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Gluten-Free Food Banks Bridge Celiac Disease And Hunger - NPR (blog)

Gluten-Free Food Banks Bridge Celiac Disease And Hunger - NPR (blog) | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it

"For people with celiac disease, eating gluten-free can be a struggle. But it's even harder for those who aren't always sure where their next meal will come from..."

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High-Protein Diets: The Risks You Need To Know - Marie Claire.co.uk (blog)

High-Protein Diets: The Risks You Need To Know - Marie Claire.co.uk (blog) | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it

"The high-protein diet has gotten an extremely bad rap in the news lately, especially after one study claimed it's as bad for your health as smoking cigarettes."

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There's a pill that prevents HIV — why are only gay men talking about it?

There's a pill that prevents HIV — why are only gay men talking about it? | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
A few months ago, the CDC recommended Truvada, the HIV prevention pill, to anyone at risk of infection. The Verge and other media outlets — including The New York Times, The Washington Post, and S...
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Study: Many Parents Are In Denial About Their Kids’ Obesity

Study: Many Parents Are In Denial About Their Kids’ Obesity | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
There’s a certain type of parental pride that grows from just the right combination of willful ignorance, unflagging optimism, and impressive mental gymnastics. Junior’s latest report card was less than stellar?
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Revealed: the dirty secret of the UK’s poultry industry

Revealed: the dirty secret of the UK’s poultry industry | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Two-thirds of fresh retail chicken in the UK is contaminated with campylobacter, a nasty bug that affects about 280,000 people a year. We investigate why
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Backlash has begun against gluten-free dieters

Backlash has begun against gluten-free dieters | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
As more Americans just say no to gluten, critics call the diet a fad.
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Quality of marriage linked to heart health

Quality of marriage linked to heart health | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
In a cross-sectional study of affairs of the heart — in both biological and sentimental terms — researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have linked cardiovascular health to marriage.
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The real reason the French don’t get fat

The real reason the French don’t get fat | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
It’s not the red wine, but their culture of taste and enjoyment. North American fare is so bland that we gobble more to achieve satisfaction
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Support lifts terminally ill mum's spirits - Life & Style - NZ Herald News

Support lifts terminally ill mum's spirits - Life & Style - NZ Herald News | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Women all over the world are raising money for terminally ill Hastings mum Kirsty Porcer - one sip of tea and slice of cake at a time. - New Zealand Herald
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Can going vegetarian save you from Bali belly? - Sydney Morning Herald

Can going vegetarian save you from Bali belly? - Sydney Morning Herald | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it

There are many moments when travellers might say: I wish I were vegetarian...

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Bummer: Red Wine, Chocolate Not Good For Your Heart : DNews

Bummer: Red Wine, Chocolate Not Good For Your Heart : DNews | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
A new study found no link between the antioxidant resveratrol in red wine, chocolate and grapes with longevity or the incidence of cardiovascular disease, cancer and inflammation. Continue reading →
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Processed cheeses, cured meats kick-start production of harmful hormone: study

Processed cheeses, cured meats kick-start production of harmful hormone: study | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
After sodium and fat content, a new study suggests adding phosphates to the list of unhealthy ingredients to look out for on nutritional labels, after making a connection between high blood pressure, heart disease and phosphate consumption.
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Colorado eyes rules for marijuana edibles

Colorado eyes rules for marijuana edibles | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Colorado’s marijuana experiment is threatened by the popularity of eating it instead of smoking it, leading the pot industry to join health officials and state regulators to try to curb the problem of consumers ingesting too much weed.
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Antibiotics Should Resist A Free-Market Paradigm | Animal Welfare | Andrew Gunther

Antibiotics Should Resist A Free-Market Paradigm | Animal Welfare | Andrew Gunther | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
The wide misuse of antibiotics in food animal production raises the question: Should the free market alone decide how to use these vital medical tools?
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What You Need To Know Before You Reuse That Plastic Water Bottle

What You Need To Know Before You Reuse That Plastic Water Bottle | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it

"The question: If it's just filled with water, what's so bad about not washing my water bottle?"

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Obesity: America's biggest export

Obesity: America's biggest export | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
The chemistry and marketing behind the U.S. food industry is doing serious damage to the health of millions of Americans, as well as increasing amounts of adults in other countries. Researchers at ...
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Combining astrology and healthcare: your medical horoscopes | Dean Burnett

Combining astrology and healthcare: your medical horoscopes | Dean Burnett | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
MP David Tredinnick has stated that he wants to see more astrology used in healthcare and medicine in the UK. Rather than dismiss or mock such an idea, perhaps it would be better to see how it might pan out.
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Eight of the most outlandish food health claims

Eight of the most outlandish food health claims | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Alice-Azania Jarvis: In years gone by, the public was told that Coca-Cola cures impotence, biscuits prevent masturbation and pomegranate juice helps you cheat death
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Think an Ethnic Restaurant Caused Your Food Poisoning? You Might Be a Little Racist.

Think an Ethnic Restaurant Caused Your Food Poisoning? You Might Be a Little Racist. | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Not long ago, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that New York City health officials had used Yelp to identify restaurants that were spreading food-borne illnesses from their kitchens. Three dishes—a house salad, a shrimp and lobster cannelloni, and “macaroni and cheese spring rolls”—had contained pathogens that made...
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Why do cleanse detox diets remain so popular?

Why do cleanse detox diets remain so popular? | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Just in time for swimsuit season, another cleanse diet book has been hovering near the top of the best-seller list; this one, called the 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse promises in its subhead to help you “lose up to 15 Pounds in 10 Days!” No wonder it’s selling better than the Green Smoothie Bible, the Detox Diet, or the 3 Day Juice Cleanse, all published within the past six months. But do any of them really work?

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Grilled Cheese for Grownups

Grilled Cheese for Grownups | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
With leftover vegetables, cheese and bread, you can make an easy yet nutritious dinner thanks to the toaster oven.
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Six parts of food we shouldn't scrap - and the hidden health benefits

Six parts of food we shouldn't scrap - and the hidden health benefits | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
“Don’t waste the best bit” is a phrase we all recognise from childhood. But are you aware that the parts of fruit and veg which we often discard may actually contain huge health benefits?

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How Food Companies Court Nutrition Educators With Junk Food

How Food Companies Court Nutrition Educators With Junk Food | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Corporate sponsorship of professional events for nutritionists has been on the rise. But should the gatekeepers of nutrition information be taking free meals and snacks from McDonald's and Hershey's?
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Want to Know If Your Food Is Genetically Modified?

Want to Know If Your Food Is Genetically Modified? | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it

In more than 30 years in politics, Bobby Starr had never seen anything like it. The Vermont state senator, a Democrat, represents a remote, rural district on the Canadian border...

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You Think Food Tastes Better If It's Expensive

You Think Food Tastes Better If It's Expensive | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Restaurant goers who pay more at restaurant buffets think the food is tastier than the same food offered at a lower cost
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