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Dietary guidelines for Americans shouldn’t place limits on total fat

For obesity prevention, recommended shifting the focus from total fat intake to adoption of a healthier food-based dietary pattern with more vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, seafood and beans; and fewer meats, sugars, and refined grains

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Stanford researchers seek least destructive balance of agriculture vs. forests

Scientists show that deforestation can have vastly different impacts. For example, clearing intact forest can damage biodiversity and carbon storage up to four times more than clearing forest edges

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Mediterranean Diet cuts heart disease risk by nearly half

Adults who closely followed the Mediterranean diet were 47% less likely to develop heart disease over a 10-year period compared to similar adults who did not closely follow the diet

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Lycopene may ward off kidney cancer in older women

A higher intake by postmenopausal women of the natural antioxidant lycopene, found in foods like tomatoes, watermelon and papaya, may lower the risk of renal cell carcinoma, a type of kidney cancer

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We need to protect children from pesticides

Limiting pesticide use and promotion of non-toxic alternatives are important for reducing exposure, but education is equally crucial. Protect children from pesticides!,

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Benefits of alcohol consumption differ by blacks and whites

Although moderate alcohol consumption appears to lower mortality risk among whites, it may not have the same protective effect among blacks, and its potential benefits also may vary by gender

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Global flavours market to reach 15.2 billion dollars by 2020

Strong demand for organic processed food and beverages remained the major growth thrust for the natural flavours market segment. The growth outlook for natural flavours remains strong, but synthetic flavours may witness negative growth

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Faster heart rate linked to diabetes risk

An association between resting heart rate and diabetes suggests that heart rate measures could identify individuals with a higher future risk of diabetes

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Phages transducing antibiotic resistance detected in chicken meat

Researchers from the Vetmeduni Vienna found phages in chicken meat that are able to transfer antimicrobial resistance to bacteria. Phages are viruses that exclusively infect bacteria and are therefore harmless to humans. However, phages can contribute to the spread of antimicrobial resistance

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Extracts from leftover coffee grounds are full of antioxidants

High levels of phenols in coffee grounds. They have the potential to serve as additives to enhance the potential health effects of other food products

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New ecological vision for agriculture futrure

Greenpeace's Food and Farming Vision describes what Ecological Farming means, and how it can be summarised in seven overarching, interdependent principles, based on a growing body of scientific evidence

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Global Sushi Challenge 2015

Singapore search for top sushi chef for international competition. A showcase of techniques that ensure safe and high quality sushi

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Sunflower Oil World Output to Reach 60 Million tons Towards 2050

Sunflower is one of the most important oilseed crops in the world. Studies have shown that global production has grown rapidly in last 25 years

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Best Herbal Memory Boosters Supplements

Herbal memory supplements or herbal memory boosters are the combination of different herbs which have magical effects on human health

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Oleocanthal in extra virgin olive oil rapidly and selectively induces cancer cell death

Oleocanthal, a phenolic compound in extra virgin olive oil, induced both primary necrotic and apoptotic cell death via induction of lysosomal membrane permeabilization. Lysosomal membrane stabiltiy represents a novel approach to induce cancer-specific cell death

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Highly processed foods linked to addictive eating

Unprocessed foods, with no added fat or refined carbohydrates like brown rice and salmon, were not associated with addictive-like eating behavior. Future research should examine whether addictive foods are capable of triggering changes in brain circuitry and behavior like drugs of abuse

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The beneficial effects of low-calorie diets on healthy aging

Altering perception of feeding state may promote healthy aging. The new finding could have significant public health implications, given that aging is the central risk factor for the majority of complex diseases

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