmental Working Group just published the 2016 “Dirty Dozen” list of fruits and veggies with the highest levels of pesticide residues.


McDonald’s Kale Salad Surpasses Big Mac in Calorie, Fat Count

If you’re looking for a healthy menu item at McDonald’s, don’t order its Caesar Salad with Crispy Chicken bowl. It’s more fattening than a Big Mac.


Purple Bread is Being Hailed as the First Baked Superfood

A scientist in Singapore has created a purple, antioxidant-rich bread with the same smooth texture of white bread, but it is digested more slowly.


Win! Kraft Mac & Cheese Drops Artificial Dyes for Real Spices!

Kraft Heinz replaced the fake cheese and artificial dyes in its Mac and Cheese with all-natural ingredients in December. It was so successful, nobody noticed.


Strongest Evidence Yet: Good Breakfast Equals Better Grades

New evidence shows that children who eat a nutritionally-rich breakfast see improved brain function, receive better grades in school.


This Nationwide Fix Could Save 200,000 Lives Over 15 Years

A new study shows that if the government made fruits and veggies more affordable, it would drastically cut heart-related deaths in the U.S.


This American City Successfully Reduced Sodium in Chinese Take-out

The Get Healthy Philly initiative taught chefs how to use less sodium in Chinese dishes, thus reducing the disease risk for those who eat take-out food.


Research Highlights Key Benefits of Choosing Organic Meat, Milk

A new study analyzing data on milk and meat found that the organic varieties contain 50% more omega-3s than the non-organic types.