According to the University of Oxford’s Comparative Proverb Assessment Modelling Study – published in the British Medical Journal – an apple per day could keep the doctor away after all.
In fact, it could prevent 8,500 deaths from cardiovascular diseases like heart attacks and strokes. This assumes that there is no change in a person’s calorie consumption …Read more
Though seemingly harmless enough, such fast food branding may be affecting your ability to experience happiness, according to new research.
In the study, recently published in the Social Psychological and Personality Science journal, the University of Toronto looked at how people relate to iconic fast food logos, which have been traditionally associated with efficiency, leisure – and therefore greater happiness. Instead, it found that this imagery …Read more
Well, the practice is allowed in organic production, too, and could lead to the occurrence of superbugs in the future, according to a new Consumer Reports study republished in Mothers Jones.
For decades, the poultry industry vaccinated chicken embryos in order to prevent Marek’s disease, a common, deadly herpes virus attacking chickens, John Glisson, …Read more
We see traces of pesticides in our everyday living environment. They’re in our soil. They’re in our water supply. Now, there is evidence that suggests that these toxic chemicals can be found on our healthy food, too.
In the last two years, almost half of all fresh organic produce tested in Canada contained pesticide residue, according to new findings provided by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and reported by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). The data, which was taken …Read more