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The EWG's New Tool To Help You Eat Healthy Seafood

The Environmental Working Group published a new shopping tool and seafood calculator today to help people buy seafood lower in mercury, higher in...

Environmental Working Group
September 19 2014

10 "Healthy" Foods That Can Actually Hurt Your Health

When patients first visit my office, I always make it my business to find out not only about their health histories and lifestyle habits, but also...

Frank Lipman, M.D.
September 1 2014

Study Says That If You Want To Help The Environment, Eat Less Meat

It turns out that being a vegan might mean you're also helping to save the environment ... or, at least harm it a lot less than your meat-eating...

July 2 2014

10 Rules To Eat The Cleanest Foods Possible

When it comes to purchasing food, protecting our bodies often goes hand-in-hand with protecting the environment ... so if you follow a few simple...

Maria Benardis
June 6 2014

A Surprising Nutrient That Helps Kids Sleep

Sleeplessness among children is common, occurring in as many as 40% of kids. Sleep deprivation can crescendo into a variety of other problems,...

David Perlmutter, M.D.
March 26 2014

Why Eating Fish Is Even More Dangerous Than You Thought

Bad news for seafood lovers: fish isn't quite as healthy as we've been led to believe. If you eat fish regularly, chances are you're getting too much...

Environmental Working Group
January 21 2014

9 Things Everyone Should Know About Farmed Fish

If you eat seafood, unless you catch it yourself or ask the right questions, the odds are pretty good it comes from a fish farm. The aquaculture...

David Robinson Simon
November 7 2013

Everything You Need To Know About Mercury In Fish

Through a process called bioaccumulation, toxic mercury can progressively accumulate in fatty tissues at each successive stage of the food chain, from...

If You're Going To Eat Fish, Here's How To Eat The Healthiest Fish Possible

Incorporating fish into your diet is a great way to boost health, protect your brain and heart, and even stave off certain kinds of cancers. To say...

Frank Lipman, M.D.
June 8 2013