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Food

Food is any substance, usually composed of carbohydrates, fats, proteins and water, that can be eaten or drunk by an animal, including humans, for nutrition or pleasure. Items considered food may be sourced from plants, animals or other categories such as fungus or fermented products like alcohol.

Health benefits of Jerusalem artichoke and its potential use in food products

A team of researchers from Carleton University in Canada carried out an analysis on inulin obtained from the root vegetable Jerusalem artichoke and its potential uses in consumer food items, particularly in baked goods and beverages.

Nutritional psychiatry: Your brain on food

Think about it. Your brain is always “on.” It takes care of your thoughts and movements, your breathing and heartbeat, your senses — it works hard 24/7, even while you’re asleep. This means your brain requires a constant supply of fuel.

Lower your cholesterol by avoiding these foods at all costs

With high cholesterol being a major contributor to adverse cardiovascular conditions, MedicalNewsToday.com underscores the importance of paying attention to the type of fats that people eat, as each type can influence cholesterol levels differently.