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“Cage-Free,” “Free-Range,” and “Pasture-Raised” Eggs: What’s The Difference?

“Cage-Free,” “Free-Range,” and “Pasture-Raised” Eggs: What’s The Difference?

What’s the difference between “cage-free,” “free-range,” and “pasture-raised” eggs? Whenever you buy eggs from the grocery store, you may have wondered why they have different labels, such as “cage-free,” “free-range,” and “pasture-raised.” You may have also noticed that they differ in price. Eggs vary in their nutrition profile as well. But one thing’s for sure

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Keto Diet Helps Stop The Growth Of Certain Cancers, Study

In a brand-new animal study published in Cell Reports, researchers found that by restricting circulating blood glucose (aka blood sugar) levels in mice with lung cancer, they were able to prevent the growth of squamous cell carcinoma tumors. To reach this conclusion, the researchers lowered circulating blood glucose in mice by feeding them a ketogenic

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Should You Eat Granola On A Low-Carb Diet?

Granola can vary widely in nutrition makeup,” Kris Sollid, RD, senior director of nutrition communications at the International Food Information Council Foundation, told POPSUGAR. For example, “some varieties have more fiber than others, so be sure to read the label carefully.” If you’re following a low-carb diet, choosing foods with high levels of dietary fiber can

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Processed Food Consumption Increases Risk of Early Death

New research shows that the long-term effects of an “ultraprocessed” diet are worse than previously imagined. Scientists from France and Spain say that highly processed foodstuffs are primary drivers of disease and according to their studies, can increase the risk of early death. After taking a cold, hard look at the “standard American diet,” it’s really

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The Impossible Burger and Its Possible Risks

The meat substitute created by Impossible Foods contains a mix of wheat, coconut oil, potatoes and “heme” derived from genetically engineered (GE) yeast. A primary ingredient in the Impossible Burger is GE soy leghemoglobin, which releases a heme-like protein when broken down. This protein is what gives the plant-based patty its meatlike look, taste and texture, and

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Consumption of Beer and Sugary Drinks Linked to Kidney Disease, Study

Researchers identified beer, sugary drinks, and two healthy types of beverages – fruit juices and tea – as potential causes of chronic kidney disease. The most egregious offenders were carbonated and sweetened fruit drinks. Guzzling these bubbly, sweet beverages on a regular basis could raise a person’s chance of having kidney problems by as much as 61 percent. To no one’s surprise,

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Keto Diet Helps People Breathe Easier

COPD is an umbrella term for a group of progressive lung conditions that block airflow and make it difficult to breathe, according to the American Lung Association. There is no cure for COPD, but treatment generally entails certain medications to help open the airways, pulmonary rehabilitation, supplemental oxygen, and, in severe cases, surgery. But there are

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