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Red and processed meat are not ok for health, study says, despite news to the contrary

February 17, 2020 by


by Sandee LaMotte If you’ve been swayed by recent reports that red and processed meat isn’t harmful to your health, put down that bacon — there’s bad news. New analysis of long term data on nearly 30,000 people found a small but significant risk of death from any cause tied to eating two servings of […]

Coffee sold in CA could carry cancer warning labels

September 26, 2017 by


A ¬†future cup of coffee in California could give you jitters before you even take a sip. A nonprofit group wants coffee manufacturers, distributors and retailers to post ominous warnings about a cancer-causing chemical stewing in every brew and has been presenting evidence in a Los Angeles courtroom to make its case. The long-running lawsuit […]

Common food additive linked to cancer-causing agent

November 12, 2016 by


Mayonnaise. Ice cream. Bread. Processed meat. What do all of these foods have in common? They all use emulsifiers, a commonly used preservative that helps improve the shelf life of food and prevent oil or fat in products from separating from water-based ingredients. But a new study from researchers at Georgia State University has found […]

Splenda is officially bad for you

October 27, 2016 by


by Alison Feller You’ve sworn off most processed foods, prefer kale over cake, and have even dabbled with ditching dairy. You’re the super healthy one in your girl group, and your family knows that the weekend can’t truly start until you’ve logged a sufficient sweat session. But you’re still a sucker for a can of […]

Ham, Sausages Cause Cancer; Red Meat Probably Does, Too, WHO Group Says

October 26, 2015 by


by Maggie Fox Processed meat, such as bacon or hot dogs, causes cancer, a World Health Organization group said in a long-awaited determination on Monday. The group said red meat, including beef, pork and lamb, probably causes cancer, too. Many studies show the links, both in populations of people and in tests that show how […]