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To Navigate Better Dietary Choices, Use a Compass
A food profiler assigns scores from one to 100 to a wide variety of foods, so consumers can track their eating habits more easily.
Food Labels to Make Shoppers Smarter
Color-coded labels or warnings that quickly alert shoppers to the nutritional content of foods help consumers make healthier choices.
A Biased Look at Breast vs. Bottle
Baby formula websites focus on breastfeeding problems and exclude its benefits. Seek objective sources of information to help you choose.
Changing Supermarket Layouts Promotes Healthier Food Purchases
Grocery stores are designed to promote certain purchases, especially at checkout. What if they encouraged you to choose healthier foods?
Voluntary Reductions of Salt and Sugar Would Bring Huge Health and Economic Gains
Modest reductions in the sugar in packaged foods and beverages could prevent millions of heart problems, save $4 billion in healthcare costs
A Food-by-Food Look at Longevity
You know what you eat affects your health, and now it has been quantified: Some foods add healthy minutes to life; others take them away.
Kids' Ultra-Processed Food Problem
Foods formulated in factories now account for most of the calories kids eat. Yes, they're tasty and convenient, but what about nutrition?
Not All Milk Makes the Grade
The importance of breast milk, formula and cow's milk is undeniable. But many caregivers are still giving kids unrecommended milks.
Plant Foods Boost Heart Health
You don't have to give up meat to reduce your risk of heart disease. Let plant-based foods like vegetarian chili replace it now and then.
A Colorful Way to Prevent Memory Loss
Deeply colored fruits and vegetables contain compounds that slow cellular aging. Now it appears they can preserve memory, too.
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