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FDA Trans Fat Ban

If you are looking to cut the trans fats from your diet, there is some good news that should make avoiding trans fats easier.

 

The FDA has announced that partially hydrogenated oils, the primary dietary source of artificial trans fat in processed foods, are not “generally recognized as safe” Continue reading

 

Making Food Labels Easier to Read

Single-larger-portion-size and dual-column nutrition labeling may help consumers make healthful decisions, according to a new report in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

 

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New Warning Labels for Statins

For the millions of Americans who take statins to prevent heart disease, there is big news about this class of drugs.

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Alzheimer’s and Herpes Link

Alzheimer's and Herpes Link

 

In a related post, New Alzheimer’s Test, Dr. Perlmutter looked at the striking correlation between the amount of beta amyloid in the brain and the degree of cognitive impairment in Alzheimer’s patients.

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FDA Alert: Tainted Dietary Supplements

FDA Alert: Tainted Dietary Supplements

In an ongoing campaign against tainted dietary supplements, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking new steps aimed to protect consumers against potentially dangerous products.

 

The FDA’s December action looks to the supplement industry to prevent tainted products from reaching the U.S. market. 

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