News tagged with food items

High-calorie and low-nutrient foods in kids' TV

Fruits and vegetables are often displayed in the popular Swedish children's TV show Bolibompa, but there are also plenty of high-sugar foods. A new study from the University of Gothenburg explores how food is portrayed in ...

Apr 23, 2014
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Hypospadias not related to organic diet during pregnancy

(HealthDay)—Although no obvious relationship between organic diet during pregnancy and hypospadias has been found, frequent consumption of non-organic high-fat dairy products during pregnancy might be associated ...

Mar 21, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Shanghai finds another 800 dead pigs in river

Shanghai fished another 809 dead pigs out of its main waterway on Friday, bringing the total carcasses found this week to 8,300 in a scandal that has spotlighted China's troubles with food safety.

Mar 15, 2013
popularity 5 / 5 (2) | comments 0

Unearthing a hidden dietary behavior

Though it was identified as a disorder as early as the 14th century, pica, or the eating of non-food items, has for years believed to be all but non-existent in a few corners of the globe – a 2006 study that reviewed research ...

Oct 24, 2012
popularity not rated yet | comments 0 | with audio podcast

Avoid high-risk foods, food-safety expert recommends

It seems that hardly a week goes by without another reported case of some food being blamed for causing people to get sick. Most recently, a national restaurant chain's clover sprouts were linked to a Midwestern ...

Feb 28, 2012
popularity not rated yet | comments 0