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FoodConnections.org
Food intolerance resource with a scientific twist
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Pick of the Crop
A Selection of Biographies of domesticated plants John Warren
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FUdiet: The Science of Weight Loss, Nutrition, and Fitness
A health blog by Sherry Pagoto, PhD, a licensed clinical psychologist and an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Dr. Pagoto's expertise is in health, nutrition, fitness, weight management, depression, stress, cancer prevention, and type 2 diabetes. This blog talks about living healthy as a way of life, NOT as a diet.
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Science News - Food for Thought
No summary available for this site.
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Changing World of Science & Communications
Perspectives on science and science communications by Michael McBurney
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Notch by Notch
Can we all just lighten up a little?
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Health Comments
A blog dealing with matters related to health and wellbeing
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Everything Nutrition
Nutrition, Disease and Polymorphisms
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Changing World of Science & Communications
Perspectives on science and science communications by Michael McBurney
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TalkingNutrition.dsm.com
Science-based conversations about micronutrient inadequacies (vitamins, omega-3 fatty acids, carotenoids, etc) & benefits of good nutrition. Tweets by @MIMcBurney and @juliakbird

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4 Proven Ways to Uplift Your Mood
It is not uncommon for people from all walks of life to feel sad or lonely at times. Everyone at one time or another will have the blues, but you may have depression. Depression is a medical condition that requires help and is much more serious than being in a slump. The World Health Organization […]
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Does hot cocoa delay brain aging?
Image credits: downloaded from http://www.wallpapermania.eu/, artist unknown. One of the most enjoyable things about the holidays is curling up with a good book and a cup of...

Brickman AM, Khan UA, Provenzano FA, Yeung LK, Suzuki W, Schroeter H, Wall M, Sloan RP & Small SA (2014). Enhancing dentate gyrus function with dietary flavanols improves cognition in older adults., Nature neuroscience, 17 (12) 1798-803. PMID: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25344629

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About that tryptophan and turkey making you sleepy–not so fast
A tiny handful of countries, most notably the US and Canada, celebrate a holiday called Thanksgiving. In the USA, the holiday is held on the fourth Thursday in November and more or less starts the so called holiday season which ends with New Year. In most of Canada (excluding the Atlantic provinces), the holiday is […]Continue reading «About that tryptophan and turkey making you sleepy–not so fast»
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Artificial Sweeteners May Have Despicable Impacts on Gut Microbes
I find it ironic that Thanksgiving coincides with American Diabetes Month. In honor of that irony, two recently published studies have suggested a possible link between what you eat, how it impacts... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Info-Processing View of Eating
We tend to think of metabolism in purely physiological terms. I invite you to think of metabolism in a broader sense, as information processing. Take the act of eating, for example. We can think of eating in purely physiological, metabolic terms… or we can think of eating as an informational process in which an act […]
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Diabetes and Bipolar is Serious: 10 Foods that Lower Blood Sugar
Sign:  Diabetes Let’s Get Serious Caption: I was cured of self-injury, until the day I had to check my sugar… (The Family Stew – Mental Health Humor) Bipolar Disorder can cause dramatic mood swings. Diabetes can cause dramatic sugar swings–thereby affecting mood. Sugar has been that type of a drug for me most of my life. […]
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Arguments that GMO opponents should delete from their brains
From my perspective as a trained scientist, skeptic and observer of political debates, there are four scientific issues that have wandered into the realm of political debate: evolution, climate change, vaccines and genetically modified organisms (GMOs) generally with regards to food and agriculture. Evolution and human caused climate change (or sometimes called anthropogenic global warming, […]Continue reading «Arguments that GMO opponents should delete from their brains»
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The Recombinant DNA Controversy: Where Will Genetic Engineering Lead Us?
DNA. Officially known as deoxyribonucleic acid. Also otherwise known as the building block of life. The substance that is unique to each individual and is the basis of forensics to identify culprits. For some dogmatic people, the one thing that science was never supposed to touch and experiment with. Yet, … READ MORE

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