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Tea steeped in health benefits

By Susan Szuch

December 8, 2014

While coffee and energy drinks may tend to prevail as drinks of choice during finals cram sessions, students shouldn’t overlook tea as an option. The drink, in many capacities, has an array of benefits, and Natural Gourmet at 2225 S. Neil St. in Champaign, and the Common Ground Food Cooperative at...

FDA implements ban on trans fats

FDA implements ban on trans fats

November 20, 2013

The battle to ban artificial trans fats is finally coming to a close as the FDA issued the preliminary determination that partially hydrogenated oils are not “generally recognized as safe” early this November. This decision allows for a 60-day period during which more data can be collected, and f...