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GMO-Labeling Debate Heats Up Across U.S.

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So far, campaign donations seem to be the deciding factor in state votes on whether to require GMO food labeling. Read More »

Restaurant Review (Singapore): Ku Dé Ta

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Eclectic and pleasurable dishes, a bird's eye view from the 57th floor, and an attentive and helpful staff make this a superb place to meet friends and family for brunch. Read More »

Product Review: Yoplait Go-GURT®

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Yoplait has changed its Go-GURT recipe, cutting out high fructose corn syrup and replacing artificial colors, flavors, and sweeteners with natural alternatives Read More »

Is Alkaline Water Good for You?

Water Water Everywhere

A number of studies are in progress concerning the benefits of alkaline water, but a great deal of information is already available indicating real health benefits. Read More »

Kitchen Gadget Review: Grilled Cheesus (Oh Yes, It’s Real)

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A great gift for those with a healthy sense of humor or someone looking for their workplace White Elephant gift exchange, it also makes a fine grilled cheese sandwich. Read More »

A Brief History of Japanese Tea

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Japanese tea, like Japanese culture, is unlike anything else in the world. It draws on more than 5,000 years of history, but was only truly refined into the art it is today in the last 400 years. Read More »

General Mills’ Monster Cereals: A Brief History and Taste Test

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Like poltergeists and Terminator model 101, “They’re back!” In 1971, the cereal geniuses at General Mills determined that what people really want for breakfast is monsters. Count Chocula appeared alongside Franken Berry, and they would forever become a part of the American popular landscape. The cereals themselves were solid creations with flavors based on chocolate and strawberry complete with marshmallow ... Read More »

Recipe: French Chocolate Sorbet

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This version of chocolate sorbet comes from Le Zinc French Bistro in San Francisco. Read More »

Snack Review: Healthy Snack Chips

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TasteTV reviews two new healthy snack chips, Harvest Snaps and CrispRoot Cassava Chips. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Diabetes Prevention and Management Cookbook’ by Johanna Burkhard and Barbara Allan

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  The rising incidence of diabetes is creating a health crisis around the globe, but many people transition through a “prediabetes” stage, where blood glucose is elevated but is not high enough to be considered diabetes. Current research proves that people with prediabetes can take steps to reduce their risk of developing diabetes. And those same steps can help people ... Read More »