With all the warnings to wear sunscreen and cover up, worries about skin cancer can cast shadows over even the nicest beach day. Now scientists researching how to prevent skin cancer have good news—at least for all the tomato lovers out there: Eating the red fruit may greatly reduce your risk of developing skin cancer.
Dr. Sankar Devarajan has been appointed assistant professor in nutrition and food science for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Department of Human Sciences. He will teach undergraduate courses in experimental foods, food chain safety, food microbiology, food processing and food policy and law.
Before you pass by those broccoli sprouts in the cooler at your local grocery store, you may want to add a few containers to your grocery cart. That’s because they help improve your blood sugar levels, particularly if you’re suffering from type 2 diabetes. That’s because research shows that sulforaphane found in broccoli sprouts as well as other cruciferous vegetables can help improve fasting glucose levels.
Fake news isn’t always a deliberate attempt to misinform or mislead. Soft news platforms are often so desperate for content that they publish self-contradictory stories based on speculative journalism or inconclusive science, which isn’t reliable. What truth is the reader to absorb?
Many of our social media feeds are dominated by beautiful, mouth-watering photos of food. These photos inspire some serious food envy but could they also educate and encourage healthier eating?
That was the question explored by a team of researchers from the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Columbia University and the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS). The results of the study were presented at the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems in Denver, CO.
Fiber is very important in their diet. Fiber helps with weight by helping you not to feel hungry. It also works to help lower your blood cholesterol level. Fiber can help for long-term issues such as cancer and heart disease.