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Caffeine - We can Drink Coffee Again

Caffeine - We can Drink Coffee Again

The debate over coffee has had many twists and turns. It seems that once again we can enjoy our cup of Java without worrying about getting addicted for life read more

Drug Companies Using Food Ingredients to Supply Estrogen

Drug Companies Using Food Ingredients to Supply Estrogen

The line between foods and drugs gets fuzzier and fuzzier as more researchers discover active ingredients in common foods that may be good for health and disease prevention. read more

Add More Flax to the Diet

Add More Flax to the Diet

Flax is a plant that has been cultivated for centuries and has a variety of food and non-food uses. Canada and Australia are major producers of flax, but it can be grown in a wide variety of countries read more

Biotechnology Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

Biotechnology Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

The news stories about the advances or horrors of biotechnology (depending on your point of view) are becoming more and more frequent. Cloned this and cloned that read more

We Aren't Eating More; We are Exercising Less

We Aren't Eating More; We are Exercising Less

It goes against what many experts have been telling us for a long time and it may be bad news for all of those “no fat” products, but nutritionist Dr. Alison Steven read more

Seniors May Need to Boost Their Diet

Seniors May Need to Boost Their Diet

Everyone needs to eat smart. Choosing wisely with a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables and other healthy foods in the diet. That provides a sound basis for good health read more

Fat Intake and Colorectal Cancer

Fat Intake and Colorectal Cancer

Cancer is one of the major causes of death in Western countries, and colorectal cancer ranks as one of the most deadly types of cancer. In Canada for males aged 40-59 the incidence of colorectal cancer is second only to lung cancer read more

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