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Grab-and-go foods are an easy option for busy lives, but if you opt for ultra-processed foods a lot, you may pick up something you don't want -- heart disease.

About 55% of Americans' daily calories come from eating ultra-processed foods, a new study found. And the more calories that came from ultra-processed foods, the worse heart health was, the findings suggested.

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Here's more evidence that energy drinks like Red Bull and Monster are not risk-free. Researchers find they may boost blood pressure and the odds of electrical problems in the heart.

And they say caffeine isn't the culprit.

"Energy drinks are readily accessible and commonly consumed by a large number of teens and young adults, including college students. Understanding how the...

Some of those decorative glitters and dusts you're planning to use in your holiday baking aren't meant to be eaten, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns.

These products are widely available online and in craft and bakery supply stores. They're also often featured in online instructional videos, blogs and articles about decorating foods such as cakes, cupcakes, cookies and cake ...

Many Americans believe they face health risks from food additives, but plenty of others think that additives in small amounts won't harm them, a new survey finds.

It seems the United States is divided about the harms and benefits of modern food production practices.

Specifically, 51 percent of Americans say they could be sickened by food additives, but 48 percent believe th...

Chemicals used to preserve, package and enhance food can harm children's health, a leading pediatricians' group says.

A growing mound of scientific evidence has linked these chemicals to changes in children's hormone systems, which can alter their normal development and increase their risk of childhood obesity, the new American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy statement argues.

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Chemicals used to cure meats like salami and hot dogs may be linked to a mood disorder called mania, researchers report.

Those chemicals, known as nitrates, are frequently added to processed meats to prevent bacteria growth.

"There's growing evidence that germs in the intestines can influence the brain," said study lead author Dr. Robert Yolken. "This work on nitrates opens ...

Most Americans believe lab-grown meat should be labeled as different from conventional meat, a new survey finds.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration held a public meeting last week on the safety of such products, also called synthetic or cultured meat.

The results of the national phone survey by Consumer Reports were released the same day.

Forty-nine percent of s...

If you worry about ever getting cancer, you might want to pass on the processed foods at your supermarket.

Every 10 percent dietary increase in packaged snacks, fizzy drinks, sugary cereals and other highly processed foods boosts the risk for cancer by 12 percent, new research suggests.

Breast cancer, in particular, was associated with greater consumption of mass-produced, u...