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Auburn University food historian explains new FDA guidelines for ‘healthy’ food labels

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently updated its criteria for foods labeled “healthy.” The proposed change is based on current nutrition science and prioritizes healthy dietary patterns, continuing from the FDA’s overhaul of the Nutrition Facts panel in 2016. Xaq Frohlich, assistant professor of history at Auburn University, explains why and how “healthy” food label criteria has changed over the years.

Frolich’s research focuses on the historical intersections of science, law and markets, and how they have shaped our understanding of food, risk and responsibility. His book, “From Label to Table: Regulating Food in America in the Information

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Shailene Woodley Explains Why She’s Not Vegan or Even Vegetarian

It would be fair to say that Shailene Woodley literally has an appetite for adventure. The actor has lived all over the world and thus has tried various foods from all different cultures. The Fallout star particularly has a palate for fermented foods and has learned how to make a lot of things herself. While foods like kimchi and drinks like kombucha are all the rage now (especially amongst the famous and wealthy) Woodley was enjoying them long before they became mainstream. And while Woodley is passionate about the environment, she doesn’t follow a strict vegan or vegetarian diet.

non vegan Shailene Woodley wears a black dress and a bold red dress

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