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News tag: children nutrition


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Powdered caffeine subject to FDA’s ban


10 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
With a promising future, Logan Stiner should be studying chemical engineering as a freshman at the University of Toledo, preparing for tests and final exams for the fall semester. Instead, he died after getting too much powdered caffeine just days before high-school graduation. His parents are visiting Washington, DC with…

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Kids’ health impacted by metals in Australian foods


28 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Most foods have a metal content within guidelines for safe exposure, but children have a higher risk of getting more then recommended levels of cadmium, nickel, and manganese, a new study found. A member of the research team which conducted the study at Edith Cowan University in Australia, Dr Anna…

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Concept of food addiction gets zero support from experts


18 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 1 comment
Frequently we hear friends complaining about being addicted to foods, but recent research claims there is no reason to make such statement. Scientists and nutritionists got together in Dublin to discuss this issue after the Food Safety Authority of Ireland’s consultative council asked them to determine whether it was conceivable…