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The graph above, made by the researchers, shows nanoparticles ingested by a mother (black dots) reaching infants via the placenta and by drinking breast milk.  In turn, this suggests it increases the risk of an immune disorder.

Junk food can lead to high risk of allergies, study shows

Is this why childhood allergies are on the rise? Junk food additives cross the placenta during pregnancy and distort their immune system French researchers have warned that billions of nanoparticles from food are reaching infants These can alter their gut microbiome and damage gut cells, they said. This is likely to increase their allergy risk, …

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Healthcare - Review recommends changes for FDA food program

Healthcare – Review recommends changes for FDA food program

Leave it to Ticketmaster to unite Republicans and Democrats: The bipartisan members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee want a briefing on the Taylor Swift debacle. Today in health care lawmakers are on the verge of getting rid of the Pentagon’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate. But first, an outside panel released a scathing critique of …

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Eating 400 calories a day from these foods could increase your risk of dementia by more than 20%

Eating 400 calories a day from these foods could increase your risk of dementia by more than 20%

Talk about food for thought. A growing body of research suggests that ultra-processed foods like frozen pizzas and breakfast cereals high in sugars, fats and empty calories are bad for your health. Now, a new large-scale study presented at the 2022 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in San Diego this week offers more evidence that people …

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Telling Americans to “eat better” doesn’t work. We need to make healthier food | Marc Bitman

DEti-related chronic diseases are the number one perennial killer in the United States, responsible for more deaths than Covid-19, even at the height of the pandemic. Yet we fail to define this as a “crisis”. In fact, our answer is lame: For decades, we’ve been telling people to “eat better,” a strategy that hasn’t worked …

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Americans are eating more whole grains, but are still confused by food labels

Americans are eating more whole grains, but are still confused by food labels

It’s not uncommon to see packages of bread, crackers, cereal, or pasta with a stamp on the front, touting in big letters that it’s whole grain. In fact, they may not contain many real whole grains, according to a new study. An analysis of two decades of data on Americans’ diets found that people are …

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A cooking game changer: try an air fryer for healthy fast food

A cooking game changer: try an air fryer for healthy fast food

Comment this story Comment As a health columnist, I spend a lot of time writing about the benefits of healthy eating. But many nights, I end up asking myself the same question: What can I make for dinner tonight that’s quick, nutritious, and the whole family will enjoy? Like many people who juggle work, childcare, …

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Food for thought: How can agriculture-focused entrepreneurship improve mental health and social good?  |  WRAL Tech Wire

Food for thought: How can agriculture-focused entrepreneurship improve mental health and social good? | WRAL Tech Wire

Editor’s Note: Brock Pierce is Marketing Communications Manager at Innovate Carolina. +++ CHAPEL HILL – Have you ever thought of farmers as the ultimate entrepreneurs? Or considered how the food we eat can taste good and create social good at the same time? At a recent panel discussion hosted by Innovate Carolina at 79° West …

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A dietitian has revealed what happens when you cut popular food groups such as red meat, dairy, eggs and seafood from your diet (Susie Burrell pictured)

Registered Dietitian Susie Burrell Reveals What Happens To Your Body When You Cut Food Groups From Your Diet

A dietitian has revealed what happens when you cut out popular food groups like red meat, dairy, eggs and seafood from your diet, and why other foods like pasta, rice and potatoes aren’t as bad for you as you think. Sydney’s Susie Burrell said that while many popular diets these days eliminate whole groups, what …

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