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January 16, 2019 STRONGEST OPPONENTS OF GM FOODS KNOW THE LEAST ABOUT THEMSource: Futurisn
Despite the scientific consensus that GM foods are safe, more than 90 percent of respondents said they were at least somewhat opposed to the foods. In general, the more opposed a person claimed to be, the lower they scored on the...
October 4, 2018 1 in 3 Americans eat fast food daily – but one myth is debunkedSource: CBS News
"When we see news clips of a shark swimming near a beach, it scares us into not going near that beach," Weinandy said. But "what we should be scared of is double cheeseburgers, french fries and large amounts of sugary beverages."
September 25, 2018 Common weed killer linked to bee deathsSource: Science Daily
Honey bees exposed to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, lose some of the beneficial bacteria in their guts and are more susceptible to infection and death from harmful bacteria. Scientists believe this is evidence...
September 19, 2018 Mosquitos are eating plastic and contaminating food chains, according to new researchSource: Telegraph(UK)
Mosquito larvae have been observed ingesting microplastics that can be passed up the food chain, researchers said on Wednesday, potentially uncovering a new way that the polluting particles could damage the environment.
Source: NBC News
A study published Wednesday found a 65 percent increase in deaths from cirrhosis of the liver since 1999. The biggest increase is among millennials: the team found that deaths from cirrhosis are rising 10 percent a year among...
April 24, 2018 Study: Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Diabetes, ObesitySource: US News
A new study presented Sunday at the 2018 Experimental Biology meeting examined the biochemical effects of artificial sweeteners in rats and cell cultures. Researchers fed one group of rats a diet high in glucose or fructose,...
Source: Organic Authority.com
New research published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute this week found no link between exposure to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s best-selling herbicide, Roundup, and an increased risk of...
October 13, 2017 America’s Obesity Epidemic Reaches Record High, New Report SaysSource: NBC News
A troubling new report released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that almost 40 percent of American adults and nearly 20 percent of adolescents are obese — the highest rates ever recorded for the U.S.
September 15, 2017 Poor diet is a factor in one in five deaths, global disease study reveals
Millions of people are eating the wrong sorts of food for good health. Eating a diet that is low in whole grains, fruit, nuts and seeds and fish oils and high in salt raises the risk of an early death, according to the huge and...
Virtually all the world's tap water is contaminated by microscopic plastic fibers, a new study claims, raising fresh concerns about the implications of rampant plastic pollution on human and planetary health.
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