Removing environmental pollutants from raw meat

Six months ago, the International Agency for Research on Cancer associated consumption of red meat and processed meat to cancer risk. However, in its analysis, it made no reference to some carcinogenic environmental pollutants ...

Early human diet explains our eating habits

Much attention is being given to what people ate in the distant past as a guide to what we should eat today. Advocates of the claimed palaeodiet recommend that we should avoid carbohydrates and load our plates with red meat ...

Video: The chemistry of grilling

If you're firing up the barbecue this week for an Independence Day cookout, you don't want to miss this week's Reactions video.

Top 12 ways the world can eliminate agriculture's climate footprint

Annual carbon emissions from global agriculture can be reduced by as much as 50 to 90 percent by 2030—the equivalent of removing all the cars in the world—according to a comprehensive new report released by Climate Focus ...

Eating low-fat, thanks to lupin proteins

Food should be delicious, healthy and sustainably produced. Researchers are working on new methods to use as many parts of plants as possible for nutrition. In the future, vegetable ingredients could replace animal raw materials. ...

A scientific basis the 'golden rule' of pairing wines and foods

Scientists in Japan are reporting the first scientific explanation for one of the most widely known rules of thumb for pairing wine with food: "Red wine with red meat, white wine with fish." The scientists are reporting that ...

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