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World / Science & Health Apr 25, 2019

EU to curb trans fats from 2021 to boost heart health

The EU adopted a regulation on Wednesday to curb trans fat amounts in products like snack food as part of efforts to fight heart disease and strokes in Europe. Industrially-produced trans-fatty acids, like margarine and some hardened vegetable fats, are popular among food producers because ...

World / Science & Health Feb 25, 2019

Japan No. 4 healthiest nation as Spain tops list

Maybe it's something in the gazpacho or paella, as Spain just surpassed Italy to become the world's healthiest country. That's according to the 2019 edition of the Bloomberg Healthiest Country Index, which ranks 169 economies according to factors that contribute to overall health. Spain placed ...

U.S. dieters look beyond calories

World / Science & Health Apr 19, 2014

U.S. dieters look beyond calories

by Candice Choi

Obsessing over calories alone has left U.S. dieters with an empty feeling. The calorie counting that defined dieting for so long is giving way to other considerations, like the promise of more fiber or natural ingredients. That is chipping away at the popularity of products ...