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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Sep. 30, 2016 CDC today announced updates to its interim guidance for pre-pregnancy counseling and prevention of sexual transmission of Zika based on ongoing assessment of available data, primarily extending the ... read more
Sep. 28, 2016 Plants cannot simply relocate to better surroundings when their environmental conditions are no longer suitable. Instead, they have developed sophisticated molecular adaptation mechanisms. Scientists ... read more
Sep. 28, 2016 Vitamin D supplementation can reduce the severity of tuberculosis (TB) in wild boar and red deer, new research shows. Wild boar and red deer are key hosts of TB and transmit the disease to cattle and ... read more
Sep. 29, 2016 Newly recovered fossils confirm that Drepanosaurus, a prehistoric cross between a chameleon and an anteater, was a small reptile with a fearsome finger. The second digit of its forelimb sported a ... read more
Sep. 29, 2016 Wind turbines are known to kill large birds, such as golden eagles, that live nearby. Now there is evidence that birds from up to hundreds of miles away make up a significant portion of the raptors ... read more
Sep. 29, 2016 Keen gardeners stocking their domestic ponds with exotic or wild aquatic species could be inadvertently fueling the rapid spread of the lethally infectious frog disease ranavirus in England, ... read more
Sep. 28, 2016 A component of red wine and grapes can help control inflammation induced by a bacterial pathogen that is linked to upper respiratory tract inflammatory diseases such as asthma, chronic obstructive ... read more
Sep. 23, 2015 To encourage consumers to lower their caloric intake, the US Food and Drug Administration now requires most chain restaurants to state the number of calories that each menu item contains. But is a ... 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