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Progressive Eaters, Unite!

America’s food industry is in the midst of a dramatic culture shift that’s challenging everything we’ve been taught about eating. Here’s how to take advantage of this exciting new movement and eat more healthfully than ever before.

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Raise Your Food Consciousness

Feeling confused about what to eat? Unsure about which foods are safest, best for you, and best for the environment? Join the club — then join the ranks of a new group of informed eaters and good-food advocates who are bringing a variety of better, clearer, more satisfying choices into view — and within reach.

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Fat Chance

Until recently, consumers had no way of knowing precisely how much trans fat lurked in their favorite foods. But now, a new food-labeling regulation gives us all a better shot at eliminating this danger from our diets.

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Food Fright

The food industry has turned out some scary stuff in recent decades, but that doesn’t mean you have to stand quaking in your kitchen. Here’s how to take the fear out of your food choices — and put common sense back in.

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Excitotoxins

They’re supposed to enhance flavor and excite your tastebuds, but could these common food additives also be overexciting your cells — and doing damage to your nervous system?

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Looking for More Information

Additional Resources: BOOKSExcitotoxins: The Taste that Kills by Russell L. Blaylock, MD (Health Press, 1996) In Bad Taste: The MSG Syndrome by George R. Schwartz, MD (Health Press, 1999) The Crazy Makers: How the Food Industry Is Destroying Our Brains and Harming Our Children by Carol Simontacchi (J.P. Tarcher, 2001) A Consumer’s Dictionary of Food… Read more »

A Game of Chicken

Pumped with chemicals and raised in cramped quarters, most supermarket chickens these days are a sad joke. But don’t despair! You can still rustle up an old-fashioned chicken dinner that is delicious, nutritious and totally satisfying!