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How Much Protein Do You Need, Really?

July 17, 2017 Karen Ansel

Lately it seems like everyone’s trying to load up on protein — and for good reason! Just about everything in the body needs protein. It helps build and repair muscles and other body tissues. It

January-February 2013

CSAs at the Community Crossroads

January 1, 2013 Karen Ansel

Ten years ago, Christina Fuchs, MS, RD, CDN, was ahead of her time. As the coordinator of community health resources at Saint Vincent's Hospital in New York City, she received a grant from the New

Winter 2012

Labeling Laws for GM/GE Foods

October 30, 2012 Karen Ansel

Genetically engineered (GE) and genetically modified (GM) foods contain an ingredient whose DNA has been altered via recombinant DNA technology. The World Health Organization asserts that there’s no likely health risk associated with consuming genetically