5@5: Food industry fights trans fat phaseout | The MIND dieta boon for brain health?

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Each day at 5 p.m. we collect the five top natural news headlines of the day, making it easy for you to catch up on today's most important natural products industry news.

Food industry asks for exemptions to trans fat phase out

The Grocery Manufacturers Association is petitioning the FDA to continue using trans fats in products like breakfast cereals and pie crusts. Read more at Associated Press...


Special veg-rich diet may slow cognitive decline in elderly, study shows

A hybrid of the Mediterranean diet and the DASH eating plan that's referred to by researchers as the MIND diet could help slow normal brain aging, according to new research involving 960 seniors. The diet emphasizes leafy vegetables, whole grains and a daily glass of wine. Read more Reuters...

Generation yum: Why millennials are the most food-obsessed generation in history

It's not just your imagination—we're obsessed with food. According to Eve Turow, author of A Taste of Generation Yum, it has something to do with food politics and the Internet. Read more at Civil Eats...


Celestial Seasonings teas receive non-GMO Project verification

Nine of the company's teas, including Sleepytime Herbal Tea, are first in the company's ongoing quest to have all of its bagged specialty teas certified. Read more at MarketWatch...


Jason Mraz wants you to sign this California carbon petition

A California nonprofit is using celebrity power to educate the public on what carbon sequestration is and how it could help save the planet. Read more at Modern Farmer...

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