Ranking the Nutrition of Foods from First to Worst

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Raspberries, along with other fruits, ranked at the top of a new food ranking system. Alexey Dulin/EyeEm/Getty Images
  • Researchers have developed a “Food Compass” that ranks foods from most healthy to least healthy based on nine factors.
  • Fruits and vegetables scored the highest, while processed foods were ranked the lowest.
  • Experts say the system can be used to select foods for your diet based on your individual goals.

Deciding if a food is “good” for you isn’t always easy.

However, researchers from Tufts University in Massachusetts may have just made things easier with the development of a

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The #1 Worst Drink for Weight Loss, New Study Finds

While fans of diet soda might not want to hear this, it turns out that the seemingly healthier bubbly beverages might be doing more harm than good when it comes to weight loss efforts.

Artificial sweeteners remain controversial due to the fact that “the health consequences of artificial sweeteners or nonnutritive sweetener (NNS) are still highly debated,” say the authors of a new study, published in JAMA Network Open. That’s rather significant when you consider the fact that over 40% of American adults opt for drinks like diet soda, in part, because they believe it won’t cause additional weight

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Best Trader Joe’s Desserts Ranked From Worst To Best

Your sweet tooth will thank me.

As a loyal Trader Joe’s shopper and a devoted fan, I am more than a bit familiar with the products at my local TJ’s. And when it comes to sweets, not all products are created equal. Here are a bunch of popular Trader Joe’s desserts ranked so you know exactly what to skip and what to stock up on.


Turkish Fig Bites

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Despite the slightly sexier branding, you can’t disguise a Fig Newton.


Dark Chocolate Covered Marshmallows

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You know exactly what

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This Is the Worst Way To Drink Prosecco, According To Experts

The summer season is just around the corner, and you know what that means: More bubbly bevs, outdoors, with friends. But before you lay out your bar setup, you’ll definitely want to read this. As it turns out, if you’ve been drinking prosecco from a certain type of glass, you’ve been doing it all wrong, all this time. (Oops.)

By now, we all know prosecco is more than a trend. For that, say Grazie to a few major influences, such as Food Network figures like Giada de Laurentiis (she’s a big one) and the Italian sparkler’s elegant affordability. If you’ve

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