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U.K. GM Potato Trial Delayed Until After Election

By Tim Sandle

Scientists in the UK have been working on a genetically modified potato that is designed to be resistant to free of fungal diseases and risks from insects. Due to the omgoing controversy over GM crops, trials with planting and harvesting the potato have been ayed until June 2015, which is one month after the General […]

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Soil Bacteria Influence Wine Grapes

By Tim Sandle

The earthiness of Merlot, appreciated by many wine rs, may have to do with grapevine-dwelling bacteria than with the quality of the grapes themselves, according to new research. The idea of “terroir”—that the land shapes a wine’s qualities—is an old one. However, it is only recently that scientists have been able to provide some data […]

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5 Worst Breakfast Foods And Their Healthy Alternatives

By TLN

Many consider breakfast as the most important meal of the day because it is the first meal that the body needs to start the day right. When eating breakfast, it is essential to eat food that is loaded with protein, vitamins, and minerals as compared to those that contain fat, cholesterol, preservatives, and many unhealthy […]

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Hangover Free Wine is Now a Possibility

By Tim Sandle

A new form of yeast has been developed which could increase the health benefits of wine and, at the same time, reduce the presence of toxic by-products thereby eliminating the next-day hangover. The new yeast is a genetically engineered variant of the standard yeasts used to manufacture fermented foods (such as bread, wine and beer.) […]

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Top 10 Foods that Promote Weight Loss

By TLN

Cancer, Type-2 diabetes, high-blood pressure, and heart disease are all conditions that are caused by over-eating. Most people to eat because it is the primary way that our bodies re-charge and re-fuel. While there is no problem with eating, it is over-eating that can get you into a lot of trouble as you become […]

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Food Sensitization in Babies is Affected by Gut Bacteria

By Tim Sandle

Changes in intestinal bacteria in babies shapes where food allergies or asthma is likely to occur, according to a new study. This research has shown that babies with a fewer number of different bacteria in their gut at three months of age are likely to become sensitized to foods like milk, egg or peanut […]

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Food Safety Could Worsen with Climate Change

By Tim Sandle

Researchers have drawn a connection between changes in temperature, rainfall and the quality of food poisoning. In turn they have related these climatic events to climate change. Putting aside the disputed triggers for climate change, the new research draws connections between climatic shifts, such as an increase in flooding, and a rise in pathogenic bacteria; […]

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Eating Peanuts Early is the Key to Avoiding Nut Allergies

By Tim Sandle

A new study suggests that babies who consume peanuts are less likely to develop an allergy to the food. This is provided that the peanuts are eaten during the first year and that this continues up until the time that the infants reach kindergarten. This approach runs counter current thinking, where the general advice is for babies to avoid peanuts in order […]

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Chocolate Fondant Recipe

By TLN

Who doesn’t like chocolate? Well some don’t, but after seeing this image and recipe you just might change your mind. Feel free to adjust sugar to your like. You can also substitute stevia or agave syrup for sugar. Ingredients: 60g melted butter for greasing Cocoa powder for dusting in the ramekins 150g butter chopped into small pieces 150g palm sugar […]

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Marshmallow Muffins Recipe

By TLN

Ingredients: Coing spray (or 12 paper baking cups) Marshmallows 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter 2 eggs 1 cup of milk 2 cups all-purpose flour (for even finer taste you can substitute 1/4 cup of the flour for finely crushed Graham cracker crumbs) 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup semi-sweet […]

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