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What Is Kefir And What Are Its Health Benefits?

Our collective obsession with gut health has seen the rise in products/practices/promises to assist in managing your microbiome. And one of those gut health helpers is a much-buzzed about drink called kefir, slated to be a more powerful probiotic than yoghurt and a rich source of calcium, protein and B vitamins. But are the health benefits of […]

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This man ate ‘expired’ food for a year

Last year, the founder of the chain Mom's Organic Market, Scott Nash, did something many are afraid to do: He ate a cup of yogurt months after its expiration date. And then tortillas a year past their expiration date. "I mean, I ate heavy cream I think 10 weeks past date," says Nash, "and then […]

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Science institute accused of being a mouthpiece for ‘Big Food’

Scientific institute funding food research is accused of being a ‘global stealth network to counter public health policies on behalf of junk food companies’ The US-based International Life Sciences Institute was accused by scientists Researchers said it is an industry group and not an independent expert body It has funded research in medical and science […]

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Food allergies can strike at any age

(HealthDay)—You might be surprised to learn that food allergies can start in adulthood and involve a food you’ve eaten without a problem for your entire life. For adults as well as kids, the top—but not the only—food culprits are eggs, milk, peanuts, tree nuts, fish and shellfish, wheat and soy, according to the American College […]

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Germany gets his fat

Little Time? At the end of text there is a summary. The Problem scientists have known for decades. Already in 1957, a U.S. researchers showed the connection between TRANS-fat and clogged blood vessels. The current canadian scientists warn of the substances. For their study, they summarized the results of 50 studies. Your conclusion: Anyone that […]