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Junk food makes kids stupid -- really!

February 10, 11 at 07:04 PM

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Junk food makes kids stupid -- really!

Diets high in fats, sugars and processed foods are lowering toddlers' IQs, a new study has suggested. It found eating habits among three-year-olds shape brain performance as they get older. A predominantly...

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Minimally processed food a healthy goal - Marion Nestle PhD MPH

sfgate.com | December 10, 10 at 08:05 AM

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Minimally processed food a healthy goal - Marion Nestle PhD MPH

Nutrition and public policy expert Marion Nestle answers readers' questions in this monthly column written exclusively for The Chronicle. E-mail your questions to food@sfchronicle.com, with "Marion Nestle" in the subject line....

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Forget healthy eating, just give statins with Happy Meals -- seriously?!

msnbc.com | August 17, 10 at 09:16 AM

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Forget healthy eating, just give statins with Happy Meals -- seriously?!

Fast food outlets should hand out free cholesterol-lowering statin drugs to their customers to "neutralize" the heart risks of eating fatty foods like burgers and fries, British scientists suggested on Thursday. But...

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Organic junk food is still junk food

Consumer Reports | Erin Gudeux | July 17, 10 at 11:42 AM

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Organic junk food is still junk food

The organic cheese puffs were the final straw.  I stared at the package, wondering: What are they thinking? Even if all the ingredients really are organic (which, as we've reported, they don't...

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Vegan Rep. Kucinich Pushes To End Tax Subsidies For Junk Food Advertising

HuffingtonPost.com | July 12, 10 at 11:39 PM

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Vegan Rep. Kucinich Pushes To End Tax Subsidies For Junk Food Advertising

As First Lady Michelle Obama spoke to the NAACP convention in Kansas City about childhood obesity Monday, Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) continued his work behind the scenes to stem junk food advertising...

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Leading doctors call for urgent crackdown on junk food

Guardian.co.uk | Denis Campbell | July 11, 10 at 11:05 AM

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Leading doctors call for urgent crackdown on junk food

Presidents of two royal colleges of medicine urge government to restrict advertising and sponsorship by makers of unhealthy foods and introduce diet health warnings Leading doctors today weigh in on the debate...

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Choosing Healthy Foods Now Called a Mental Disorder

naturalnews.com | Mike Adams | June 29, 10 at 06:53 AM

Read More: healthy foods, Junk food, mental disorder, Mental health, psychiatry

Choosing Healthy Foods Now Called a Mental Disorder

In its never-ending attempt to fabricate "mental disorders" out of every human activity, the psychiatric industry is now pushing the most ridiculous disease they've invented yet: Healthy eating disorder. This is no...

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40,000 deaths a year in UK due to junk food

telegraph.co.uk | June 22, 10 at 06:01 AM

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40,000 deaths a year in UK due to junk food

More than 40,000 Britons are dying unnecessarily every year because of high levels of salt and fat in their diets, the Government's public health watchdog Nice has warned.   The National Institute...

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Junk food turns rats into addicts

sciencenews.org | Laura Sanders | April 23, 10 at 07:59 AM

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Junk food turns rats into addicts

Editor's Note: Why use rats to prove what is so evident at every fast food corner? Former FDA Commissioner David Kessler maintains in his new boo, The End of Overeating, that there...

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Study: Snacks Make Up 27% of Kids Calories

cbsnews.com | March 2, 10 at 01:58 PM

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Study: Snacks Make Up 27% of Kids Calories

American kids snack three times a day and chips, candy and other junk foods now account for more than 27 percent of children's daily caloric intake, according to a new study released...

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Millions Spent Pushing Junk Food in Movies

webmd.com | Bill Hendrick | February 10, 10 at 07:22 AM

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Millions Spent Pushing Junk Food in Movies

Children are blasted with images of non-nutritious foods and beverages when they go to the movies, a new study says.Companies pay to have their products used conspicuously in movies, and items pushed...

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A Federal Effort to Push Junk Food Out of Schools

nytimes.com | GARDINER HARRIS | February 8, 10 at 07:53 AM

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A Federal Effort to Push Junk Food Out of Schools

The Obama administration will begin a drive this week to expel Pepsi, French fries and Snickers bars from the nation's schools in hopes of reducing the number of children who get fat...

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Fountain soda is poopy - literally

CBSNEWS.COM | January 8, 10 at 10:31 AM

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Fountain soda is poopy - literally

Could you be guzzling down germs? Research from Hollins University, in Roanoke, Va., finds you very well could be, if your drink came from a cafeteria or restaurant soda fountain. Researchers tested...

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The food that makes you fat is now going to make you skinny. Huh?

abcnews.com | LARRY D. WOODARD | January 6, 10 at 09:34 AM

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The food that makes you fat is now going to make you skinny. Huh?

Taco Bell's Counterintuitive Diet Ads Promise Weight Loss, But Can Fast-Food Chain Deliver?   In most American households, at least one person started the new year with the resolution to get healthier...

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Processed Diet Eaters -- 58% Higher Depression Rates

dolenutrition.com | December 1, 09 at 03:19 PM

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Processed Diet Eaters -- 58% Higher Depression Rates

If you've been turning to "comfort foods" to treat the blues, chances are you may be feeding a vicious cycle. New research links junk-food diets with vastly higher depression rates. (Maybe we...

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Is junk food as addictive as drugs?

ABCNEWS.COM | WENDY BRUNDIGE and ERIC NOLL | November 15, 09 at 03:36 PM

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Is junk food as addictive as drugs?

For Cari Banks, one of the hardest things to say no to is food. "I could eat half a pack of Oreos and milk and consider it nothing," she said. "I would...

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Should We Tax Junk Food? (VIDEO)

November 4, 09 at 04:13 AM

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Should We Tax Junk Food? (VIDEO)

Bestselling author John Robbins discusses the state of the US health care system. Today mainstream media outlets feature articles which suggest taxing the foods most responsible for the rise in obesity and...

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Middle Schooler Solves Obesity Crisis (VIDEO)

November 3, 09 at 09:29 PM

Read More: fat, food, health, john mcdougall md, junk food, middle school, obesity, school

Middle Schooler Solves Obesity Crisis (VIDEO)

Our son, Willie, got a homework assignment.His school teaches kids how to "lose weight" eating -- you guessed it -- junk food!Willie gets some homework help from Dr. McDougall. The above is...

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Deep-fried cupcakes? This Is Why You're Fat

Daily Dish | September 11, 09 at 10:52 PM

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Deep-fried cupcakes? This Is Why You're Fat

Do you like to look at pictures of "deliciously gross food" such as this cupcake that has been deep fried and then drenched in chocolate syrup and topped off with sprinkles? Well,...

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