Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Emails show FDA worry after romaine outbreaks

After repeated food poisoning outbreaks tied to romaine lettuce, a U.S. food safety official shared his concerns in an internal email, saying the produce industry's water testing "failed in an epic and tragic way."

Psychology & Psychiatry

Carrots or candy bars? Context shapes choice of healthy foods

Pop quiz: Given a choice between indulgent and healthy foods, what will most people pick? The answer may depend on what other foods sit nearby on the grocery shelf, suggests new research from Duke University.

Health

Rethinking where you shop for food

(HealthDay)—A change as simple as where you do most of your food shopping could translate to a better diet.

Health

Five foods to always have in your freezer

(HealthDay)—Shopping at specialty stores and farmers' markets is great for getting fresh foods, but that's not always possible, depending on where you live and the season. And sometimes you just don't have time to get to ...

Health

Improve diet quality to boost weight loss

(HealthDay)—Eating fewer calories is essential when you want to lose weight, but there's growing evidence that the quality of those calories matters, too. Eating high-quality foods not only boosts weight loss, but also ...

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