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The Buzz: Adaptogens

What’s the buzz? Adaptogens might be the mystical medicinal tonics that can bust your stress naturally. What does the science say? High levels of daily stress have become normal for...

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The Buzz: Coconut Aminos

What’s the buzz? Coconut aminos are the healthier, umami-rich alternative to soy sauce that influencers say you should be putting on everything. What does the science say? Made from a...

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The Buzz: Clean Eating

What’s the buzz? Is eating “clean” the golden ticket to health and happiness? What does the science say? Search for #cleaneating on Instagram or Twitter and you’ll get several million...

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The Buzz: Turmeric

What’s the buzz? Food as medicine could not be more true for the inflammation-busting spice turmeric. What does the science say?

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The Buzz: Drinking Vinegars

What’s the buzz? Drinking vinegars are today’s hottest healthy mocktail. What does the science say? Also referred to as “shrubs” or “tonics,” drinking vinegars were popular during the Prohibition Era,...

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The Buzz: Jackfruit

What’s the buzz? Jackfruit tastes like meat but is way better for you. What does the science say? Jackfruit is a plant relative of the fig — though with a...

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The Buzz: Kombucha

What’s the buzz? Tapping into probiotic-filled kombucha is good for your gut. What does the science say? Kombucha is a fermented tea drink brewed with black or green tea, sugar,...

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The Buzz: Alternative Waters

What’s the buzz? Are wacky flavored waters bad for your health? What does the science say? Move over coconut water, there’s a new group of trendy beverages in town. Made...

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The Buzz: Natural Sugars

What’s the buzz? Natural sugars like honey, maple syrup, agave, and coconut sugar are better for you than table sugar. Or are they? What does the science say? We have...

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The Buzz: Menu Labeling

What’s the buzz? You’ll now get a side of calorie information with your burger and fries in many restaurants. What do the law and the science say? Not so fast....

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The Buzz: Food Intolerance Testing

What’s the buzz? Food-sensitivity blood tests can save you from exposure to harmful ingredients. But could they be needlessly limiting your food choices? What does the science say? Awareness around...

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The Buzz: Blue Zones® Diet

What’s the buzz? Eating like people in the globe’s “Blue Zones” could be the secret to a long, happy, and healthy life. What does the science say? The Blue Zones®...

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The Buzz: Carb Cycling

What’s the buzz? Carb cycling is the latest go-to diet to boost athletic performance and burn fat. What does the science say? As the primary fuel for our muscles and...

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The Buzz: The MIND Diet

What’s the buzz? The Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay — a.k.a. the MIND Diet —  will help your brain stay younger for longer. What does the science say? It’s well...

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The Buzz: Plant-Based Milks

What’s the buzz? Dairy is mooooving over for plant-based milks in many people’s diets. What does the science say? The days of soy milk as the only cow’s milk alternative...

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The Buzz: Bee Pollen

What’s the buzz? Bee pollen may relieve a variety of health problems, including seasonal allergies and low energy. What does the science say? Bee pollen is a nutrition supplement touted...

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The Buzz: Carrageenan

What’s the buzz? The food additive carrageenan may cause a variety of health problems. What does the science say? Carrageenan is an food additive made from seaweed that is commonly...

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The Buzz: Nutrigenomics

What’s the buzz? Your food choices can help or hinder you in reaching your genetic potential. What does the science say? An emerging form of nutrition science called nutrigenomics may...

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The Buzz: Lower-Fat Avocados

What’s the buzz? New “light” avocados could mean indulging in #avocadotoast more often What does the science say? There are more than 6 million photos tagged #avocado on Instagram. Whether...

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The Buzz: Cricket Protein

What’s the buzz? Bugs with benefits: Are crickets the new perfect protein? What does the science say? While insects are a regular part of many people’s diets around the world,...

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The Buzz: Acai Bowls

What’s the Buzz? Açai is a deep-purple wonder food that’s the coolest new food trend (literally). What Does the Science Say? Açai (ah-sigh-ee) is a dark purple tropical fruit native...

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The Buzz: Monk Fruit Sugar

What’s the buzz? Monk fruit sugar is the newest zero-calorie sweetener to have dieters salivating. What does the science say? Monk fruit, also referred to as “lo han guo,” is...

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