While earlier research has revealed how too much sugar harms the body through its role in diabetes, obesity and fatty liver, this study is the first to uncover how the sweetener influences the brain.
Sugar to our health is as damaging and addictive as alcohol or tobacco and therefore should be regulated, claim US health experts.
Biodiesel has often been hailed as a possible solution to reducing our reliance on fossil fuels.
David Mullin, a Tulane microbiologist is collecting manure from giraffes and other exotic ruminants at Audubon Zoo, a few blocks from his laboratory.
Coconut sugar derived from its sap is known to be a good alternative sweetener for diabetics because it has a low glycemic index of 35 compared to that of an organic sugar from cane (muscovado) which has a glycemic index of 50 and that of refined white sugar from cane which has a glycemic index of 80.
A campaign by a non-profit entity, Corporate Accountability International, is urging McDonald’s to stop marketing junk food to kids and retire its corporate symbol Ronald McDonald.
In October of last year, the World Bank reactivated an emergency fund that the development organization had launched in response to the 2008 food crisis.
Corn cobs can now be a better substitute in lieu of the usual materials of rice straw and banana leaves used in mushroom culture according to the research team from the Sultan Kudarat Polytechnic State College in Mindanao.
Hawaii has now become a key federal laboratory for biofuels because of its dependence on imported oil as well as its great weather for growing crops.
The world’s poorest nations are most vulnerable, particularly the urban poor in food importing countries, and will require increase humanitarian aid to stave off hunger and undernourishment, a joint agricultural outlook by the Organized for Economic Cooperation and Development and the UN Food and Agricultural Organization sites.