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Research: Foods with added vitamins, nutrients can be harmful

Foods with added vitamins and minerals may seem like a healthy option to supplement a diet, but it turns out that the added nutrients can be harmful to consumers -- especially young children, senior citizens and pregnant women.

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 08:10am EDT

Tags: health, Environmental Working Group, vitamins, nutrients, Sarah Beth Hensley, cereals

Report: Children's cereals pack a sugary punch

Children's cereals contain too much sugar and can contribute as much as 10 pounds of sugar to a child's diet a year, according to a new report.

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 07:24pm EDT

Tags: cereal, sugar, obesity, Environmental Working Group

Can an edible water bottle replace plastic bottles?

The U.S. consumes 50 billion water bottles year year; 75 percent end up in a landfill. Could an "edible bottle" solve this problem?

Wednesday - 05/07/2014, 07:17am EDT

Tags: water bottles, Environmental Working Group, Ooho, plastic bottles, Rachel Nania

Watchdog group releases best and worst fruits and veggies

The Environmental Working Group is out with its lists of the "Dirty Dozen" fruits and vegetables and its "Clean Fifteen."

Monday - 05/05/2014, 12:10pm EDT

Tags: Brian Drew, dirty dozen, Clean 15, fruits, vegetables, Environmental Working Group

Sunscreen facts and eco-friendly options

With the sun beating down in this extreme heat, it's important for you -- and your kids -- to wear sunscreen. But what sunscreen is effective and safe for both you and the environment?

Thursday - 07/18/2013, 11:28am EDT

Tags: sunscreen, eco-friendly, health, Joan Michelson, FDA, Environmental Working Group

12 fruits and veggies high in pesticide contamination

Since we were children, we've been reminded about the importance of eating fruits and vegetables. So, if you've been doing just that, give yourself a pay on the back.

Monday - 06/25/2012, 07:45am EDT

Tags: veronica robinson, eating, fruits, vegetables, Environmental Working Group