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Health effects of eggs: Where do we stand?

March 27, 2019 by

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by Denise Powell Are eggs good for you or not? The 2015 to 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends the nutrient-dense food as a source of protein, but an article in JAMA this month made a stir when it reported an association between eating eggs and an increased risk of heart disease and early death. […]

Lettuce, livers, berries and other leading sources of food poisoning

July 27, 2015 by

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By Carina Storrs, Special to CNN (CNN) – There are an estimated 76 million cases of food poisoning in the United States every year. A small fraction of these illnesses lead to hospitalization and death, but the vast majority usually just lead to a wretched day on the toilet. If you’ve had one of those […]

Post food recall stress CNN article debunked by US Food Safety

April 15, 2015 by

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In the CNN article, The post-recall food safety check, Alana Hall discusses ways to know if a product has been recalled. It seems she is a fan of Sabra Hummus.¬† She consulted¬† John Swartzberg, M.D., a clinical professor at the University of California at Berkeley for his steps to check on a recalled product and […]

Why sugar is worse than fat

September 11, 2014 by

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Post by: CNN’s Jason Miks Fareed Zakaria speaks with CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Sanjay Gupta about recent research on the risks of high sugar consumption. For 20 years, people have been assuming that fat was the enemy because it produced cholesterol, which was blocking arteries. That’s not quite right. I could talk about this all […]

Hand sanitizer doesn’t help in schools

August 13, 2014 by

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Post by: Leslie Wade – CNN Medical Producer School children get low marks when it comes to spreading germs, often sharing bugs with their classmates. So scientists wondered if putting hand sanitizers into elementary school classrooms would lead to fewer absences. The study Researchers in New Zealand set out to discover if using alcohol-based hand […]

Does cereal have too many vitamins for kids?

June 26, 2014 by

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By Caitlin Schmidt, Special to CNN Most parents are concerned about their kids getting enough vitamins. Should they also worry about giving their kids too much? A recent report published by the Environmental Working Group says children may be consuming too much vitamin A, zinc and/or niacin from some cereals, thanks to antiquated nutrition information […]

8 Dangerous Food Allergies

May 7, 2014 by

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CNN had a list of 8 dangerous food allergies and reasons why.¬† People with food allergies can have serious sometimes life threatening reactions. Here is CNN’s list: 1. Tree nuts Nut allergies are typically among the most severe food allergies, causing swift and dangerous reactions. You may be allergic to one or more hard-shelled nuts, […]