The FDA and EPA are advising pregnant and breastfeeding women to eat low-mercury seafood, but are not requiring package labeling. The agencies say the nutritional benefits from most seafood outweigh any mercury risks. (June 10)
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Washington Post (Feb. 20, 2015) The nation's top nutritional panel released its report recommending changes to the U.S. dietary guidelines. Here are the main takeaways of what you should and should not eat.
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Apr. 24, 2015 New research represents a potentially fundamental shift in our understanding of how nerve cells in the brain generate the energy needed to function. The study shows neurons are more independent than ... read more
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