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Obesity And Fast Food In America

Our Brain’s Wiring Is The Culprit Behind Our Cravings For Sweet And Calorie-Dense Foods

Scientists finally established the link between our brains' nueral pathways and our preference for food high in calories.

Newark Offers Free Health Screenings For Homeless

422 Million Worldwide Now Diabetic, Says WHO

The recent World Health Organization announcement paints a grim picture on the current diabetes crisis slowly gripping the planet's population. In some areas, as high as 13.7 percent of the local population already have the disease.

Government Proposes Improving Nutrition Facts Labeling On Food Products

Food Labels Should Include the Exercise Equivalent Needed to Burn its Calories

A UK researcher is pushing for a new type of labeling in an effort to combat obesity. Called physical activity calorie equivalents labeling, it will show the number of minutes one needs to do a specific exercise such as walking or running to expend the calories contained in the food item to be labeled.

NASA Offers Tour Of Its Offshore Membrane Enclosure For Growing Algae (OMEGA) System

Spirulina: Is This Algae the Next Superfood?

The omega-3, vitamin-rich Spirulina is now taking an advantage of the city's high-rise buildings and vehicle's CO2 to grow.

Food Prices Continue To Rise At Alarming Rate

9 “Healthy” Food Labels You Should Ignore

"Natural", "Fat-free" and "Organic" are healthy labels right? Not necessarily, according to Thrillist. Read on to find why some of the label you thought were healthy and are willing to pay premium for may actually be just a marketing gimmick.

Monsanto's New BioAg: Can It Really Tackle Food Shortage and Mend the Company's Damaged Reputation?

Monsanto's New BioAg: Can it Really Solve Food Shortage?

Monsanto's partnership with Danish firm Novozymes is set to propel biological farming, or the use of microbes instead of chemicals to boost productivity, on a global scale. But is it the answer to the projected food shortage?

New York Culinary Experience 2014 Presented By New York Magazine And The International Culinary Center - Day 1

3 Easy Ways to Love Healthy Food Without Forcing Yourself

If you already feel the need to dip in the greens but aren't sure where to start, this is how you can love healthy foods without forcing yourself.

Guests enjoying ice cream cake during the Baskin-Robbins 70th birthday celebration on Dec. 8, 2015 in Burbank, California.

Food Packaging May Cause Overeating, Says Study

Findings of a recent study suggest that the lip smacking photographs on food packaging may possibly result in customers eating more than a standard recommended serving.

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Is Kefir Healthier than Yogurt?

Yogurt is healthy but there is another fermented drink that might outshine yogurt's well-known health benefits. Kefir offers more probiotics plus benefecial yeast and could give a longer-lasting effect in gut health.

Potatoes can aid weight loss

Potatoes Might Help You Lose Weight, Says Study

Potatoes may be able to help you lose weight, despite being a major source of carbohydrates.

South Korean Housewives Make Kimchi For The Poor

Eat Prebiotic-Rich and Fermented Foods For a Healthier Gut

Good bacteria is beneficial to one's overall health. However, a scientist speculates that not enough good bacteria might reach the gut via eating fermented foods. Thankfully, another expert weigh in and offers a solution to this gut problem.

Pubs And Clubs in England and Wales Prepare For New Licensing Laws

Study Finds Link Between Binge-Eating and Sleep Deprivation

We thought that it was our lack of sleep that caused us to binge-eating. Sleep Journal explained a new link that proves it's the other way round.

Plastic water bottle

What Americans Think of Their Tap Water Cleanlines

Gallup conducted an annual survey, calling respondents via telephone and taking answers from 1,019 adults aged 18 and above who have been living in the United States.

U.S. Beef Prices Hit Record Highs

Food Poisoning Could Lead to Suicidal Tendencies

Scientists finally confirmed that T. gondii could cause behavioral changes such as self-directed aggression and other psychiatric disorders including suicidal tendencies.

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Food Biz
What to Consider When Camping through Wine Countries?

What to Consider When Camping through Wine Countries?

It's absolutely and insanely expensive, so never mind. You would probably think like this when somebody invited you to spend a weekend in a wine region. Perhaps you presume that wines are expensive, so as its origin, right? That makes sense. But you, my friend, should know that there is a way to enjoy and explore the valley on a dime.

Everything You Need to Know About Cardamom Pods

Everything You Need to Know About Cardamom Pods

Cardamom is a spice made from the seed pods of a tropical plant related to ginger and is one of the world's most expensive spices. It is local to India and Sri Lanka but is now also harvested in Cambodia, Guatemala, Indonesia, Mexico, and Vietnam.

Coming back from injury - When and How?

Coming Back From Injury - When and How?

Knee injuries - They're a hazard of any sport that involves significant lateral stresses and football has plenty of those. Whether you're changing direction at speed, taking hits or delivering them, then there's a good chance you're going to tweak something (and let's hope that it's just been a tweak!).

Food Tech
5 Edible Flowers with Surprising Health Benefits

5 Edible Flowers with Surprising Health Benefits

Flowers are typically used for ornamental purposes. We cherish their beautiful blossoms or hypnotic scents. But many flowers are also edible and offer surprising health benefits.

How Can You Reduce Your Exposure to Toxins?

How Can You Reduce Your Exposure to Toxins?

There are so many ways we can experience exposure to harmful poisons, and in many cases, we may not realize it's happening. From household cleaners and similar products to children's toys, there are often toxins and poisonous products and ingredients lurking in even the most unsuspecting of places.

Top 4 reasons why more and more athletes are turning vegan

Top 4 Reasons Why More and More Athletes are Turning Vegan

All pro level athletes know about the dedication needed to not just accomplish their goals, but to achieve even bigger targets in their lives. It's also a commonly known fact that fitness and exercise alone cannot get them there. Putting the right food into their bodies is equally important.

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