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Scientists use banana peel flour to make better sugar cookies

Scientists use banana peel flour to make better sugar cookies

Substituting some of the wheat flour in sugar cookies with banana peel flour Banana peels aren't always destined for the trash or compost anymore. They're making their way onto people's plates, replacing pork in 'pulled

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Study links high calcium, potassium diet with prevention of recurrent kidney stones

Study links high calcium, potassium diet with prevention of recurrent kidney stones

Daily intake of 1,200 milligrams of calcium may help prevent first-time and recurrent kidney stones Kidney stones can cause not only excruciating pain but also are associated with chronic kidney disease, osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease.

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Oil-based systems eradicate salmonella on food production machinery: Study

Oil-based systems eradicate salmonella on food production machinery: Study

Using oils as a carrier of organic acids is a novel approach to delivering antimicrobial compounds against food-borne pathogens Recent outbreaks of food-borne Salmonella have been associated with chocolate and peanut butter. Although Salmonella cannot grow in either of

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Study links B vitamins with advanced non-alcoholic fatty liver disease treatment

Study links B vitamins with advanced non-alcoholic fatty liver disease treatment

Currently, there are no pharmacological treatments for NASH because scientists don't understand the mechanics of the disease Scientists at Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore have uncovered a mechanism that leads to an advanced form of

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Study reveals new low-calorie sweetener to improve gut health

Study reveals new low-calorie sweetener to improve gut health

Reearchers will closely study the substance's impact on human gut health From the wide variety of sodas, candies and baked goods that are sold worldwide, it's clear that people love their sweet treats. But consuming

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Colour changing film for easy nitrite detection in foods

Colour changing film for easy nitrite detection in foods

Researchers offer an inexpensive way for consumers to determine nitrite levels in foods Nitrates and nitrites give processed meats their characteristic pink color and robust flavor. Although many consumers want to limit consumption of these

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Heart disease risk from red meat may stem from gut microbe response: Study

Heart disease risk from red meat may stem from gut microbe response: Study

General consumption of fish, poultry and eggs was not associated with increased cardiovascular risk Chemicals produced in the digestive tract by gut microbes after eating red meat may help explain part of the higher risk

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Short-term high protein diets may hinder endurance athletes: Study

Short-term high protein diets may hinder endurance athletes: Study

Consuming a high-protein diet may negatively impact the gut New research has found that microbial instability in the gut could hinder the performance of elite endurance athletes, and that short-term, high-protein diets are associated with

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Study links fast-food diet during pregnancy with baby’s health

Study links fast-food diet during pregnancy with baby’s health

Milk proteins are hugely important for newborn development but the quality was found to be poor in mouse mothers eating the high fat, high sugar diet: Study A diet high in sugar and fat such

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Dr Kirtiraj K. Gaikwad at IIT-Roorkee bags recognition from FSSAI

Dr Kirtiraj K. Gaikwad at IIT-Roorkee bags recognition from FSSAI

Receives certificate of excellence for developing sustainable packaging material Dr Kirtiraj K. Gaikwad, Assistant Professor, Department of Paper Technology, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, and his team, has received a certificate of excellence and