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A recent study found that 81% of adults in the U.S. between the ages of 35 and 54 take dietary supplements, and that 76% of all Americans take some kind of vitamin or mineral.

Nutritional supplements are not really about science

A recent study found that 81% of adults in the U.S. between the ages of 35 and 54 take dietary supplements, and that 76% of all Americans take some kind of vitamin or mineral.

from Life Examined

A new Stanford study found that by reducing sugar and other processed foods, and focusing on veggies and whole foods, a group of more than 600 adults lost weight -- without counting…

New food study emphasizes quality over quantity

A new Stanford study found that by reducing sugar and other processed foods, and focusing on veggies and whole foods, a group of more than 600 adults lost weight -- without counting…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

We all know how Big Tobacco influenced research on smoking and cancer. Now it turns out that Big Sugar has influenced research on diet and heart disease -- for 50 years.

How the sugar industry skewed nutrition research

We all know how Big Tobacco influenced research on smoking and cancer. Now it turns out that Big Sugar has influenced research on diet and heart disease -- for 50 years.

from To the Point

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