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Non-GM successes: Index by year

Here's a list, ordered by year, of some of the non-GM successes we have come across. They include allergen-free peanuts, striga-resistant cowpeas, …

Why everything you think you know about fatty foods might be wrong

<b>(Hardee's)</b><p>What can we learn from the way things taste? It turns out, a whole lot<p>Ari LeVaux<p>December 8, 2014 9:45pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>With the salad days of summer behind us, and dark, cold days approaching, fat is in season. The holidays, and the accompanying …

Does Eating Fruit Make You Hungrier?

New science suggests the sugars found in fruit may mess with your brain and your appetite.<p>Fruit might sound like a smart snack, but new research suggests the brain does a weird thing when you consume fructose, the sugar found in both fruit and processed sweets: It makes you want to eat even more.<p>In …

Food special: The physics of making cheese

For those who dig cheese, Silverspoon Gourmet is hosting physicist-turned-cheesemaker Dr Aditya Raghavan from Canada who will conduct a Mozzarella …

Mozzarella

Can Music Change Your Sense of Taste?

New research suggests that there's a connection between how things taste and what we're listening to when we eat them.<p>It's the difference between the violin player at your sit-down spaghetti spot and the college radio they play at the pizza parlor—the relationship between good food and good music …

Immune cells in brain respond to fat in diet, causing mice to eat

Immune cells perform a previously unsuspected role in the brain that may contribute to obesity, according to a new study by UC San Francisco …

Natamycin safety: Whole Foods has banned it, but what does the science say?

Whole Foods and Lebanon may seem like odd bedfellows, but on the matter of dairy products, they’re of one mind. Both have shown distaste for the …

Obesity can be controlled with potato extract

The miracle ingredient for fighting obesity may already be in your pantry: A simple potato extract may limit weight gain from a diet that is high in …

Blueberries - page 1 | Life Extension Magazine

When it comes to brain protection, there is nothing quite like blueberries,” according to James Joseph, PhD, lead scientist in the Laboratory of …

How to hack your taste buds

Why does toothpaste give orange juice a weird aftertaste? It’s one of many surprisingly easy ways to trick your tongue – and your brain – into experiencing strange flavours, says Veronique Greenwood. What's going on?<p>Your tongue is not a blank slate. What you've just eaten can change the flavour of …