Tag Archives: Food

Do “Food Deserts” Explain the Nutrition Gap? Maybe Not, Say Researchers – Forbes

FILE – In this Nov. 9, 2018, file photo, Walmart associate Alicia Carter fulfills online grocery orders at a Walmart Supercenter in Houston. Amazon and Walmart on Thursday, April 18, 2019, are kicking off a two-year pilot established by the government to allow low-income shoppers on government food assistance in New York to shop and… Read More »

Here’s What Happens to Your Body After Eating a Fast Food Burger

No one’s ever claimed that burgers are health food, but even the occasional sandwich could wreak all kinds of havoc on your health. mapkucc/Shutterstock We’ve all been there—there, meaning the drive-thru, with our tummies rumbling. In a weak moment, throwing caution to the pick-up window might not seem like a grave mistake, but the terrible… Read More »

Nanoparticles in food can alter the behavior of gut bacteria

New research on nanoparticles in food has yielded fresh insights about their impact on gut bacteria. Nanoparticles may influence gut bacteria (which are shown here under the electron microscope). Researchers from the University Medical Center of Mainz in Germany and colleagues from other centers in Germany, Austria, and the United States have discovered that the… Read More »