nutrition

Broccoli: Love it? Hate it? Shut Up and Eat It.

Broccoli: Because a windy butt's better than a leaky gut...

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Feel-Good Food: Eating Triggers Endorphins

Eating triggers endorphin release in the brain...

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Life In the Fast Lane (to A&E): Energy Drinks and Alcohol

Energy drinks mask alcohol's effects, and could increase injury risk ...

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Green and Clean: The Power of Tea

Engineering team finds compound may halt molecular cause of often-fatal condition...

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Cheaper than Cryogenics: How Chili Peppers Decrease Mortality

Study finds association between eating hot peppers and decreased mortality ...

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Are Sugar Free and Diet Drinks Worth It?

Sugar-free and 'diet' drinks no better for healthy weight than full sugar drinks ...

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Bustin’ Bad Cholesterol With Red Cabbage

Red cabbage microgreens lower 'bad' cholesterol in animal study ...

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Want Smart and Legal Mood-Enhancement (for Men)? Read On

The key to a better mood for young men is found in walnuts...

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Tastes Like Chicken? Wiggly Meat and the Rise of Edible Insects

The buzz about edible bugs: Can they replace beef? ...

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Nibble More Nuts To Reduce Inflammation

Frequent nut consumption associated with less inflammation ...

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Who Ate All The Pisces? The Benefits of Fish Oil

Why some fat can help or hinder your diet, and your brain...

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Ketone Drink : (Yet Another) Perfomance Enhancer for Cyclists

Ketone drink gives competitive cyclists a boost by altering their metabolism ...

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Jus’ Like Mamma Used To Make – Garlic Flavours Breast Milk

Garlic aroma found in breast milk ...

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A Grain of Hope: Barley Lowers Bad Cholesterol

Barley likely has similar cholesterol-lowering effects as oats...

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Eat Less, Exercise More. No. Exercise More, Exercise More. What Really Beats Obesity?

Exercise, more than diet, key to preventing obesity ...

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Melty Yum. The Chemistry of a Low Fat Chocolate that Might Actually Taste Good

Clever boffins work on ways to make low fat chocolate taste less like Babybel rind...

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Hoops or Alphabetti? Tracing the evolutionary history of wheat, for better pasta

Wild and landrace varieties along with genetic diversity are the keys to improving wheat's nutritional value...

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Exercise Alone Won’t Help You Slim! But what DOES work?

Why you won't lose weight by exercising constantly, and what you can do about it...

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Fry, not Boil, for a Healthier Diet. WHUT?!

Deep-fried sprouts, anyone? Vegetables fried with olive oil have more healthy properties than boiled ones ...

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A Bounteous New Year to All (but save it ’til you’re hungry)

Let hunger be your guide. Eating when we are not hungry is bad for our health...

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Will Work For Pies: Providing Food Makes Better Workers

Breaking bread with colleagues boosts productivity. The benefits of providing food at work...

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Spurn Kinky Milk Goods, Vanilla Yoghurt Makes You Happy. Fact!

Vanilla yogurt makes us feel happy, suggests research ...

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Cereal? Not just hipster cafe-fodder, it’s also great for fat-shaming!

Kitchen counter foods that relate to your weight...

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Smoother Skin, Brighter Eyes. Detox with Ceylon Gooseberry

Exotic berry skin and pulp found to have high antioxidant levels ...

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Beans, Beans, They’re Good for the Heart (and belly)

Beef vs. bean meals: Both provide similar feeling of fullness ...

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Rooting for You: Beetroot Shots for Brains and Brawn

Drinking high nitrate beetroot juice improves both sprint performance and decision-making during prolonged intermittent exercise such as rugby and football...

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Should We Have Government Controls on Salted Junk Food?

Call for government to curb the production and sale of cheap salty junk food ...

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With Women, Seduction Starts at the Stomach

Eating may prime or sensitize young women to rewards beyond food. It also supports a shared neurocircuitry for food and sex....

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It’s not flab, it’s hormones! (Or lack thereof)

Turning off the Cupcake neurons makes the fruit flies "feel" hungry...

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Defining ‘Natural’. Why ALL food additives need standards.

After decades of debate there remains no generally accepted definition of a "natural" food product....

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