Deutsche Welle (Sep. 30, 2013) 80% of meals in Laos consist of rice, which is rich in calories but poor in nutrients. This one-sided diet creates a lack of vitamins and minerals essential for healthy development.
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AP (Feb. 27, 2014) The Obama administration says nutrition information on food is too confusing for consumers. The first lady announced proposed changes to the iconic Nutrition Facts panel that would make calories ... watch video
Reuters - Business Video Online (Feb. 10, 2015) A chocolate sniffing device designed by a Belgian chocolatier has been flying off the shelves. As Hayley Platt reports it offers customers a cocoa high without the calories.
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AP (Nov. 26, 2013) Each Thanksgiving, "bug chefs" at the Insectarium in New Orleans whip up special holiday recipes with insect ingredients for adventurous souls to try special sample tastings of the world of protein. ... watch video
July 31, 2015 Resettlement projects in the Amazon are driving severe tropical deforestation, according to new research. Widely hailed as a socially responsible and 'innocuous' strategy of land redistribution, ... read more
July 29, 2015 Viewing aquarium displays led to noticeable reductions in blood pressure and heart rate, a research team found in the first study of its kind. They also noted that higher numbers of fish helped to ... read more
July 31, 2015 A new study examines how consuming the concentrated extract of thylakoids found in spinach can reduce hunger and cravings. Thylakoids encourage the release of satiety hormones, which is very ... read more
July 30, 2015 The behavior of fruit flies, which are commonly used in laboratory experiments, is altered by electric fields, new research shows. The research indicates that the wings of the insects are disturbed ... read more
July 31, 2015 Starvation early in life can alter an organism for generations to come, according to a new study in nematodes. The epigenetic effects are a 'bet-hedging strategy.' Famine survivors are smaller and ... read more
July 31, 2015 The humble butterfly could hold the key to unlocking new techniques to make solar energy cheaper and more efficient, pioneering new research has shown. By mimicking the v-shaped posture adopted by ... read more
June 25, 2012 Dieters have less hunger and cravings throughout the day and are better able to keep off lost weight if they eat a carbohydrate-rich, protein-packed breakfast that includes ... read more
Nov. 22, 2011 While most people only gain about a pound of weight during the holiday season, that pound may never come off, increasing the likelihood of becoming overweight or obese and the risk of related health ... read more
Jan. 16, 2011 Does eating a big breakfast help weight loss or is it better to skip breakfast altogether? Available information is confusing but new research clears a path through these apparently contradictory ... read more