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Blog Archive for April 2014

Breakfast of Chumps

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014   Dr. Neal Barnard   fast food


Rather than working to further distinguish itself from the burger-slinging joints, Taco Bell has leapt into a seemingly industry-wide competition to turn breakfast into the worst meal of the day. Taco Bell’s new breakfast menu launched last month, though the company had been hyping up certain items for weeks—especially the Waffle Taco and the A.M. Crunchwrap.

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Vegetables Less Healthy than Fried Chicken? Don’t Fall for Clickbait Headlines.

Friday, Apr 11, 2014   Dr. Neal Barnard   other


Catchy headlines equal clicks, clicks equal readers, and readers equal money. It’s a formula the ever-changing news industry uses more frequently, as newsrooms get smaller and readers move quickly to the next trending topic.

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