Health

Reducing salt in bread without sacrificing taste

Most people in the U.S. consume too much salt; adult Americans typically eat twice the daily amount recommended by dietary guidelines. Bread may not seem like an obvious culprit; however, due to high consumption and relatively ...

Genetics

Genetics of human height unraveled in widespread Japanese study

The largest genetic study of human height in an Asian population has revealed dozens of rare DNA variants specific to people of the region. The findings deepen our understanding of the complex interactions among genes that ...

Health

Tortillas tell the story of folate deficiency in Mexico: study

A new study led by researchers at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in collaboration with that National Institute of Public Health, Mexico, that accounts for folic acid (FA) fortification in staple foods ...

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