Food & Nutrition

“Cancer alert over rocket: Trendy salad leaves exceed safe levels of carcinogenic nitrates in one in EVERY ten samples.”
When the natural vs. processed food debate gets going (as if it ever stopped) one of a number of foods inevitably gets brought into the conversation. Take your choice. Twinkies? For sure. Are they food? Let's save that for another day.
The objectives in the APHIS strategic plan protect American agriculture from animal and plant diseases and pests and include:
In 2021, I highlighted the impact of rapid weight loss programs on your basal metabolic rates (BMR) and your ability to sustain any intense exercise activit
Herbicides, also commonly known as weed killers, are substances used to control undesired plants (weeds). Some herbicides, such as dicamba, work as plant growth regulators, causing abnormal cell division, which causes the weeds to die.
Today's data comes from an online survey of vegans found on Facebook over two months. The vegan diet was assessed using, as always, a food frequency questionnaire.
Kimchi, most often fermented cabbage, is over 2,000 years old. Cabbage, with a bit of water, salt and spices, are placed in a container – in this case, the traditional onggi – and allowed to ferment.
My recent article celebrating the birthday of my friend and mentor, the late Norman Borlaug, received so much at
Join host Cameron English as he sits down with Dr. Chuck Dinerstein to break down these stories on Episode 38 of the Science Dispatch podcast:
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