Consumption of ultra-processed foods and drinks could raise colorectal cancer risk

Consumption of ultra-processed foods and drink could increase the risk of developing colorectal cancer. This was the conclusion of a large study undertaken by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), a center supported by the "la Caixa" Foundation, based on questionnaires about food behaviors completed by around 8,000 people […]

Is there an association between a pregnant mother’s diet and her child’s weight?

Approximately one in five children and adolescents in the United States has obesity. These children have an increased risk of asthma, type 2 diabetes, and orthopedic disorders. Studies have also found links between childhood obesity and low self-esteem and poor academic performance. Children with obesity, in turn, are more likely […]

High blood pressure: Processed meat and canned foods should be avoided to reduce risk

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Study identifies another reason to add mushrooms to American diet

The second study published in as many months has identified another reason to add more mushrooms to the recommended American diet. The new research, published in Food & Nutrition Research (February 2021), examined the addition of mushrooms to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Patterns resulting in the increase of […]