Health and Wellness : Even More Evidence That We’re Eating All Wrong

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Even More Evidence That We’re Eating All Wrong
Forget fat, it’s carbs that might stick it to your ticker


But two studies in The Lancet on nutrition and cardiovascular health—examining which diets made people most prone to develop or even die from major heart-related diseases—are shedding some light on the situation. While we’ve long been told we should lay off the fat, the new studies support the growing school of thought that too many carbohydrates pose the real threat...

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Dietary fats may not actually harm heart health. DepositPhotos


A healthy diet may contain more fat and fewer carbs than previously recommended. DepositPhotos




 

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Why Food Could Be the Best Medicine of All


Early last year, Congress assigned a first ever bipartisan Food Is Medicine working group to explore how government-sponsored food programs could address hunger and also lower burgeoning health care costs borne by Medicare when it comes to complications of chronic diseases...

http://time.com/longform/food-best-medicine/
By Alice Park | Photographs by Zachary Zavislak for TIME

 

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Toxic America
Food safety
Banned bread: why does the US allow additives that Europe says are unsafe?
China, Brazil and members of the EU have weighed the potential risks and outlawed chemicals found in US loaves


Some of these chemicals, used as optional whiteners, dough conditioners and rising agents, may be harmful to human health, Potassium bromate, a potent oxidizer that helps bread rise, has been linked to kidney and thyroid cancers in rodents. Azodicarbonamide (ACA), a chemical that forms bubbles in foams and plastics like vinyl, is used to bleach and leaven dough – but when baked, it, too, has been linked to cancer in lab animals...


https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/may/28/bread-additives-chemicals-us-toxic-america?utm_source=pocket-newtab
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In America, you may find in a loaf of bread ingredients with industrial applications. Photograph: Getty Images



 

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