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Foodborne illnesses outbreaks—including the recent salmonella case on raw turkey—seem to be on the rise this year. Here’s what you need to know, straight from the experts.
Original Article: Are foodborne illnesses outbreaks on the rise? | Well+Good
Here’s some news that’s sure to upset your weekend plans: no amount of alcohol is safe for you, according to science. Researchers came to this upsetting conclusion after a recent analysis of nearly 700 studies in medical journal The Lancet.
Many reach for painkillers to get rid of headaches or reduce fever, but the common pills could raise your risk of heart disease or stroke, according to a new report.
There’s a pungent cloud of hype and hope around probiotics—and researchers have long tried to clear the air about what the bowel-blasting products can ( and mostly can’t) do. Now, a new set of studies offers a gut-check on funky claims, ripping current probiotics as likely ineffective at boosting health and potentially even causing harm.
Original Article: Probiotics: If you don’t just poop them out, they may muck up your guts
Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome (CHS) is a condition that leads to repeated and severe bouts of vomiting. It results from long-term use of marijuana (cannabis).Usually marijuana and other cannabinoids decrease nausea and vomiting, but in some high frequency long-term users, marijuana has the opposite effect.
Source: Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome
Coca-Cola has been eyeing cannabis-infused drinks, according to a statement. The company said Monday that it’s “closely watching” the use of CBD in “functional wellness” beverages.
Researchers found that babies exposed to standard disinfectants could be obese by age 3. The makers of cleaning products called the study “sensational.”
A long-term study finds that children who are bullied or shamed for their weight may gain more weight over time than peers who aren’t teased.
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Just a few extra pounds during adolescence may translate into higher odds for heart disease in adulthood, a new study of young men suggests.
A new food pantry, complete with cooking demonstrations, aims to help Sunset Park families that struggle with access to healthy food options.
Original Article: New Grocery-Like Pantry To Help With Sunset Park Food Insecurity
Cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli contain a compound that may be a weapon in the battle against cancer as it has been found to inactivate the WWP1 gene which contributes to growth of several common human cancers, as published in Science.
Food allergies can range from being a daily nuisance to a deadly threat, and research shows they are growing more and more common.
A half-price version of Eli Lilly’s popular Humalog insulin is now available, following the company’s promise in March to offer diabetics a more affordable option amid fierce criticism of soaring insulin prices.
The FDA is encouraging food manufacturers to use the mineral salt in its products. Here’s some foods that already have it.
Original Article: Salt Alternative: Potassium Chloride
New research adds to the mounting evidence that fasting may be helpful in the fight against high weight and its related conditions. By increasing certain proteins, the practice may protect against metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and liver disease, but the ‘timing of and duration between meals’ is key.
Original Article: How fasting may prevent obesity-related insulin resistance
New federal data released found the number of new diabetes diagnoses fell to about 1.3 million in 2017, down from 1.7 million in 2009.
Original Article: Even as obesity rates climb, new diabetes cases fall – STAT
Find out the difference between ketone esters and ketone salts, and the third exogenous ketone option that will get you into ketosis faster.
“Ultraprocessed” describes many foods, including pre-prepared dishes found in grocery store freezers, packaged baked goods, dehydrated soups, ice cream, sugary cereals and fizzy beverages.
Original Article: Ultraprocessed foods are easy, cheap and could be killing you