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Not So Nice Rice

March 1st, 2013 | by naatlstaff

New research by the nonprofit Consumers Union (CU), which publishes Consumer Reports, may cause us to reconsider eating rice


Bad Fats Are Brain-Busters

March 1st, 2013 | by naatlstaff

New research from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) has found that consumption of “bad” saturated fats may be associated with a decline in cognitive function and memory in older women


Battle of the Bulge

March 1st, 2013 | by naatlstaff

According to the American Heart Association, about one in three American kids and teens is overweight or obese today, nearly triple the rate in


Why We Might Need More Vitamin C

March 1st, 2013 | by naatlstaff

Researchers at the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University forward compelling evidence that the recommended dietary allowance (RDA) of vitamin C should be raised



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