The meat industry has been undergoing a significant transformation in the recent years with the introduction of cutting-edge technologies that aim to revolutionize meat production. Let’s delve into what we know about each of these groundbreaking advancements.
A rather old Italian study has magically resurfaced online, boldly asserting that pasta is the key to happiness. While it certainly adds a sprinkle of joy, let’s not overlook the myriad other factors at play, shall we? The research conducted in Milan, Italy, by the Behavior & Brain Lab IULM within the “Pasta Experience –
In the modern era of food production, preservatives play a crucial role in extending the shelf life of various products. From sodium benzoate to calcium propionate, these additives work to stave off microbial growth and maintain freshness. However, recent research sheds light on a lesser-known consequence of these preservatives: their potential impact on the delicate
Explore two straightforward strategies in the battle against excessive sugar intake: taxes on sugary products and the use of graphic labels. We’re presenting two recent studies armed with real numbers, breaking down how these approaches could impact our sugar consumption. No frills, just the facts—join us as we navigate the practical side of policy, health,
In a groundbreaking clinical trial, researchers from UC Santa Barbara and several other German institutions have unveiled promising findings regarding the impact of ketogenic diets on Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD). The study challenges the conventional belief that PKD, a genetic condition causing progressive kidney damage, is unaffected by lifestyle, particularly diet. Led by Dr. Thomas
Gluten, a protein commonly found in wheat, rye, and barley, is a significant part of the diets in many western countries. Recent research has uncovered some intriguing insights into how gluten affects our bodies, particularly when it comes to weight gain and inflammation. Researchers delved into the impact of gluten on a type of inflammation
Pour yourself a cup of coffee, we have good news about the bitter brown liquid (which is not beer) and even better news for those who prefer coffee with milk. A new study has found a clear link between the amount of caffeine in a person’s blood and their body fat percentage, which is directly
It’s been long touted that red meat consumption may cause cardiovascular diseases and even increase the risk of developing cancers. A recent study brings a sigh of relief from all the steak-lovers out there. Red meat is good for you after all. (With a caveat: this new claim backed by science only stands for unprocessed
What are these dreaded “forever chemicals” and why are they building up in our bodies causing cancers, diabetes, hormonal changes, and scores of other health and developmental issues? You won’t like what you’re about to read. A class of chemical compounds called per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are slowly piling up all around us and
Eating at least two serves of fruit daily appears to lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 36%, according to a new study authored by researchers from Edith Cowan University (ECU) in Australia. The study measured that eating at least two serves of whole fruits per day, but not fruit juice, increases insulin
Trying to lose belly fat by intermittent fasting? We might have some bad news for you. What type of intermittent fasting have you adopted?
A scientific journal has finally published a comprehensive list of foods to eat for a long and healthy life. We’re talking about the Journal of the American College of Cardiology that presented in its November issue the Ideal Dietary Patterns and Foods to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease: Beware of Their Anti-Inflammatory Potential. The paper is largely a