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Acrylamide in Foods (and 5 Ways to Protect Yourself)

A bowl of whole grain cereal... a piece of a wheat toast... and a cup of coffee. That might sound like a typical carb-rich American breakfast. And you probably already know that a high-carbohydrate diet can add pounds to your middle. But research shows that these foods could also increase your risk of cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer's. That's because they also contain a known toxin - … [Read more...]

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Is There Acrylamide in Your Lunch?

Last weekend, my husband and I were enjoying our Saturday afternoon with a leisurely stroll through Whole Foods Market. As usual, there was a temping new giveaway on the endcap of the snack aisle - a new brand of "healthy chips". Jon, being the crunch-craver that he is, was drawn to the display like a chip to a dip. He came back with a handful and started munching, while I picked up the bag to … [Read more...]

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