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Call to count breast milk in food statistics

Milk produced by breastfeeding mothers is an important indicator of a nation's food security, according to an international study led by The Australian National University (ANU).

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Food recalls and sickness: What should you know?

Ice cream, strawberries, packaged salads, even peanut butter—they all have been in the news in recent months because of links to foodborne illness as reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Only seven percent of adults have good cardiometabolic health

Less than 7 percent of the U.S. adult population has good cardiometabolic health, a devastating health crisis requiring urgent action, according to research led by a team from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and ...

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Study finds low vitamin D levels in young people of color

Results from a University of Houston College of Nursing study indicate that 61% of otherwise healthy Black and Hispanic adolescents have low vitamin D levels, that drop even lower with age. The research fills a knowledge ...

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Why does everyone seem to have food intolerances these days?

Most of you will have noticed hosting a dinner party is harder than it used to be. One friend is gluten-free, another is dairy-free, one can't eat onion and two more are vegetarian. Are food intolerances increasing? Or do ...

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Pregnancy is no picnic when it comes to listeria

Food safety is important for everybody, but it is especially important if you're expecting. Hormonal changes during pregnancy can change a pregnant person's immune system, making her more susceptible to contracting foodborne ...

Medical research

Researchers find cause of disordered smell

For people with parosmia, or distorted sense of smell, the aroma of freshly ground coffee can be as disgusting as burning rubbish.

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