News and Articles

Excerpts of News & Articles about food, health, cooking and well-being that we find interesting.

Oct 17

White Coat, Black Art Originally published on May 25, 2019 Beverly Legge credits plant-based eating for the "dramatic change" in her health. The Marystown, N.L., school teacher had struggled with medi
Sep 18

Source: The Canadian Biotechnology Action Network (CBAN) CBAN and other environmental groups in Canada and the U.S. are calling on the seafood and aquaculture industry to boycott AquaBounty’s Atla
Sep 28, 2018

Not only are they full of sugar, but they contain an additive with links to obesity Butylhydroxytoluene, often added to protect nutrients, is an endocrine disruptor Evidence has shown such compounds t
Sep 28, 2018

Dan Parker spent two decades working with ‘big food’ corporations – until obesity-related type 2 diabetes made him decide to change direction. Source: The Guardian A former advertising executive who s
Sep 27, 2018

From Alaska to Australia, scientists are turning to the knowledge of traditional people for a deeper understanding of the natural world. What they are learning is helping them discover more about ever
Sep 27, 2018

What do milk and mushrooms have in common? They both regulate blood glucose levels, a property important for the prevention and control of Type 2 diabetes. Recent research conducted at Pennsylvania St
Apr 11, 2018

How Big Food keeps us eating through a combination of science and marketing By Kelly Crowe , CBC News Standing in her kitchen in downtown Toronto chopping vegetables for dinner, Pat Guillet is aware
Oct 3

This study rejects that GM soy is “substantially equivalent” to non-GM soybeans. Highlights Glyphosate tolerant GM soybeans contain high residues of glyphosate and AMPA. Soybeans from different agricu
Oct 16, 2018

5 February 2018 Source: France has announced that at least half of all food bought by the public sector must be organic or locally produced. Reported in Politico , the Fren
Sep 28, 2018

Few predicted when Mexico joined the free-trade deal that it would transform the country in a way that would saddle millions with diet-related illnesses. The New York Times By Andrew Jacobs and Mat
Sep 27, 2018

Vijayawada: An India-born Canadian citizen, Mr Tony Mitra,  has made the Canadian government test food samples for glyphosate, a dangerous herbicide. It took years of effort for Mr Mitra, a retired m
Sep 27, 2018

Published: 11 April 2018 Abstract Background The postprandial blood glucose response (PBGR) following carbohydrate replacement of high–glycemic index (GI) foods with pulses, in a mixed meal, has not
Aug 15, 2018

Scientists link common flavor compounds across the world's favorite ingredients By Scientific American Julia Child famously said that fat carries flavor, but perhaps instead we should give thanks to 4
Apr 11, 2018

The Guardian Sarah Boseley , Health editor ​ UN health body says bacon, sausages and ham among most carcinogenic substances along with cigarettes, alcohol, asbestos and arsenic. Bacon, ham and sausage
Sep 21

Canola oil has been widely used across the industry. From cooking, agriculture to cosmetics, many people use it because of its reported health benefits and low cost.  Potential Bad Effects of Canola O
Sep 28, 2018

Source: The Guardian Concerns raised over weakened regulations on imports in potential post-Brexit trade deals Livestock raised for food in the US are dosed with five times as much antibiotic medicin
Sep 28, 2018

BY MARION NESTLE PH.D, MPH When I wrote Food Politics in 2002, it never occurred to me that readers would find the book depressing. I intended the book to inspire advocacy for healthier and more susta
Sep 27, 2018

Tahini is a butter made from hulled, ground, and toasted sesame seeds. It is commonly used in North African, Greek, Iranian, Turkish, and Middle Eastern cuisine. It is a major ingredient in hummus and
Sep 27, 2018

Glyphosate, the world's most widely used weed killer, has caused concerns over its potential risk to human health and the environment for decades. Now, new research shows that glyphosate may be indire
Apr 28, 2018

Miscarriages in town at heart of GM soy-growing area are running at three times – and birth defects at twice the national average People living in an Argentine town in the heart of the GM soy and maiz

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