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Nutrition

A Dash of Cinnamon Could be The Secret to Weight Loss

There are many ingredients claimed to be helpful with losing extra weight. The bad thing is that your body is designed to start storing energy in the form of fat, as soon as possible. That was a good thing for our ancestors because it meant to keep them warm and have more energy on bad terms.

How about plastic for dinner? It is showing up in mussels from the Arctic to China, and ending up on our plates

While some moules et frites (mussels and fries) sounds delicious, the dish probably wouldn’t be as appetizing if every other bite had plastic in it.

5 key nutrition lessons we learned in 2016

Another year is in the books! And with it, many thousands of new research studies. Here are five important lessons we learned about nutrition, as we scoured the research for you:

1) The sugar industry continues its hijinks

A study dating from December of 2016 suggests that industry-funded sugar research may be more likely to show favorable results for sugar. This confirms something you probably already knew as an Examine.com reader, which is that published research isn’t necessarily true just because it’s peer-reviewed.

What have we learned about nutrition in the past 5 years?

As we celebrate our 5-year anniversary, we thought it would be fun to look back at the last 5 years in research.…

Low-carb. Red meat. Sugar. Paleo.

Those are complex topics, but you might not be able to tell from all the frenzied and simplistic arguments on either side.

Five types of American doctors who know nothing about nutrition and push chemical medicines to cover up symptoms of deeper-rooted health problems

Ever heard of the 250,000 cotton farmers in central India who took their own lives after being manipulated by promises made by Monsanto? Monsanto claimed to be able to put an end to famine and promised unheard of riches and crop prosperity if the farmers would switch from their conventional farming methods to the use of GM seeds. Many farmers had to borrow money to purchase these seeds, and after several failed harvests, they were left with no income and out of control debt.