Number and type of gut microbes shifted within a day of eating plant- or animal-based foods exclusively.
“This opinion represents one of the most comprehensive risk assessments of aspartame ever undertaken,” said Dr. Alicja Mortensen of the European Food Safety Authority, an independent agency funded by the E.U., yesterday. That opinion: "Aspartame is not a safety concern."
Safe doesn't mean perfect; it just means safe. They concluded that we do not have grounds to believe that the artificial sweetener causes cancer or affects behavior or cognitive function, in children or adults—in quantities up to 40 milligrams per kilogram, which, for the average person, is the equivalent of around 17 cans of Diet Coke per day.
U.S. researchers suggest unless those needing help for mental illness have deep pockets, they may have a hard time finding a psychiatrist to accept insurance.
U.S. regulators announced new guidelines on Wednesday to phase out the use of antibiotics as a growth enhancer in livestock, in an effort to stem a surge in human resistance to these drugs.
A father's diet before conception plays a crucial role in the health of his offspring, researchers in Canada suggest.