Drinking the right milk can increase or decrease aging, research finds

A study from Larry Tucker, professor of exercise science at Brigham Young University studied the relationship between telomeres (endcaps of human chromosomes) and milk consumption in about 5,800 U.S. adults. The findings published in Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity found a strong correlation between high-fat milk consumption and rapid aging. This is important because telomeres […]

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6 states linked to Hepatitis A outbreak from blackberries

The Newsweek reported a hepatitis A outbreak from fresh blackberries linked to Fresh Thyme Farmers Market stores, making 16 people sick across six states. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in November that the outbreak affected 11 people in Indiana, Nebraska and Wisconsin and on Monday, the states grew to three more, […]

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Scientists at Cornell University develop butter spread that’s 80% water

Food Dive reported that scientists at Cornell University have created a butter-like spread that’s free from synthetic stabilizers and contains natural ingredients. The work published in the journal ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces explains that this product is sustainable, containing 80% water and 20% vegetable oil and milk fat. In total, one tablespoon of this […]

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Food fun: Price points Salt

Everyone uses salt right? Not too much to make your food inedible, but just enough to enhance the food. Ben Jacobson, salt expert will take us all through how to identify expensive and cheap salt. I bet the next time you walk through your grocery store, you’ll be able to understand the difference between different […]

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Lab-created milk is threatening dairy farmers

A report from CNBC claims that Perfect Day Foods is creating synthetic milk using casein and whey proteins using genetically engineered yeast with DNA that produces the proteins found in cow’s milk. The Silicon Valley company’s animal-free milk is also claimed to be better for the environment because it is “lactose-free, hormone-free, antibiotic-free, gluten-free and […]

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