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Antioxidant-rich corn could mitigate symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease, study finds

Flavonoids from a specific line of corn act as anti-inflammatory agents in the guts of mice with an inflammatory-bowel-disease-like condition, ...
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Insect-resistant GMO corn nutritionally equivalent to conventional counterpart, field study shows

DP23211 maize was genetically modified (GM) to express .... protein for control of corn rootworm. DP23211 maize also expresses ...
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COVID-19 prompts healthier eating habits, while interest in ‘natural’ foods remains high

More than four out of five consumers say the coronavirus pandemic has changed their food habits, driving them to cook, ...
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Viewpoint: At $17/pound, vertically farmed vegetables are nowhere near sustainable

On [June 10] the city council of Jersey City, New Jersey [voted] on awarding a three-year, $1 million contract to ...
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GMO and gene-edited biofortified crops weaken case for organic agriculture

A new lineup of GMO and gene-edited crops with nutrient content organic growers simply can't replicate ...
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Could CRISPR turn nutritious but unpopular vegetables into flavorful snacks?

You probably know that kale is packed with antioxidants and other nutrients and that you should be eating more of ...
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Coffee of the future? Lab-made ‘molecular’ version might feed the world’s caffeine habit while sparing the environment

The coronavirus pandemic has led to many shifts in how we eat, but our collective coffee habit remains strong. As ...
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‘Climate-resilient’ wheat may provide sustainable fiber source, promote gut health

Some new crop varieties are bred to be more nutritious. Others are more resilient, bred to tolerate harsher environmental conditions ...
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Podcast: ‘Angry Chef’ Anthony Warner takes on food pseudoscience and COVID-19 misinformation

Anthony Warner, better known as "the Angry Chef," visits the Fuel the Pedal podcast to examine how nutrition science is ...
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Viewpoint: AARP misleads elderly about health, environmental benefits of organic food

Scaring old people is a time-tested strategy to scrounge up votes .... The coronavirus has made scamming even easier. The ...
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Washing your food with soap won’t kill coronavirus—but it could make you very sick

The debate around giving your fruits and veggies a bubble bath blew up [in late March] following a viral video ...
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Video: What would happen if all the world’s farmers grew organic food?

Stuck at home without your usual organic veggies? Just buy regular ones. They're safe, nutritious and might even be better ...
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Health benefits of GMO crops: Fewer farmer suicides, cancers and pesticide poisonings

Activists who desperately cling to lies about the risks of GM crops are now the ones who look 'very stupid.' ...
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100 best-selling nutrition books give ‘puzzling’ advice, and few written by experts, study shows

Nutritional decisions may be important for health, and yet identifying trustworthy sources of advice can be difficult to achieve. Many ...
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Podcast: How editing bacteria with CRISPR could make food more nutritious

Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou is the Todd R. Klaenhammer Distinguished Professor in the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences at North ...
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Customized diets based on genetics, and 4 other food marketing trends gaining traction in 2020

Food marketers, take note of these trends shaping the future of the food and beverage industry: Hypercustomization: Customizing food products ...
Viewpoint: 'GMOs cause cancer' and 17 other persistent health myths debunked

Viewpoint: ‘GMOs cause cancer’ and 17 other persistent health myths debunked

Cracking your knuckles causes arthritis. Eating eggs gives you heart disease. Coffee stunts your growth. No, no and no again ...
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Podcast: How oil from GMO plants could help prevent heart disease, preserve our oceans and cut fossil fuel use

Omega-3 fatty acids are critical to human health. Among their many benefits, these oils can help preserve eye and brain ...
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Full-fat dairy not linked to childhood obesity, studies show, raising questions about US dietary guidelines

There's little scientific evidence behind recommendations by US health organizations that kids should stop eating full-fat dairy after the age ...
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New study shows CRISPR can be applied to produce biofortified rice

A team of California plant scientists has taken a CRISPR-Cas9 approach to develop more nutritious varieties of rice. Their research, ...
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Beyond Meat goes ‘on the offensive,’ blasting critics who claim plant-based burgers are ultra-processed

While its CEO says engaging in an increasingly heated debate over the merits of plant- vs animal-based meat can be ...
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Viewpoint: We can sustainably feed 10 billion people. Here’s how CRISPR and GMO crops can help

If adopted widely, genetic engineering will bring us closer to meeting the EAT-Lancet dietary targets ...
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Healthier white bread could be in stores by 2025, after genes controlling wheat fiber content identified

An international group of scientists led by Rothamsted Research and the John Innes Centre have opened the door to healthier ...
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Diet wars: Heavy meat consumption carries ‘small but increased’ cardiovascular disease risk, study finds

[In October 2019], the Annals of Internal Medicine published a controversial report that encouraged people not to worry about the ...
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Low-calorie sweeteners ‘poison’ for expecting mothers? Epidemiologist says that’s unlikely

News sources around the globe have been calling out warnings about a new study that appears to have shown that ...
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Veganism bad for your brain? Recent research raises controversial questions about plant-based diets

The idea that avoiding meat is bad for our brains makes some intuitive sense; anthropologists have been arguing about what ...
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Pushback against studies challenging health risks of meat consumption highlights industry influence on nutrition research

It’s almost unheard of for medical journals to get blowback for studies before the data are published. But that’s what ...
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