The upcoming 2023 Farm Bill is a critical opportunity for Congress to address long-standing nutritional inequities, strengthen the food system infrastructure, and lower the burden of healthcare costs for millions of Americans.
People ate no less at breakfast or lunch after drinking a 250-calorie beverage with 24 grams of protein from dairy (whey or casein) than after drinking a similar beverage with plant (pea or soy) protein powder. Post-beverage appetite varied slightly, but not by plant vs. animal protein. (The study was funded by a dairy company.)
“Cleveland Clinic study finds common artificial sweetener linked to higher rates of heart attack and stroke,” announced the press release in February. Until then, the low-calorie sugar alcohol erythritol had appeared to be safe. But the new evidence isn’t as conclusive as it may seem. Here’s a closer look.
Not sure which foods protect (or harm) the blood vessels that feed your heart and brain? Here’s a rundown of the American Heart Association’s 10 recommendations to cut the risk of heart attack, stroke, heart failure, and maybe type 2 diabetes, memory loss, kidney disease, and more.
Nowadays, nut butters range from nothin’ but nuts to hazelnut-laced sugar-and-oil spreads. Then there are the no-nut spreads, which coax “butter” out of everything from sunflower seeds to, um, crushed cookies. Here’s our guide to what matters. For our take on the latest spreadables, turn the page.