Nutrition
CDC warn of edible marijuana dangers following death of 19-year-old student

CDC warn of edible marijuana dangers following death of 19-year-old student

The case of a 19-year-old man who fell to his death from a balcony following the consumption of a marijuana cookie has been described by the Centers…

Salt, sweet, sour… now fat is one of our basic tastes

Salt, sweet, sour… now fat is one of our basic tastes

Oleogustus is the name given to the sense of fat taste that researchers believe should be added as the sixth sense of taste alongside salt, sweet, sour,…

Synthetic coral could remove toxic heavy metals from the ocean; new material mimics the structure of coral, a natural adsorbent of heavy metals

A new material that mimics coral could help remove toxic heavy metals like mercury from the ocean, according to a new study published in the Journal of…

FDA revises proposed Nutrition Facts label rule to include a daily value for added sugars

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed including the percent daily value (%DV) for added sugars on the Nutrition Facts label of packaged foods, giving consumers…

WSU Researchers Find US breast milk is glyphosate free

Study is first independently verified look for the presence of Roundup ingredient in human milk Washington State University scientists have found that glyphosate, the main ingredient in…

Resolving the cancer/diet paradox: New special issue on cancer in metabolism

How much does diet affect the cancer patient? Do “antioxidants” really play an important role in health – or are they causing more cancers than they cure? And…

Health

Blowing balloons ‘treats glue ear’

Blowing balloons ‘treats glue ear’

Using the nose to inflate a balloon helps heal glue ear, University of Southampton research…

Living Wage ‘could harm home care’

Living Wage ‘could harm home care’

The National Living Wage could result in a “catastrophic failure” in the home care market,…

Suspected Mers virus shuts A&E unit

Suspected Mers virus shuts A&E unit

The accident and emergency department has been closed as a temporary measure A suspected outbreak…

South Korea declares ‘end’ to Mers

South Korea declares ‘end’ to Mers

The prime minister apologised South Korea’s Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn has declared a “de facto…

Living Wage ‘could harm home care’

Living Wage ‘could harm home care’

The National Living Wage could result in a “catastrophic failure” in the home care market,…

Suspected Mers virus shuts A&E unit

Suspected Mers virus shuts A&E unit

The accident and emergency department has been closed as a temporary measure A suspected outbreak…

alastairmhart
Fitness

Recipe: Healthy & Speedy Minestrone Soup

There are as many varieties of Minestrone (literally “BIG SOUP”) as there are people who cook it. My version is is created with speedy preparation…

Recipe: Shepard’s Pie with Mashed Potatoes/Squash

Shepard’s Pie consists of seasoned beef and vegetables that are topped with cheesy mashed potatoes and squash. Ingredients Meat and Vegetables 1 1/2 pounds…

Recipe: Honey Roasted Turkey

This is a simple holiday turkey recipe. Ingredients For the Brine: 2 cups of kosher salt 2 cups of honey 2 gallons…

Recipe: Garden Summer Pasta Salad

This easy to make summer salad is great to take to a patio party, or to make as a cool side dish for the family! Ingredients…