Allison Aubrey http://wuwm.com en Why All Fat Is Not Created Equal http://wuwm.com/post/why-all-fat-not-created-equal Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>All right, that story on that came to us from NPR's Allison Aubrey who joins us in the studio now. And, Allison, Elizabeth, right there at the end sounded very relieved to be eating fat again, a burger.<p>ALLISON AUBREY, BYLINE: That's right. She did.<p>GREENE: And, yeah, and I'm wondering does this mean that we can bring back the burgers? Bring back the bacon? Would make me very happy.<p>AUBREY: Ah-ha. That's what you're looking for here. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 09:18:00 +0000 Allison Aubrey 28063 at http://wuwm.com Companies Tap Celebrity Power For Extreme Vegetable Makeover http://wuwm.com/post/companies-tap-celebrity-power-extreme-vegetable-makeover Marketing to kids may have gotten a bad rap in the past. Especially since children have been the target of so much junk food advertising.<p>But it's a new day.<p>Increasingly, companies are seeing profits pushing ultra-healthy stuff. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 20:31:00 +0000 Allison Aubrey 26899 at http://wuwm.com Almost 500 Foods Contain The 'Yoga Mat' Compound. Should We Care? http://wuwm.com/post/yoga-mats-your-loaf-bread-chemicals-not-so-bad That compound found in commercially baked bread — yep, the one that's in yoga mats, too — is in the news again.<p>A <a href="http://www.ewg.org/release/yoga-mat-chemical-found-nearly-500-foods">report</a> from the Environmental Working Group finds that the compound, azodicarbonamide, is found in close to 500 food products, from Pillsbury Dinner Rolls to Little Debbie products to Wonder Bread.<p>As you may recall, the sandwich chain Subway got a lot of attention a few weeks back when it announced its plans to remove this compound — which is used to improve dough and maintain bread texture — fro Thu, 06 Mar 2014 21:16:00 +0000 Allison Aubrey 26261 at http://wuwm.com Almost 500 Foods Contain The 'Yoga Mat' Compound. Should We Care? Eat Plants And Prosper: For Longevity, Go Easy On The Meat, Study Says http://wuwm.com/post/eat-plants-and-prosper-longevity-go-easy-meat-study-says Americans who ate a diet rich in animal protein during middle age were significantly more likely to die from cancer and other causes, compared with people who reported going easy on foods such as red meat and cheese, fresh research suggests.<p>The <a href="http://www.cell.com/cell-metabolism/fulltext/S1550-4131%2814%2900062-X">study,</a> published Tuesday in the journal <em>Cell Metabolism</em>, was based on an analysis of data from <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhanes.htm">NHANES</a>, an ongoing federally funded study that surveys Americans about their eating habits and behaviors.<p>In thi Wed, 05 Mar 2014 13:41:00 +0000 Allison Aubrey 26129 at http://wuwm.com Eat Plants And Prosper: For Longevity, Go Easy On The Meat, Study Says With New Food Labels, Back Of The Box Gets A Makeover http://wuwm.com/post/new-food-labels-back-box-gets-makeover Transcript <p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: <p>This is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News. I'm Melissa Block.<p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: <p>And I'm Audie Cornish.<p>We've been hearing about the Food and Drug Administration's proposed makeover of the Nutrition Facts Panel, the box on food packages that tells us how much fat, sodium and other things are a product. Thu, 27 Feb 2014 21:07:00 +0000 Allison Aubrey 25741 at http://wuwm.com