Tag: Food

Lung Function Decline Dramatically Slowed with a Flavonoid

  Lung Function Decline Dramatically Slowed with a Flavonoid Lung Function Decline Dramatically Slowed with a Flavonoid Previous research has shown that the plant-produced chemicals known as flavonoids have beneficial antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Anthocyanins, the type of flavonoid investigated in the current study, have been detected in […]

Trans Fats make brain go Hmmm?

Trans fat consumption is linked to diminished memory in working-aged adults – For those eating the highest amounts of trans fats, this translated to an estimated 11 fewer words (a more than 10 percent reduction in words remembered), compared to adults who ate the least trans fat. (The […]

‘Food waste is probably one of the worst things for global warming’ – expert: “almost half of the world’s food production is thrown away”

Eva Bertrand Feb 1, 2013 16:00 Moscow Time © Photo: ru.wikipedia.org/ Pittaya Sroilong/cc-by More than a third of the world’s entire food production is lost or wasted annually. Both the European Union and the United Nations have, separately and unanimously opted to launch their own campaigns to raise […]

Cesium in trout 110 times over limit

Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 Kyodo A mountain trout caught in the Niida River in Fukushima Prefecture contained 11,400 becquerels of radioactive cesium per kilogram, more than 110 times above the government limit for food products, a survey by the Environment Ministry showed. Presenting its findings Friday on cesium […]