Are you eating fake eggs made in a laboratory? Who knew? This is like some mutated organism plasma-like "goo" from the movie "Alien." Who in their right mind would dare eat it? Well, lots of people who don't know that they're eating it, that's who.
Is your child addicted to processed food? Processed food contains highly-addictive chemicals that can make convincing your child not to eat them quite difficult. These steps can help make the process easier.
Food companies are spending millions of dollars to design foods with addictive sensations. What can you and I do about it? Is there any way to counteract the money, the science, and the advertising behind the junk food industry?
Science World Report The FDA Calls Out Yet Another Food Chemical To Avoid: Acrylamide Forbes Yesterday the FDA released a Consumer Update suggesting that people try to reduce their consumption of a compound in found in well- and over-cooked foods,...
"We've steeped ourselves in the research and the tea leaves read quite auspiciously: tea makes you more alert more relaxed and less likely to die tomorrow. These are all good things."
Humans have been steeping leaves in hot water for 500,000 years. Us Americans drank 79 billion servings of tea last year, amounting to 3.6 billions gallons in total.
So clearly, we're quite invested in the hot stuff--as is the freshly tea-pushing Starbucks--but what does it invest in us? New research into the relationship between nutrition and the brain is helping us to understand why tea time is such an essential part of the day--for the components of tea help us be more alert, more relaxed, and healthier over the long term.
In the largest study of its kind, people who ate a daily handful of nuts were 20 percent less likely to die from any cause over a 30-year period than were those who didn't consume nuts, say scientists from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and...
Do you suffer from stress or anxiety? There are natural foods you can eat to help combat your thoughts and feelings. Discover the top 6 foods that can help calm your nerves and stress levels without the need for the doctor's prescription pad.
5 Easy Ways to Get Enough Fiber in Your Diet One Green Planet So, you probably hear the term “fiber” thrown out there a lot. But what exactly is fiber? How exactly do you get fiber? And most importantly, what exactly does fiber do?
PR Web (press release) Rickets, Caused by Vitamin D Deficiency, Makes a Comeback The Weather Channel LONDON (AP) — Rickets, the childhood disease that once caused an epidemic of bowed legs and curved spines during the Victorian era, is making a...
Sodium is a necessary nutrient, but most people overdo it on salt. The daily recommendation is to limit sodium intake to 2,300 milligrams per day (less if you suffer from high blood pressure). Given our love of the kitchen staple, it’s not surprising that more and more salt choices are appearing on store shelves. Besides standbys like table salt and kosher salt, you may have come across fancier options like pink Hawaiian or fleur de sel. But no matter which salt you choose, it’s best to keep the portions in check. Here’s how several salts differ in sodium content, flavor and culinary uses.