Year 12 | 01 April 2020 | TO ENTER | TO REGISTER


Women with moderate beer consumption run lower risk of heart attack

Women who drink beer at most once or twice per week run a 30% lower risk of heart attack, compared with both heavy drinkers and women who never drink beer. The study shows also a statistically significant connection between high consumption of spirits and an almost 50% higher risk of dying of cancer

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Capsaicin in chili peppers could help kill cancer cells

The study showed that capsaicin lodges in the membranes near the surface. Add enough of it, and the capsaicin essentially causes the membranes to come apart

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United Kingdom people like to buy wine on line

Still light wine also had a strong quarter, with volumes up 8% and value up 10%, a welcome boost for the wine industry where sales continue to be tough across the more established on- and off-trade channels.

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Refined carbohydrates and saturated fat are unhealthful

Only those who replace saturated fats with unsaturated fats or whole grains lower their heart disease risk. It's sufficient to replace 5% of energy intake from saturated fats with equivalent energy intake from either polyunsaturated fats, monounsaturated fats, or carbohydrates from whole grains

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The health benefits of garlic: proven health and beauty boosts

Garlic is the biggest jewel in the crown of all medicinal herbs. It prevents colds and shortens their duration, enhances exercise ability, is a therapy for hair loss, prevents arthritis and lung cancer and lowers blood pressure

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Soybean oil could be danger for your health

UC Riverside scientists found mice on high soybean oil diet showed increased levels of weight gain and diabetes compared to mice on a high fructose diet or high coconut oil diet

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Music can change the making food

Is importat to cook with music? What kind of music in the kitchen? One of the main problems are how to motivate the staff who will likely be working a long shift

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Resveratrol is found to reduce depression

A new study finds that resveratrol — a natural anti-inflammatory agent found in the skin of red grapes — can prevent inflammation as well as depression-related behaviors in rodents exposed to a social stres

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Breastfeeding may expose infants to toxic chemicals

It is the first study to show the extent to which PFASs are transferred to babies through breast milk, and to quantify their levels over time. The results suggest that breast milk is a major source of PFAS exposure during infancy.

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Global Trends & Forecast to 2020 for Nutraceutical Ingredients

The nutraceutical ingredients market is emerging with the growing life expectancy and health consciousness among consumers

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More champagne glasses drunk all over the world in 2014

Champagne glasses are raised to celebrate all over the world, from Europe to Australia, from South America to the Far East, thanks to export, the backbone of this French glass market success

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Semi-veggie diet effectively lowers heart disease, stroke risk

American Heart Association encourages eating foods low in saturated and trans fats and sodium, and limiting added sugars and red meats. A pro-vegetarian diet, one that has a higher proportion of plant-based foods compared to animal-based foods is linked to lower risks of dying from heart disease and stroke


Drinking a lot of beer increases exposure to mycotoxins

Researchers from the University of Valencia have analysed the mycotoxins produced by certain microscopic fungi in the beer and dried fruits, such as figs and raisins, confirming that these products meet food regulations. Only for heavy beer drinkers – who drink more than a litre a day –, the contribution of this commodity to the daily intake is not negligible, approaching or even exceeding the safety levels

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On the psychological impact of food colour

Food colours can have rather different meanings and hence give rise to differing expectations, in different age groups, not to mention in different cultures

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Tetrahydrocannabinol in milk and other food of animal origin

Tetrahydrocannabinol is derived from the hemp plant Cannabis sativa. The exposure to via consumption of milk and dairy products, resulting from the use of hemp seed-derived feed materials at the reported concentrations, is unlikely to pose a health concern

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Nitrofurans and their metabolites in food

Nitrofurans are not authorised for use in food-producing animals in the European Union (EU), but furazolidone, nitrofurantoin and nitrofurazone may be used in human medicine

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International Olive Council holds 15th edition of extra virgin olive oil Quality Award

For the first time in the history of the competition, the IOC has held two editions this year to draw entries from countries in the southern hemisphere where the olive harvest and olive oil production season differ from those in the northern hemisphere

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