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Vegetarian or 'Flexitarian' Diet Benefits Waistline and Pocket

Adopting a vegetarian or semi-vegetarian diet to lose weight and improve health may not be as onerous as is typically assumed, as people can experience health benefits even if they only partially switch to plant-based foods.

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Life Underwriting

Fruit flies pose food safety risk

Fruit flies have long been a source of annoyance for restaurant, foodservice and food processing operators. But now, new research shows that these tiny pests can play a more sinister role: spreading illness-inducing bacterial pathogens to food and food preparation surfaces. 480 more words

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Zimbabwe To Protect Women From Cancer

More than 800,000 girls in Zimbabwe will be vaccinated against the human papilloma virus in a major push to stem the country’s soaring cervical cancer rates. 17 more words

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To Weigh or Not to Weigh

The National Weight Control Registry has published several studies on the habits of those who have successfully achieved and maintained significant weight loss over 10 years (4, 5, 6, 7).

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Survival Strategies

New book in the library collection - Foodborne Diseases

Foodborne Diseases 3rd ed./ Dodd, Christine E.R. (ed), Aldsworth, Tim (ed), Stein, Richard A. (ed) et al

Publisher’s Description:

Foodborne Diseases, Third Edition, covers the ever-changing complex issues that have emerged in the food industry over the past decade. 215 more words

Microbiology

(Eat Like an Asian) A Healthy Asian A Posteriori Dietary Pattern Correlates with A Priori Dietary Patterns and Is Associated with Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in a Multi-ethnic Asian Population

Results

We identified a “healthy” dietary pattern, similar across ethnic groups, and characterized by high intakes of whole grains, fruit, dairy, vegetables, and unsaturated cooking oil and low intakes of Western fast foods, sugar-sweetened beverages, poultry, processed meat, and flavored rice.

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Lifelong Learning