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
June 29, 2015 Trees that can tolerate soil pollution are also better at defending themselves against pests and pathogens. 'It looks like the very act of tolerating chemical pollution may ... read more
June 30, 2015 Using the nation's weather radar network, two doctoral students have developed a technique for forecasting something other than the weather: the orientation behavior of birds as they migrate through ... read more
June 30, 2015 Scientists behind the first global distribution maps of two species of dengue and chikungunya-carrying mosquitoes warn they are spreading to new areas where they could cause ... 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