Tag: Nutrition

Federal Institute warns of bamboo coffee mugs

Bamboo tableware is not suitable for hot food and hot drinks, writes the German Federal Institute for risk assessment (BfR) in a new opinion. The Material is heated too much, can pass harmful substances to the food. The “bamboo goods” marketed products consist Essentially of a melamine-formaldehyde resin, in the bamboo fibers as a filler

School lunches keep Japan’s kids topping nutrition lists

Japan manages a rare feat for a developed country when it comes to feeding its children—high scores for nutrition but very low obesity rates. One major key? School lunches. A landmark report by the UN’s children agency UNICEF released Tuesday shows Japan topping the charts for childhood health indicators, with low rates of infant mortality

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Snack tax may be more effective than a sugary drink tax to tackle obesity: Effect was double that seen for similar price increase on sugar sweetened drinks

Taxing high sugar snacks such as biscuits, cakes, and sweets might be more effective at reducing obesity levels than increasing the price of sugar sweetened drinks, suggests a study published by The BMJ today. The researchers say this option “is worthy of further research and consideration as part of an integrated approach to tackling obesity.”

Certain metabolites linked to stem cell function in the intestine: Molecules called ketone bodies may improve stem cells’ ability to regenerate new intestinal tissue

MIT biologists have discovered an unexpected effect of a ketogenic, or fat-rich, diet: They showed that high levels of ketone bodies, molecules produced by the breakdown of fat, help the intestine to maintain a large pool of adult stem cells, which are crucial for keeping the intestinal lining healthy. The researchers also found that intestinal

New, healthier ‘butter’ spread almost entirely water

Cornell University food scientists have created a new low-calorie ‘butter’ spread that consists mostly of water. A tablespoon of this low-calorie spread has 2.8 grams of fat and 25.2 calories. Butter, on the other hand, which is 84% fat and about 16% water, has about 11 grams of fat and nearly 100 calories. They figured

Expert offers tips about online nutrition information

In today’s social media world, it’s easier than ever to find “facts”—and increasingly difficult to figure out which of them are actually true. Reporting based on findings of nutrition research, in particular, is rife with exaggerations, contradictions, and flat-out inaccuracies. Many people end up making food decisions based on this flawed advice, instead of following

Fresh, frozen or canned – which is healthier?

Can on, peas in the pasta salad. What affects the speed of the preparation, canned vegetables certainly unbeatable. But fresh goods would be the better Alternative? “A difficult subject”, says Monika Bischoff. A variety of studies to be contrary here in regular intervals, explains the Director of the centre for nutritional medicine and prevention at

Researchers recommend a clear drinking bans

At the age of two, children are able to distinguish alcoholic beverages from the other. Four is the first positive or negative associations are developing them to alcohol, the result of studies by 2017. In a new study, researchers have compared the attitude of parents to alcohol consumption of their children with their drinking behavior.

Water Check of Öko-Test: uranium, arsenic, pesticides – every 4. Bottled water is charged

Öko-Test examined 53 carbonated mineral water of the variety of “Classic”. Including water places of discounters and supermarkets, but also classic brands. The result: Twelve sparkling varieties contain questionable ingredients such as pesticide-degradation products, uranium, or arsenic. The German drank in the past year, 150 litres of water per head. 11.7 billion litres, according to

What has this to do Subway with Köln 50667 to

Subway is considered to be one of the largest Fast Food chains in the world. Now, the company operates in the Marketing of a new strategy and relies on the RTL-2-series “Köln 50667”. The result of this cooperation, can try customer now. How to do this and how you on your next visit at Subway