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How Safe Is Our New Food Technology?
Washington, D.C.–based watchdog group Center for Science in the Public Interest ( CSPI ) has asked the FDA to ban in the wake of ..... even children's vitamins. According to CSPI , most of the products sold at Trader Joe
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Which Is Worse: When the Real Things Trump Diet Food
will feel like going back to regular TV after watching everything in 3-D. (The advocacy group Center for Science in the Public Interest also warns against long-term use of saccharine and aspartame because of conflicting studies
Are Faux Fibers As Good As the Real Thing?
themselves," says Bonnie Liebman, director of nutrition at the Washington, D.C.–based Center for Science in the Public Interest . Added fiber also doesn't have the ability to turn junk food into a nutritional superstar
The Truth About Health Websites
one. • Try checking for a group's financial ties at integrityin Science.org , run by the Center for Science in the Public Interest . (In the search box, click on Search Universities and Nonprofits.) • Confirm information from
How Healthy Are Vegan Diets?
John Robbins, and Six Arguments for a Greener Diet, by Michael Jacobson and colleagues at the Center for Science in the Public Interest —download free at cspinet.org . A good resource for doing vegan right is Becoming Vegan, by
Could You Give Up Fat-Free and Low-Cal Foods in Favor of the "Real" Thing?
comes from isomalt, a sugar alcohol, says Michael Jacobson, PhD, executive director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest , a consumer advocacy group. Sugar alcohols—including maltitol, mannitol, and sorbitol
The Trouble with Takeout
of the nutritional consulting service Chef4Life, and Jayne Hurley, senior nutritionist at the Center for Science in the Public Interest and coauthor of Restaurant Confidential—a book analyzing the often grisly nutritional details