Wednesday November 14, 2018 05:39 PM First foods made from gene-edited plants getting close to the grocery aisles, a different technology than today's GMOs, but will shoppers buy? Written by By LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The next generation of biotech food is headed for the grocery aisles, and first up may be salad dressings or granola bars made with soybean oil genetically tweaked to be good for your heart. By early next year, the first foods from plants or animals that had their DNA "edited" are expected to begin selling. It's a different technology than today's controversial "genetically modified" foods, more like faster breeding that promises to boost nutrition, spur crop growth, and make farm animals hardier and fruits and vegetables last longer. The U.S. National Academy of Sciences has declared gene editing one of the breakthroughs needed to improve food production so the world can feed billions more people amid a changing climate. Yet … [Read more...] about Next generation of biotech food heading for grocery stores
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Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Best Caribbean islands for nature lovers Head for the hills and the mountains, rainforests, gardens, bird sanctuaries and caves. You can always go back to the beach tomorrow. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Nation's Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Melanie Reffes, Special to USA TODAY Published 7:57 a.m. ET April 9, 2018 Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Best Caribbean islands for nature lovers Fullscreen Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Anguilla: Founded in 2010 by an American expat who now calls the British island home, Nature Explorers Anguilla is the brainchild of avid birdwatcher and expert … [Read more...] about Best Caribbean islands for nature lovers
Saturated fats are often pegged as a main culprit behind heart disease, but a new study suggests that might not be the case. Researchers reviewed 72 different studies on more than 600,000 people from around the globe, and found little evidence to support medical guidelines that recommend people limit their consumption of saturated fats in order to prevent heart disease. "These are interesting results that potentially stimulate new lines of scientific inquiry and encourage careful reappraisal of our current nutritional guidelines," study author Dr. Rajiv Chowdhury, a public health researcher at the University of Cambridge in the U.K., said in a statement. "With so many affected by this illness, it is critical to have appropriate prevention guidelines which are informed by the best available scientific evidence."Interestingly, the study found saturated dairy fats, specifically margaric acid, significantly reduced the risk of heart disease. They did find "weak" associations between two … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Saturated fats not so bad for heart after all?
The aging of America means more cases of Alzheimer's disease. Experts predict the number of people with the condition is expected to nearly triple by mid-century. But there's growing evidence that there may be a way to reduce the risk for dementia, and it starts in your grocery store aisles. A number of foods have been associated in studies with a lower risk for Alzheimer's. They include: Leafy green vegetables Blueberries Nuts and seeds Fatty fish Olive oil Lentils Legumes Whole grains "These foods all have different components in them that are either neuroprotective -- they help protect our brain... Other ones give our brain fuels," registered dietitian Alissa Rumsey told CBS News. These "brain foods" are also elements of the Mediterranean diet, which includes less red meat and processed foods. Nine out of 12 recent studies found a link between a Mediterranean-style diet and a reduced risk of Alzheimer's. More than 100 million adults worldwide are expected to develop dementia by … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Best foods to protect your aging brain
Your table is set. Newsday’s A-list for dining out, the Top 100 Restaurants on Long Island during the last 12 months, is here. The past year has been an exciting, volatile, creative, refreshing, topsy-turvy time for restaurants in Nassau and Suffolk — and for their customers, too. With 10 cuisine categories including Italian, Chinese, seafood and steak houses, see which eateries are near you, and which are worth a drive. Just remember to bring an appetite, come to the table – and eat here now. fine dining 18 Bay The "Italian-inspired" cuisine of chefs Elizabeth Ronzetti and Adam Kopels soars via a fixed-price menu that changes weekly, with four antipasti, handmade pasta and a choice of main dish and dessert. Recommended: Striped bass crudo, lobster-and-potato salad, purslane with local peaches and crushed almond, grilled lamb spiedini with mint, sauteed Atlantic halibut with pistou, roasted Rohan duck breast with cherries and gingered turnips, local peach and … [Read more...] about Eat here now: The 100 best restaurants on LI for 2017