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7 Food Labels Shoppers Should Ignore Because They Are Meaningless

Some labels, like “organic,” “low-fat,” or “sugar-free” have real nutritional value because they are regulated by federal law. Others are just empty and purposely vague. Here are 7 meaningless labels you probably hear all the time.

06/23/2015

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3 Delicious Veggies To Cook In Spring

Take the mystery out of picking seasonal vegetables. Here are three tasty veggies to serve up this spring.

05/05/2015

Alexander Weiss, (C) the MasterChef Junior Winner, working alongside Chef Ian Gresik, (L) of Drago Centro, prepare a dish called 'to begin," that include fresh ricotta, fava beans, peas, garbanzo beans and crispy pancetta, in the restaurant's exclusive private dining room called The Vault on June 27, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Narsai David Food News: Simple Stir-Fry For First Fava Beans In Season

The first fava beans of the season are turning up in markets and onto plates. Narsai David says they’re amazing and advises the bigger the better for picking as long as the color is right.

04/17/2015

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Narsai David: How To Buy and Enjoy Spring Asparagus

California asparagus hits the market. What should you know to enjoy this spring treat?

03/20/2015

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Food, Our Diet And Politics: KCBS In Depth With Dr. Marion Nestle

Dr. Marion Nestle, a former nutrition senior advisor for the U.S. Department of Health, discusses the new dietary guidelines recommended to the government and how the food industry’s interests could conflate things.

03/02/2015

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Pelosi Trying To Stop GOP Push To Lower Nutritional Standards For School Lunches

House Republicans are pushing to give schools a break from new school meal standards requiring more fruits and vegetables, and less fat, sodium and sugar. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says lowering those standards is “unacceptable.”

12/05/2014

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Whole Foods To Rate Produce Based On How ‘Responsibly Grown’ It Is

Whole Foods plans to start rolling out a system that ranks fruits and vegetables as “good,” “better” or “best” based on the supplier’s farming practices.

10/15/2014

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Narsai David: Eat Your Fruits And Veggies, But Is One Better Than The Other?

If you eat your veggies, can you skip the fruit? We so often see the phrase: eat your fruits and vegetables. The University of California Berkeley Wellness Letter has an interesting article that makes the case for fruit.

10/10/2014

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West Oakland Community Garden Trashed By Vandals, Possibly Over Gentrification

There’s a mess at one West Oakland community garden after vandals were reportedly targeting more than just vegetables.

08/05/2014

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Fresh Food Options At San Francisco Bayview Stores Expanding

A grassroots campaign to bring healthy food options to San Francisco’s Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood is starting to make an impact with better food choices on the way.

06/20/2014

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