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The Scoop: Sugar and Cancer Risk

The Scoop: Sugar and Cancer Risk

It’s true that glucose, the form of sugar that circulates in your blood, is fuel for cancer cells, but healthy cells need glucose too. The rapid growth of cancer cells means they need more fuel than normal cells. Thus, some people have suggested that avoiding all sugar could “starve” cancer

The Best in the Spaghetti Sauce Aisle

Spaghetti and meatballs, lasagna, baked ziti…all classic comfort foods. But these days our hectic schedules don’t often allow us the time to simmer a big pot of spaghetti sauce on the stove to top that pasta. While most jarred pasta sauces can’t beat that homemade goodness, many come close enough

Pulses: Power-Packed Plant Protein

You’re probably familiar with “legumes,” which are casually referred to as beans, but you may not be acquainted with “pulses.” Pulses are a type of legume that is harvested solely for its seeds rather than eaten fresh as vegetables. Pulses include a variety of dried beans (such as garbanzo, kidney,

For a A Healthy Brain, Control Blood Glucose Through Diet

Poor dietary choices, being overweight, and being inactive often lead to blood glucose problems. And research suggests that elevated blood glucose levels—in people with or without diabetes—may be linked with cognitive problems. In a study published in the August 8, 2013 issue of New England Journal of Medicine, researchers followed

Pasta Sauce Pointers

Spaghetti sauce from a jar spooned over whole-grain pasta is a quick-fix dish and a nutritious, meatless meal. “Pasta sauce is generally made from cooked tomatoes, which contain several key nutrients, especially vitamin C, as well as smaller amounts of vitamin A, iron, and potassium,” says Lauren Manganiello, MS, RD,

Lifting the Lid on Cookware Health Concerns

Whatever your reasons for choosing the cookware you use every day—ceramic, aluminum, cast iron, or non-stick—these four common cookware materials have been linked with health concerns, as well as benefits. EN helps you skip past the rumors, stay safe, and get informed with our guide to pots and pans.
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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Sugar; EN Gives You the Facts

Seems everyone’s got an opinion about sugar. It’s a safe bet that many people have resolved to give it up this year, because they think sugar negatively impacts their health. The relationship of sugar to health is an emotionally charged issue, with people taking sides for or against it with

Weight Gain, Heart Disease: Is High-Fructose Corn Syrup to Blame?

Q. I?ve heard that high-fructose corn syrup might make me fat or even trigger some diseases. Should I avoid it? A. Avoiding it totally might be difficult, but it is a good idea to limit foods sweetened with high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS), though not necessarily because they uniquely contribute to

Love That Cookware?.But Is It Safe? EN Investigates

Today’s pots, pans and bakeware may have revolutionized the way we cook, but their safety is increasingly under scrutiny. EN explores the latest. ALUMINUM Canadian researchers raised concern in the 1970s over possible harm from aluminum leaching from pots and pans after autopsies revealed traces of the metal in the

EN’s Annual A-to-Z Guide: Toxins, Disease-Fighters, Diets, Food News

It’s been yet another year of nutrition developments, advances, surprises and recommendations. Over the course of a year, EN manages to touch on a wide variety of topics about nutrition and the environment to keep our readers informed. At year’s end, we present you with this A-to-Z guide, highlighting what

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