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The Western Diet Is So Unhealthy, It’s Affecting Our Eyes

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Today, scientific research has shown that our eating habits are strongly linked to the risk of chronic diseases like obesity, heart disease, and diabetes. But...

  • Meat labels at a grocery store in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, May 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

    Should Consumers Have the Right to Know Where Their Meat Comes From?

    Recent developments in an ongoing trade dispute between the United States, Mexico, and Canada may have lasting consequences for grocery shoppers: the disappearance of food... Read more

  • 3D-printed chicken nuggets, by Natural Machines' Foodini 3D food printer. (Courtesy of Natural Machines)

    No Need to Cook, Now You Can 3D-Print Your Food

    The Italian food company Barilla has developed the world’s first 3-D-pasta printer. Using water and semolina flour milled from durum wheat—just like the company’s traditional... Read more

  • The Union Square farmer's market in Manhattan, New York, on Sept. 22, 2014. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    American Consumers Cynical About ‘Organic’ Food Label

    More than half (51 percent) of American consumers believe that an organic food label is an excuse to charge more for the product, according to... Read more

  • In this Oct. 23, 2014 file photo, a grocery store employee wipes down a soup bar with a display informing customers of organic, GMO-free oils in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

    The USDA Just Approved a New Non-GMO Label, but That Doesn’t Mean Much

    When the press leaked news of the first food company getting a non-GMO label from the USDA (Department of Agriculture) last week, it made waves... Read more

  • Cattle roam the dirt-brown fields of Nathan Carver's ranch on the outskirts of Delano, in California's Central Valley, on February 3, 2014. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

    Nestle Plants in California Will Extract Water from Milk to Clean Factories

    The food and beverage company Nestlé is investing $7 million on water-conservation projects in an effort to reduce water usage at its California factories. The... Read more

  • Hershey's chocolate bars are shown on July 16, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo Illustration by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

    Hershey’s Just Paid for a Study to Convince You Chocolate Is Healthy

    A team of researchers at Northern Arizona University has found that dark chocolate can lower blood pressure and act as a stimulant for the brain... Read more

  • Patrice Achard, a wine producer, poses with a glass of wine in his wine cellar on December 16, 2014 in Saint-Aubin-de-Luigne, near Angers, western France. (Jean-Sebastien Evrard/AFP/Getty Images)

    Why the French Are Drinking Less Wine

    Think the French are the world’s greatest wine lovers? It turns out that isn’t the case anymore. In a new study on global alcohol consumption... Read more

  • CHOC Chick starter kits come with everything you need to make your own healthy raw chocolates.

    Love Chocolate? Make Chocolate!

    I really do love chocolate! Chocolate has always been a big part of my life and some of my earliest childhood memories are of making... Read more

  • Farm manager Andrew Casner, at an urban farm on Wards Island, New York City, June 11, 2014. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Forget Tech Jobs, the Future Is in Agriculture

    If you want a guaranteed job opening after graduating college, major in an agricultural program. There’s a shortage of graduates with agriculture-related degrees in the... Read more

  • A tamper is used to prepare coffee grounds. (Greg Wood/AFP/Getty Images, file)

    The Next Health Food Craze: Coffee Grounds?

    Researchers in Spain have discovered a way to make use of coffee grounds—adding them into our food. Worldwide, more than 2 billion tons of coffee byproducts are... Read more

  • A Big Mac hamburger and french fries are pictured in a McDonald's fast food restaurant in Central London on August 6, 2008.  (Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images)

    UK McDonald’s Refused to Serve Customer Who Looked Homeless

    A McDonald’s manager in England refused to serve a customer when he assumed the man was homeless, according to local press. Daniel Jackson, a 27-year-old... Read more

  • A man drinks a Big Gulp drink from 7-Eleven, in Manhattan, N.Y., on June 26, 2014. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Do Sugary Drinks Make You Get the Munchies?

    Drinking sugary beverages sweetened with fructose will have you craving high-calorie foods, according to a newly published study. Fructose is a sugar that is naturally... Read more

  • Apples are displayed at a Whole Foods grocery market in San Francisco, California, on October 15, 2014. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    Even Whole Foods Realized It’s Too Expensive for Millennials

    Whole Foods Market, the high-end grocery chain specializing in organic products, will be opening new stores geared toward cash-strapped millennials. The company announced the new... Read more

  • In this undated product image provided by McDonald’s one of the McDonald’s mascots the Hamburglar poses for a photo. The company is bringing the burger thief back to its advertising after a 13-year absence. On Wednesday, May 6, 2015, McDonald's Corp. tweeted a 30-second ad featuring the Hamburglar, his face unseen, flipping burgers in a suburban backyard with his wife and son. (McDonald’s via AP)

    McDonald’s Tries to Be Hip But Can’t Escape the Past

    After six consecutive quarters of falling sales in the United States, McDonald’s is on a mission to reinvent itself and lure back today’s consumers. What’s... Read more

  • The walls of Sydney's Town Hall railway station are bedecked to resemble a Woolworths' supermarket shelf in Australia's first virtual supermarket, on February 19, 2012. (Photo by Marianna Massey/Getty Images for Woolworths)

    Grocery Shopping for the 21st Century: Man Versus Machine

    Digital technology is about to take over a new territory: grocery shopping. Or rather, a new global survey shows the extent to which the domination’s already... Read more

  • Whole Foods Launches Produce Rating System To Highlight Environmental Impact

    One-Quarter of All Millennials Struggle to Pay for Groceries

    Millennials are having a tough time paying for groceries, despite their financial security and optimism being at an all-time high, according to a new marketing survey... Read more

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