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Eat Plant Protein to Live Longer

A newly published article in JAMA Internal Medicine has investigated the relationship between (animal vs. plant) protein sources and mortality risk from almost...

World Food Programme: Moving beyond Disaster Response to Risk Management

There are 795 million hungry people in the world. The large majority live in Asia and Africa. They very often live in degraded, fragile, and shock-prone environments,...

Could turmeric really boost your health?

Bold health claims have been made for the power of turmeric. Is there anything in them, asks Michael Mosley. Turmeric is a spice which in its raw form looks a bit like...

Further Support for Early-Life Allergen Exposure

Egg and peanut consumption during infancy is linked to lower risk of allergy to those foods later in life, according to a meta-analysis. Analyzing data from 146 studies...

Scientists Have Discovered A Sixth Taste That Explains Why You Love Pizza So Damn Much

Oh, carbohydrates, how we love you. From pasta and pizza to potatoes and polenta, much of the world can’t get enough of them, and they form a rich variety of...