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Science Is Changing What Food Can Be Described as Mighty Healthy (Audio)

Despite the scientific elements to food and nutrition, the word "healthy" is subjective, and its definition is relative to one's tastes, lifestyle, socioeconomic class, and much more. While few would argue that junk food is a healthy option, there is far less clarity when it comes to other foods, like... Read more

Nutrition Facts Labels Are Getting Renovated to Reflect Growing Health Concerns

In 1994, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began requiring companies to label packaged foods with the "Nutrition Facts" label, under the Nutrition Label and Education Act of 1990. Since then, the nutritional content of everything from chewing gum to gourmet jars of pesto became well known, thanks... Read more

Fresh Out the Oven: 2 Compton Men are Preparing Gourmet Meals for the Hood.

For non-locals, Compton, California is most commonly associated with music or crime. In just the last year alone, it's become a household name, thanks to the blockbuster success of the N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton and Dr. Dre's Compton album. With artists like Jay Rock, The Game, and Kendrick Lamar... Read more

This Man’s Quest for Healthy Food is Changing Los Angeles, One Garden at a Time (Video)

Los Angeles, though often thought of as a land of palm trees and greenery aplenty, is mostly a sprawling, urban expanse which is now dealing with a statewide drought of historic proportions. That isn't stopping a resident of L.A.'s South Central neighborhood from doing his part to help his beloved... Read more

Jadakiss & Styles P Are Delivering Healthy Bars to the Neighborhood…But Not the Musical Kind (Video)

In communities across the country, the issue of nutrition and access to healthy foods is one that has permeated across regional, racial, and economic strata. Far too often, residents of low-income neighborhoods don't have health food stores, supermarkets, or even produce stands from which to purchase foods that aren't processed,... Read more

Cereal Killa: Your Favorite Childhood Cereals Are Changing…

Whether you're KRS-One or just an average Joe, things are about to change when you  "wake up every morning to your Lucky Charms cereal." Health consciousness has become a major concern for Americans as years of sedentary lifestyles and processed foods begin to manifest themselves into side effects like obesity,... Read more