Looks like the food system is going away from its natural roots.
A recent study shows a full 60 percent of foods purchased by Americans contain technical food additives, a 10 percent increase in the past 20 years.
May 31, 2023
Outside factors may be making it harder to lose weight.
New research from the University of Rhode Island found a direct link between “forever chemicals” in drinking water and being overweight; as well as having difficulty in keeping weight off after losing it.
April 23, 2023
Flame retardant chemicals in household products could affect the brain development of children.
Studies conducted at University of California at Riverside showed adult female mice exposed to PBDEs pass those chemicals to their offspring which can result in autism-like changes in the brain.
December 06, 2021
Plastic exposure is causing heart disease and lost productivity.
New research from the NYU Grossman School of Medicine shows phthalates, a chemical found in food wrappers, cosmetics and other products, are linked to deaths from heart disease and an increase in all-cause mortality.
October 25, 2021
The air you breathe may make you more susceptible to dementia.
Researchers from the University of Washington found people with long-term exposure to fine particulate air pollution where they live had a higher risk of dementia compared to people in areas with cleaner air.
August 23, 2021
Moisturizing a baby's skin may expose them to food allergies.
Researchers in London have discovered the more a baby's skin is exposed to lotion the more likely they are to develop a food allergy.
March 08, 2021
The use of antibiotics could lead to health issues down the road for patients.
Researchers in Sweden and the U.S. have found the use of antibiotics, especially those with broad spectrum microbial coverage, is associated with an increased risk for new-onset inflammatory bowel disease and its subtypes, ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.
September 14, 2020