Neuroscience

Locusts reveal how neurons distinguish multiple odors

(Medical Xpress)—Our sense of smell is often the first response to environmental stimuli. Odors trigger neurons in the brain that alert us to take action. However, there is often more than one odor in the environment, such ...

Health

Kids and sodium: Serious risks, alarming realities

When it comes to sodium intake among adults, the general consensus is that high consumption will increase risk of hypertension and stroke. According to the 2020–2025 Dietary Guideline for Americans, 45% of people 18 and ...

Health

Food labeling is lacking in online grocery retailers

Online food retailers do not consistently display nutrition information on their websites—and U.S. laws are lagging behind in mandating the same labeling required for foods sold in brick-and-mortar stores, according to ...

Health

Navigating the grocery store safely

(HealthDay)—Grocery shopping has become a daunting endeavor during the coronavirus pandemic, but there are things you can do to protect yourself and others, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Don't abandon healthy eating during coronavirus pandemic

(HealthDay)—As Americans empty grocery shelves over fears of possible shortages during the coronavirus pandemic, one nutritionist says healthy eating doesn't have to fall by the wayside.

Health

Play it safe with holiday foods

(HealthDay)—When preparing the Thanksgiving feast this week, don't forget food safety, a medical expert says.

Health

Grocery shop like a cardiologist

Grocery shopping can be overwhelming given the number of choices down every aisle and deciding between what is healthy or not can add to that challenge. It is possible to stick to a healthy meal plan—you just have to plan ...

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