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11Nov 18

Superfood or superhype?

What do almonds, avocados, blueberries, broccoli, kale, and pomegranates have in common? They have all been called “superfoods.” These are foods that have lots of nutrients or are believed to prevent disease. But is any food really “super”? The term “superfood” first came into use around World War I. The…

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03May 17

Does “clean eating” mean healthy eating?

Thanks in part to celebrities and food bloggers, many people are talking about “clean eating.” At first, “clean eating” meant cutting back on processed food. People who followed this plan focused on cooking things from scratch and using natural ingredients. Some people who follow this plan avoid entire food groups, such…

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21Oct 16

PepsiCo unveils plan to lighten up products by 2025

PepsiCo, the maker of Pepsi cola and other popular beverages, announced plans to make its products healthier. The changes would decrease decrease sugar, sodium, and fat in many of the company's products by 2025. In addition to Pepsi and other sodas, the brand also makes Gatorade sports drinks, Lay's potato chips and Quaker oatmeal.…

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