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Portable Device Can Test If Your Food Is Gluten-Free

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http://feedproxy.google.com — For people with gluten allergies or celiac disease, the idea of eating out in restaurants can be terrifying. It typically involves scrutinizing menus and food labels, interrogating waiters, or having to bring their own meals wherever they go. Read More
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Nanoparticles present sustainable way to grow food crops

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — Engineers are using nanoparticle technology in an effort to meet the ever-increasing demand for food. Their innovative technique boosts the growth of a protein-rich bean by improving the way it absorbs nutrients, while reducing the need for fertilizer. Read More
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Mystery solved: Traits identified for why certain chemicals reach toxic levels in food webs

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — Researchers have figured out what makes certain chemicals accumulate to toxic levels in aquatic food webs. And, scientists have developed a screening technique to determine which chemicals pose the greatest risk to the environment. According to the study two traits were identified that indicate how chemicals can build up and reach toxic levels: how easily a chemical is broken down or metabolized Read More
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Healthy Eating Trick: Use Tech to Order Food

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http://feedproxy.google.com — A new study finds that people tend to pick food that's higher in calories (and less healthy) when speaking out loud, as opposed to when they choose nonverbally. Read More
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Chemists shed new light on global energy, food supply challenge

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — All living things require nitrogen for survival, but the world depends on only two known processes to break nitrogen's ultra-strong bonds to allow conversion to a form humans, animals and plants can consume. One is a natural, bacterial process on which farmers have relied since the dawn of agriculture. The other is the century-old Haber-Bösch process, which revolutionized fertilizer production an Read More
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Chemicals in Fast Food: Should You Be Worried?

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http://feedproxy.google.com — A new study suggests another reason to avoid fast food. Read More
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Fast food may expose consumers to phthalates

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http://www.enn.com — People who reported consuming more fast food in a national survey were exposed to higher levels of potentially harmful chemicals known as phthalates, according to a study published today by researchers at Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University. The study, one of the first to look at fast-food consumption and exposure to these chemicals, Read More
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‘Trickle of food’ helped deep sea creatures survive asteroid strike that wiped out the dinosaurs

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — New evidence has been provided to explain why deep sea creatures were able to survive the catastrophic asteroid strike that wiped out the dinosaurs 65 million years ago. Read More
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Reducing food waste could help mitigate climate change

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — About a tenth of overall global greenhouse-gas emissions from agriculture could be traced back to food waste by mid-century, a new study shows. A team of researchers, for the first time, provides comprehensive food loss projections for countries around the world while also calculating the associated emissions. Read More
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Can urban gardeners benefit ecosystems while keeping food traditions alive?

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http://www.enn.com — When conjuring up an image of a healthy ecosystem, few of us would think of a modern city. But scientists are increasingly recognizing that the majority of ecosystems are now influenced by humans, and even home gardens in urban landscapes can contribute important ecosystem services. Read More
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IFSTAL tackles food topics in BSA Magazine

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http://www.eci.ox.ac.uk — Hot off the press: IFSTAL's Raquel Ajates Gonzalez and Rebecca Wells tell about IFSTAL's innovative food programme, in the British Sociological Association's magazine, Network. 06/04/16 6 April 2016 - read more + Read More
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