C. Michael White, University of Connecticut Heavy metals including lead, arsenic and mercury can be found in commercial baby foods at levels well above what the federal government considers safe for children, a new congressional report warns.
Ana Maldonado-Contreras, University of Massachusetts Medical School You may not know it, but you have an army of microbes living inside of you that are essential for fighting off threats, including the virus that causes COVID-19.
Chaseedaw Giles February 1, 2021 The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health and Human Services have once again developed new food guidelines for Americans that urge people to customize a diet of nutrient-dense food. For the first time, they make recommendations for infant nutrition […]
Fake tuna. That’s what a lawsuit says Subway puts in its not really foot long subs. And it’s not fish either, although the lawyers can’t say what it is. Except, not tuna, and not from the ocean.
As the ills of factory farming become more pronounced, people are increasingly gravitating towards vegetarian or pescatarian diets. Besides producing a large percentage of our total greenhouse gas emissions, raising livestock uses up a third of the world’s arable land to grow feed, not to mention that the […]
Can phages save us? Really? From what? First, what are phages anyway and how do their near magical powers work? Ready for the good viruses?
And in 2018, an American Medical Association review analyzed information from 500,000 study volunteers that revealed “coffee drinkers were found to be about 10 percent to 15 percent less likely to die than non-coffee drinkers during a decade of follow-up checks.”
Like other traditional remedies in continuous use for centuries, bee propolis hasn’t been studied enough because there’s little money to be made from patenting a cure that’s aided wellness since at least Hippocrates. That makes it mysterious, but the potential benefits of propolis are enormous.