A água sanitária não é a maior aliada na hora de lavar as frutas. Um estudo mostrou que o bicarbonato de sódio misturado com água é o método mais eficaz de remover agrotóxicos ou pesticidas de frutas. O teste foi feito por pesquisadores da Universidade de Massachusetts, nos EUA, em maçãs. Segundo a revista Time, as maçãs estão no topo da lista de frutas com os maiores níveis de resíduos de pesticidas do Grupo de Trabalho Ambiental (EWG, na sigla em inglês).
Bacteria are at the center of all life forms on planet earth and are the essential building blocks that make living organisms the way they are.
Por el Dr. Mercola
El vinagre ha sido producido y vendido durante miles de años, remontándose a antes del siglo VI. Los vinagres aromatizados con frutas, miel y malta eran populares entre los babilonios, mientras que Hipócrates utilizó el vinagre para tratar las heridas.
A new study from Consumer Reports found that 21 of 45 fruit juices tested had concerning levels of heavy metals. That means they contained amounts that could harm habitual juice drinkers even if they drank fairly typical quantities each day.
A new Tulane University study examining the carbon footprint of what more than 16,000 Americans eat in a day has good news for environmentally conscious consumers — diets that are more climate-friendly are also healthier.
Some people lose weight fasting but many others can’t stick to it.
When John Kane was approaching 50, he noticed his weight had crept up to 275 pounds. At 6-foot-2 and medically obese, he turned to the gym to slim down, doing an aerobic workout five days per week.
Uma farinha rica em nutrientes e fibras, com pouco carboidrato, 50% menos açúcar e gordura, foi criada por pesquisadores brasileiros.
London (CNN)Scientists believe they have discovered the first examples of air pollution traveling through the lungs of pregnant women and into their placentas, potentially reaching their fetuses.
If you’re anything like me, then you’ve probably fallen into the rut of just grabbing whatever’s quick and easy to munch on when you feel hungry, without paying much attention to the nutritional value. But when you’re not eating enough vitamins or getting the nutrients your body needs, new research suggests it can take a serious toll on your mental well-being. See, the foods that make you happy aren’t just the ones that make your mouth water; according to a new study, they’re the ones packed with the good stuff your body really needs, like vitamin D, protein, etc. Of course, there’s room for all of these things in a balanced diet, but it’s worth knowing which foods your body’s truly craving to support your emotional well-being.