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Why the calorie is broken | Ars Technica
“I’m kind of pissed at the scientific community for not coming up with something better." “For me, a calorie is a unit of measurement that’s a real pain in the rear.”
Bo Nash is 38. He lives in Arlington, Texas, where he’s a technology director for a t
It's 2016 - time for some lentils
This year has been declared by the United Nations as the International Year of Pulses — and Canada happens to be a world leader in the production of what's predicted to be a popular protein choice as cuts of meat rise in 2016.
High dose of vitamin C kills cancer cells in mice
A new study published in Science presents evidence that perhaps some of the apparently extravagant ideas about Vitamin C were not completely off base. The study in question examined human colorectal cancers containing specific genetic mutations that are f
Common heartburn drugs may damage your kidney
Increased use of certain medications commonly used to treat heartburn and acid reflux may have damaging effects on the kidneys. The researchers looked at the effects of the drugs called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) on chronic kidney disease (CKD).
How Sugar Affects the Body: New Study Looks Beyond Calories
Fat was the food villain these past few decades but sugar is quickly muscling in to take its place. As rates of sugar-related disorders such as diabetes, obesity and heart disease climb, many experts believe that when Americans rid themselves of fat, they
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