Friday April 28th 2017, 10:00 AMAs climate change displaces everything from moose to microbes, it’s affecting human foods, businesses, and diseases. [News Source]
Half of all species are on the move—and we’re feeling it.
VIDEO: How Ireland’s plastic pollution became part of our diet.
Thursday April 27th 2017, 10:00 AMPlastics are entering the world’s oceans at an alarming rate and Irish scientists are finding them everywhere. [News Source]
Why the fish you order isn’t always what you get.
Thursday April 27th 2017, 10:00 AMA small experiment out of George Washington University, just published in PeerJ, shows that seafood fraud is still going on in some restaurants. [News Source]
Is your pet’s food toxic?
Thursday April 27th 2017, 10:00 AMIs your cat or dog eating a food that contains toxic levels of lead or arsenic? According to a new study done by the non-profit group, Clean Label Project, it's a real possibility. [News Source]
Why energy drinks are worse for you than soda.
Thursday April 27th 2017, 10:00 AMEnergy drinks may have different effects on heart health and blood pressure than drinks with caffeine like coffee and soda, a new study suggests. [News Source]
Antarctic penguin populations in flux as the planet warms.
Wednesday April 26th 2017, 10:00 AMA new report issued Tuesday says that although Antarctica has an abundance of these charismatic birds, some penguin populations have suffered huge losses over the past few decades. [News Source]
Environmental groups sue EPA over condition of Lake Erie.
Wednesday April 26th 2017, 10:00 AMEnvironmental groups have filed a federal lawsuit, accusing the Environmental Protection Agency of violating the Clean Water Act. [News Source]
Edible insects give Mexicans a taste of history – and maybe the future.
Wednesday April 26th 2017, 10:00 AMMexican chefs are embracing entomophagy, or bug eating, amid heightened interest in their country's heritage. But the high-protein, low-impact cuisine could have lessons for the rest of the world, as well. [News Source]
Obesity "frightening" in Latin America, driving disease and draining economies.
Wednesday April 26th 2017, 10:00 AMMore than two thirds of people living in Chile, Ecuador and Mexico are overweight or obese, costing their economies tens of billions of dollars every year, driving rates of disease and straining health services, a U.N. report said on Tuesday. [News Source]
Fat rats, slow sperm, and unhealthy bacteria.
Tuesday April 25th 2017, 10:00 AMBottom line for all of us: Store your food in glass containers, stop buying water in plastic bottles and eat organic whenever possible. [News Source]
Bacteria may be reason some foods cause heart disease, stroke.
Tuesday April 25th 2017, 10:00 AMResearchers trying to figure out how meat causes heart disease came up with another possible explanation Monday: an essential nutrient found in meat and eggs might be a culprit. [News Source]
Paul Greenberg’s all-fish diet.
Monday April 24th 2017, 10:00 AMFish has long been Paul Greenberg’s bread and butter. But last year, the fisherman, journalist, and author of Four Fish and American Catch took his relationship to seafood to a new level. [News Source]