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Food Hygiene

Lead levels in baby food ‘worrisome’ but industry can fix the problem

17 Aug 2018 News & Events

Laboratory analysis of 50 big-name baby foods showed the presence of at least one heavy metal in all of them, with two-thirds having “worrisome” levels, according to information from Consumer Reports. Researchers also said organic products were as likely to have lead or other heavy metals as non-organic foods.

Eating fried food just twice per week increases your chance of early death

16 Aug 2018 News & Events

Fried foods are full of acrylamide, a known carcinogen. According to research, consuming things like French fries at least twice a week can significantly increase the risk of premature death.

Look younger with Chinese asparagus – it prevents aging by reducing the amount of free radicals in your body

16 Aug 2018 News & Events

If you’re a fan of Chinese take-out, you’re familiar with the pointy green vegetables mixed with your order of spicy stir-fried chicken. It’s called the Chinese asparagus, and a recent study has demonstrated that its roots are loaded with natural antioxidants that make you look younger.