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Eye-Catching Labels, Improving Crops, Beet-Red Beets, Power of Green Foods, and More in the Food Science News Source

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DILI, Drug Induced Liver Injury, Herbal Supplements, Dietary Supplement, Liver Damage, Hepatotoxicity, mislabeled product

The Frequency of Herbal and Dietary Supplement Mislabeling

Herbal and dietary supplement mislabeling is common and should be evaluated as a potential cause for liver damage, according to research presented this week at The Liver Meeting® — held by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases.

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Eye-Catching Labels Stigmatize Many Healthy Foods

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Labels such as organic, fair-trade and cage free may be eye-catching but are often free of any scientific basis and stigmatize many healthy foods, a new University of Delaware-led study found.

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Food & Sustainability, Nutrition, Food & Beverage, Agriculture (Food/Food Science), Agriculture, genome editing, Genomics, Breeding, Sustaibability

Benson Hill Biosystems Launches the First Fully Enabling Genome Editing System for Crop Improvement

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Benson Hill Biosystems today announced the commercial launch of Edit, powered by CropOS™, the first complete genome editing system made accessible to partners for the development of improved crops. Edit system combines the analytical power of Benson Hill’s CropOS™ computational platform with a robust portfolio of novel genome editing nucleases to create the first comprehensive genome editing system. Edit is designed to optimize plant characteristics such as flavor profiles, nutrient-density, and environmental sustainability with greater speed and precision than previously possible.

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Eating Better Throughout Adult Years Improves Physical Fitness in Old Age, Suggests Study

People who have a healthier diet throughout their adult lives are more likely to be stronger and fitter in older age than those who don’t, according to a new study led by the University of Southampton.

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Study of Breastfeeding Difficulties Due to Obesity Informs Need for Targeted Interventions for Better Breastfeeding Outcomes

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A study led by the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing’s Diane Spatz, PhD, RN-BC, FAAN, the Helen M. Shearer Term Professor of Nutrition, has found that delayed lactogenesis was more prevalent among women who were obese pre-pregnancy and that excessive gestational weight gain was also associated with a delay in lactogenesis II.

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Plant-Based Diet Converts Breast Cancer in Mice From Lethal to Treatable Form

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Researchers use compounds found in a combination plant-based diet to successfully prevent and treat ER-negative breast cancer in mice.

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Obesity, Research, Binge Eating, Weight Loss, Diabetes, food environment, Physical Activity, Brain and Cognition, food intake and reward, Bariatric Surgery, Adult Obesity, Body Composition

Obesity Journal Symposium

Winning papers to provide latest insights into preventing and treating obesity

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New Study Demonstrates Importance of Studying Sleep and Eating in Tandem

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A new study from scientists on the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) offers important insights into possible links between sleep and hunger.

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Hackensack Meridian Health Teaching Kitchen Celebrated Grand Re-Opening to Promote Nutrition and Healthy Eating

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On Wednesday, September 27, Hackensack Meridian Health celebrated the grand re-opening of a teaching kitchen located within the Meridian Fitness & Wellness Center in Hazlet, N.J. with a ribbon cutting ceremony and cooking demonstration. As part of the festivities, Laura Garrett, RD prepared two easy and healthy dishes, leading nearly 40 community members through the process and allowing them to sample the fresh, vibrant flavors of Broccoli Slaw and Pantry Manhattan Clam Chowder.







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