Ultraprocessed foods linked to ovarian and other cancer deaths, study finds

Editor’s note: Sign up for CNN’s Eat, But Better: Mediterranean Style. Our eight-part guide shows you a delicious expert-backed eating lifestyle that will boost your health for life. CNN — Eating more ultraprocessed foods raises the risk of developing and dying from cancer, especially ovarian cancer, according to a new study of over 197,000 people … Read more

Live longer with these dishes from ‘blue zones’ in America

CNN — In a few, unique communities around the globe, people live long and heathy lives, up to and past 100. Dubbed “blue zones,” residents of these areas share a common environment and lifestyle that scientists believe contribute to their longevity. The Italian island of Sardinia was where one of the first groups of centenarians … Read more

Sesame joins the major food allergens list, FDA says

CNN — Sesame has joined the list of major food allergens defined by law, according to the US Food and Drug Administration. the changewhich went into effect on January 1, comes as a result of the Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education and Research Act, or FASTER Act, which was signed into law in April 2021. … Read more

FDA: Sesame joins major food allergens list on January 1

CNN — Starting January 1, sesame will join the list of major food allergens defined by law, according to the US Food and Drug Administration. The change comes as a result of the Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education and Research Act, or FASTER Act, which was signed into law in April 2021. The FDA has … Read more

Ice cream makes the best dessert scoop for the holidays

Editor’s note: Sign up for CNN’s Eat, But Better: Mediterranean Style. Our eight-part guide shows you a delicious expert-backed eating lifestyle that will boost your health for life. CNN — Certain dessert traditions come to mind during Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and the holiday season in general. There are pumpkin and sweet potato pies, rugelach and … Read more

Lab-grown meat could be served up for dinner soon. What does it taste like?

Oxford, England CNN — The meatball tastes like meat, an accomplishment in itself. It’s a bit dense and on the smaller side — not exactly the classic version you imagine melting in your mouth at an Italian restaurant with red-checkered tablecloths and a parmesan wheel. But it’s well browned on the outside, and the flavor … Read more

December is the month for eating all the cookies

Editor’s note: Food writer Casey Barber says December is the month for baking cookies. Stay tuned for her January recipe selection, and for all the months that follow. CNN — The calendar says December, but it should really read “Cookiember.” This is the month for bakers of all types and skill levels to go big … Read more

What’s gone wrong at Beyond Meat

new York CNN Business — A slew of problems have stalled the growth of Beyond Meat, once a darling of Wall Street whose top product became synonymous with plant-based burgers. Sales have been declining, sliding 22.5% in the third quarter compared to the previous year, and the company has laid off over 20% of its … Read more

Ultraprocessed food may contribute to dementia, study says

Editor’s note: Sign up for CNN’s Eat, But Better: Mediterranean Style. Our eight-part guide shows you a delicious expert-backed eating lifestyle that will boost your health for life. CNN — We all eat them — ultraprocessed foods such as Frozen pizza and ready-to-eat meals make our busy lives much easier. Besides, they are just darn … Read more

Improve memory as you age by eating more flavonols, study says

CNN — Eating more flavonols, antioxidants found in many vegetables, fruits, tea and wine, may slow your rate of memory loss, a new study finds. The cognitive score of people in the study who ate the most flavonols declined 0.4 units per decade more slowly than those who ate the fewest flavonols. The results held … Read more