Latest News on Vitamins and Health

A groundbreaking study on the dangers of ‘microplastics’ may be unraveling.
Wednesday March 22nd 2017, 10:00 AM

Accusations of research fraud roil a tight-knit community of ecologists. [News Source]

The Trump administration’s attack on the Chesapeake Bay.
Wednesday March 22nd 2017, 10:00 AM

The last, best hope to revive the estuary is now imperiled. [News Source]

Americans ate 19 percent less beef from ’05 to ’14, report says.
Wednesday March 22nd 2017, 10:00 AM

The last decade or so has brought ample evidence that Americans are gradually changing their diets, driven by health concerns and other factors. [News Source]

New Zealand cross-party report maps out climate change scenarios.
Tuesday March 21st 2017, 10:00 AM

The number of animals reared for food will have to drop substantially if New Zealand wants to meet a goal of zero carbon emissions by 2050, a report says. [News Source]

Union chief strikes back at the ‘insanity’ of Trump’s budget cuts at the EPA.
Tuesday March 21st 2017, 10:00 AM

John O’Grady, head of the employees’ union at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, rips into the Trump administration for its budget-slashing proposal that he says is aimed at destroying the agency that safeguards the nation’s air and water. [News Source]

Want to eat fish that’s truly good for you? Here are some guidelines to reeling one in.
Monday March 20th 2017, 10:00 AM

For optimizing health benefits, the best seafood choices are those high in omega-3s and low in mercury. [News Source]

More smoothies, less soda as college athletic departments focus on nutrition.
Friday March 17th 2017, 10:00 AM

On game day, on the road and year-round, the traditionally calorie-heavy and unhealthy diets of athletes are undergoing a metamorphosis. [News Source]

Burrowing under luminous ice to retrieve mussels.
Friday March 17th 2017, 10:00 AM

When the winter tide goes out on a northern Canadian bay, some Inuit clamber into the ice caves below to harvest fresh food. [News Source]

New California bill could be first in nation to require food dye labeling.
Friday March 17th 2017, 10:00 AM

With an estimated 38,000 California children suffering behavioral impacts from eating synthetic food dyes, a state senator hopes his bill will do what the federal government won’t. [News Source]

Hampton Roads treating wastewater till it’s good enough to return to aquifer.
Friday March 17th 2017, 10:00 AM

Rebuilding depleted drinking water supply could also reduce rate of sea level rise, slash pollution. [News Source]

Trump budget would gut EPA programs tackling climate change and pollution.
Friday March 17th 2017, 10:00 AM

Dozens of programs that deal with climate change, pollution clean-ups and energy efficiency would be wiped out by by the Trump administration’s budget, which seeks to demolish parts of the Environmental Protection Agency. [News Source]

BPA-free? Substitutions mimic hormones on breast cancer cells., BPA-free? Substitutions mimic hormones in breast cancer cells.
Thursday March 16th 2017, 10:00 AM

Six popular BPA alternatives all mimic estrogen in breast cancer cells; three of them more so than BPA itself, according to new research. [News Source]