Food

Seafood Consumption Linked to Increased Risk of Melanoma

Seafood Consumption Linked to Increased Risk of Melanoma

A new study has found that regular consumption of fish and other seafood is linked to an increased risk of developing melanoma. While sun exposure, especially when the skin gets sunburned, heightens the risk of melanoma, a new study from Brown University and published in the journal Cancer Causes and Control has also found that […]

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    New Zealand Considers Charging Farmers for Livestock Emissions

    New Zealand Considers Charging Farmers for Livestock Emissions

    In New Zealand, sheep and cattle outnumber people. All that livestock passes gas, which means emitting more methane into the atmosphere. As such, the country has proposed to tax farmers for their livestock’s emissions. New Zealand’s agriculture makes up almost half of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions. According to the BBC, there are about 5 […]

    5 of the Most Healthy Peanut Butters

    5 of the Most Healthy Peanut Butters

    Peanut butter is a beloved childhood staple that is just as tasty whether you are five, 50 or 105. However, not all peanut butters have the same nutritional value.  Unfortunately, many manufacturers include additives that are unnecessary and negatively affect the nutrition you should be getting when eating a healthy peanut butter. Below, we’ll guide […]

    6 Herbs With Impressive Antiviral Activity

    6 Herbs With Impressive Antiviral Activity

    The human virome is made up of an estimated 380 trillion viruses, some of which harm the body and others that may benefit the body by coexisting within it. As much as half the stuff in your body, such as viruses and bacteria, may not be your own biological matter. From birth, viral infections serve […]

    Unlabeled Gene-Edited Food to Be Sold in UK

    Unlabeled Gene-Edited Food to Be Sold in UK

    This week, the UK government introduced a Genetic Technology Bill to Parliament proposing the relaxation of regulations on genetically-edited products, like tomatoes enriched with vitamin D and wheat with reduced levels of the amino acid asparagine, which turns into carcinogenic acrylamide during the process of baking or toasting bread, according to The Guardian and UK […]