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Overweight people really DO enjoy their food more than other adults, study finds

Overweight people really DO enjoy their food more than other adults, study finds Researchers at the University of Iowa studied 161 people of various sizes They found obese women needed to eat 12.5 pieces of chocolate to fall to the same level of taste perception as non-obese women who ate only 10 pieces  People who were… Read More »

Beyoncé’s 22-day, 100 per cent plant-based diet ’embraces food myths’ and promotes crash dieting, experts say

It’s not as restrictive as the maple syrup fast that famously helped her shed nine kilograms in two weeks for her role in 2006’s Dreamgirls. However, Beyoncé’s new 22-day, 100-per-cent plant-based diet is promoting the same extreme messaging, observers say. Last week, the pop diva posted a YouTube video, “22 Days Nutrition,” promoting a diet… Read More »

Food fertilizer punches the Gulf in the gut

Record-setting rains have left Midwest cropland bogged down with so much water that many farmers have been forced to delay planting. Typically, 96% of U.S. corn crops are already planted come June,1 but in 2019 only 67% were planted as of early June — and in some states, like Indiana and Illinois, rates were as… Read More »