Tag: Food

A taste for fat may have made us human

Long before human ancestors began hunting large mammals for meat, a fatty diet provided them with the nutrition to develop bigger brains, posits a new paper in Current Anthropology. The paper argues that our early ancestors acquired a taste for fat by eating marrow scavenged from the skeletal remains of large animals that had been

Trendy but harmful: Black food with activated carbon

Activated carbon: Black Food better avoid Burgers, pizzas, Smoothies: more and more food products are colored with active carbon black. Consumer advocates warn of the so-called Black Food. The consumption of such food can sometimes affect the health damage and the effect of drugs. Coal-black burgers and pizzas In the social media, a series of

Health fashionable but harmful: Black food with activated carbon

Activated carbon: Black Food better avoid Burgers, pizzas, Smoothies: more and more food products are colored with active carbon black. Consumer advocates warn of the so-called Black Food. The consumption of such food can sometimes affect the health damage and the effect of drugs. Coal-black burgers and pizzas In the social media, a series of

5 Things You Should Know Before You Start The Keto Diet

Unless you’ve been living under Uluru, you’ve probably heard about the ketogenic or keto diet. Numerous celebs, including Halle Berry and Kourtney Kardashian talked it up last year and you’ve no doubt seen a multitude of before and after photos floating around. This low-carb, high fat diet is famously touted as the fastest way to

Tyson recalls some chicken nuggets, contamination possible

Tyson Foods is recalling more than 36,000 pounds (16,329 kilograms) of chicken nuggets because they may be contaminated with rubber. The U.S. Agriculture Department says there were consumer complaints about extraneous material in 5-pound (2 kilogram) packages of Tyson White Meat Panko Chicken Nuggets. There are no confirmed reports of adverse reactions. The packages have

Flatulence avoid: tips on the right combination of foods

Cherries eaten or drunk water = stomach ache. So it is game in a well-known children. Many of these food myths are not. According to experts, it is worthwhile to reconsider the combination and the order of the food intake. Abdominal pain, flatulence, impaired absorption of nutrients: There are many tips on what should better

New food guide rightly eschews serving sizes, says expert

The evolution of Canada’s Food Guide to a plate full of three food categories – plus a glass of water – represents a positive step towards healthy, ‘flexetarian’ eating, says a leading Western expert on diet and nutrition. The new guide, released this week, shows vegetables and fruit occupying half a plate, with protein foods

Technique boosts omega 3 fatty acid levels in brain 100 fold

Getting enough of the omega 3 fatty acids DHA and EPA into the brain to study their effects on conditions such as Alzheimer’s and depression — which they have been shown to help — is no easy task. While supplements containing these fatty acids exist, there is scant evidence showing that these supplements actually increase

The Difference Between a Food Allergy and Food Intolerance

With the rise of gluten-free and dairy-free diets over the past few years, food allergies and intolerances appear to be surging now more than ever. Celebs like Kourtney Kardashian and Kate Hudson have famously stripped their diets of common allergenic foods in the name of health, and the public seems eager to follow suit. Have

The Best Food Moments of 2018

2018 was a real doozy of a year, even where food was concerned. Not all of it was good — we mourned the death of legendary food and travel personality Anthony Bourdain, teens started eating Tide Pods and pretty much everything regarding politics was a total shit show. But! There were a lot of great

Beware of food poisoning: In this food, we should prefer not!

Health risks: What foods you should not eat better Nausea, abdominal pain can be diarrhea and vomiting: food poisoning is very unpleasant. Certain foods pose a special health risk. An expert explains which foods should not be consumed. Food poisoning can have different causes There are generally different causes of food poisoning: “on The one

The Food Trends That Are Going to be Huge in 2019

In 2018, we saw the rise of avocado toast, unicorn everything, over-the-top milkshakes and cocktails, the Instant Pot and Insta-friendly restaurants (because if you didn’t Instagram it, did you even go?). And the predictions for 2019 are in. While they don’t sound quite as colorful or ‘gram-friendly, they do seem to put health and diversity