10 percent of adults in the US have food allergy, and almost twice as many people believe they do

10 percent of adults in the US have food allergy, and almost twice as many people believe they do

More than 10 percent of adults in the United States—over 26 million—are estimated to have food allergy, and almost twice as many people believe they do, according to new research. “While we found that one in 10 adults have food allergy, nearly twice as many adults think that they are...

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How to prepare spinach in order to maximise the levels of antioxidants in finished food

How to prepare spinach in order to maximise the levels of antioxidants in finished food

Eat your spinach in the form of a smoothie or juice – this is the best way to obtain the antioxidant lutein, according to research from Linköping University, Sweden. High levels of lutein are found in dark green vegetables, and researchers at the university have compared different ways of preparing...

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Foods became less desirable once the calorie content was displayed

Foods became less desirable once the calorie content was displayed

Seeing pictures of food with calorie information not only makes food less appetizing but it also appears to change the way your brain responds to the food, according to a Dartmouth-led study published in PLOS ONE. When food images appeared with the calorie content, the brain showed decreased activation of...

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Turn up the heat – 5 ways to rekindle your love of cooking

Turn up the heat – 5 ways to rekindle your love of cooking

Once a cook, always a cook, right? The truth is that even the most avid chef can fall out of love with the culinary arts. Just like the fabled “seven-year itch”, the monotony of the daily grind of churning out the same old meals over and over can cause the...

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Incredible features and benefits of using electric smoker

Incredible features and benefits of using electric smoker

The electric smokers are taking a large part in the life of many people around the world. This is thanks to the wide advantages that they brought to the routine life. The new invention is safer than any other kind of smokers. In addition to that, the manufacturers and the...

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Missing the mark with cow’s milk protein allergy in infants

Missing the mark with cow’s milk protein allergy in infants

All parents want the best for their children, and that extends to their health and well-being from the moment they are born. Unfortunately, there are some circumstances that are beyond a parent’s control. Cow’s milk protein allergy, also referred to as CMPA, is one of these health conditions that cannot...

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Why should not we give (barely) sugar to our children?

Why should not we give (barely) sugar to our children?

1. Because its value as a nutrient is zero. It has no proteins, no fiber, no vitamins, no minerals, no fats. It does not contribute “nothing good”, except “empty calories”. 2. Because it is not necessary for the brain and muscles to work. The “necessary sugar”, which is called glucose,...

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The best Australian wine on offer to the World

The best Australian wine on offer to the World

Australian wine has come a long way since its introduction, the popularity and consumer preferences are constantly changing around the world. China’s thirst for Australian wine especially has become insatiable in recent years. The surge in Australian premium grape varieties aren’t just unique to China, the U.S and U.K has...

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Growth milk: is it necessary?

Growth milk: is it necessary?

The milk of growth is a type of special milk, is prepared from skimmed cow’s milk to which some components are added in order to make it richer. By the components that are added, it looks quite like the milk of continuation. The milk of growth is advised from the...

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Palm oil in children’s foods

Palm oil in children’s foods

Food, especially that of children, is taking on a very important importance in recent times. And it is that it finally seems that we are being more aware of the impact on our health leading a good diet. For some decades now, obesity has become one of the most serious...

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