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Fact vs. Fiction

5 food & supplement ideas to doubt

When it comes to food and supplements, confusion abounds. One reason: Some ideas catch on and linger, despite iffy evidence or, worse yet, studies that prove them flat-out wrong.

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Additives & Contaminants

California bans Red 3 and three more food additives

In October, California banned the use of four food additives. Companies have until 2027 to reformulate—or stop selling—products that contain them. Until then (and for everyone outside California), here’s what to know about the four.

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Quick Studies

A snapshot of the latest research on diet, exercise, and more.