A new Duke University study suggests that childhood hunger could have genetic impacts that lasts for generations.
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A new study looked at common chemicals used in the food industry and found 175 harmful chemicals in food packaging that could be leaching into our food.
A new study from the journal PLoS ONE claims trans fats might be linked to aggressive behaviors. And now a collective, “I knew it!” First of all, New York knew it first, by banning trans fats ages ago, as did some other countries. Secondly, this doesn’t mean you can go on a rude spree and then get a free pass.
This should not be very surprising… A new study shows that consuming canned soup increases the amount of bisphenol-A (BPA) in the body compared to consuming freshly made soup. BPA is the endocrine-disrupting chemical that leaches into food and drink from certain plastics, such as well-known example Nalgene bottles. The study was performed by the Harvard […]
A recent study shows a correlation between high soda intake and violence among teens.
A new study suggests that yo-yo dieters may be healthier and live longer than those who stay obese.
Cottage cheese legs. Orange peel skin…pretty much every woman on the face of the planet knows what cellulite is and knows that they don’t want it.
The good news is that my favourite food, blueberries, may be able to help!
Soy products are loaded with isoflavones – a compound whose health benefits are widely disputed. Isoflavones have been hailed for helping alleviate menopause symptoms to reducing cancer risk, but are also changed with inhibiting thyroid function and changing the menstrual cycles of women. This week, soy products got another tally in the ‘beneficial’ column. A […]
A British study showed that kids can be satisfied with lower sugar cereals, provided they are offered a choice in cereals and other options such as fruit and fruit juice.
As if industrial agriculture wasn’t polluting water enough with manufactured chemical pesticides, now researchers have discovered that U.S. streams are also contaminated with insecticides genetically engineered into plants. According to a study published last week in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the Bt toxin from GMO corn is finding its way into streams.
[social_buttons] Not only do low-income neighborhoods have less access to fresh produce, but the rare fruit or veggie found in these areas is also more likely to be tainted. A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine suggests that the levels of bacteria, yeast, and mold found on fresh produce vary according to […]
Finals are fast approaching on college campuses. It’s the time of the semester when students put themselves on “lockdown” to study for comprehensive exams, write papers, or finally tackle that half-page reading list. Since I’ve been in college, I’ve noticed that most students adopt terrible lifestyle habits before and during finals. They don’t sleep, […]