McDonald’s “Just says no” to FDA-approved genetically modified potatoes

Source: Idaho The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Co.’s new genetically modified potato. But one of the company’s oldest business partners — McDonald’s — hasn’t. The fast-food giant says it...

Walmart Employees Place Food Donation Bins at Doorstep of Alice Walton’s New York City Condo

Source: Alternet In response to the demoralizing food donation bins placed in some stores to help out its underpaid employees, Walmart workers have chained a massive donation bin in front of the luxury Manhattan apartment of heiress Alice Walton, daughter of Walmart founder Sam...

Acid Reflux: The Dangers of Eating Late at Night

Source: New York Times The number of people with acid reflux has grown significantly in recent decades. Reflux can lead to esophageal cancer, which has increased by about 500 percent since the 1970s. And anti-reflux medication alone does not appear to control reflux...

Doctors Express Urgent Care: What’s in YOUR fridge?

Source: Doctors Express Urgent Care At this point, the science is clear; eating well and getting regular exercise is the best foundation for a healthy life. Aside from helping you maintain a healthy body weight, making good food choices has a positive ripple effect....

Trick-or-Treating for the Food Allergic

Thanks: Fox News New York City Source: This Halloween, the Food Allergy Research And Education (FARE) organization is encouraging communities to start a new tradition that will help make this holiday season less scary for children with food allergies: the Teal...

Featured Video: Cholesterol Heart Health – The Good, The Bad, and the Too High

Sources: Meridian Healthare Cardiovascular Network, Centers For Disease Control Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that your body needs. But when you have too much of the wrong kind of cholesterol in your blood, it can build up on the walls of your arteries and form...