Scientists have demonstrated a causal link between phthalates (toxic chemicals found in everyday consumer products like personal care, food and home care products) and the increased growth of uterine fibroid tumors.
Based on the criteria set for tobacco, findings from a new scientific study indicate that highly processed foods can be as addictive as tobacco.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that it is opening a docket to obtain information about the use of PFAS in food packaging, including collection of data on food packaging products that contain PFAS, review of potential exposures that could result from such packaging, and an evaluation of the health effects.
The results of a new scientific study have revealed that eating ultra-processed foods for more than 20% of your daily calorie intake every day could lead to cognitive decline–including the ability to process information and make decisions. In the U.S., on average, 58% of daily calories come from ultra-processed foods.
Scientists tested over 100 different products ranging from salad bowls to burger wrappers from restaurant and grocery chains to measure the level of toxic PFAS chemicals. Researchers found PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ in bowls, bags, plates, and wrappers, even from some companies that claim they have phased them out.
A new study has found a connection between a diet of ultra-processed food (known to be pro-inflammatory) and (1) depression, and (2) the development of frailty–both things we all want to avoid.
A new study has found that eating ultra-processed foods can increase the likelihood of a subsequent, more likely fatal heart attack–or stroke–in individuals who have already suffered an initial heart attack.
New scientific research results indicate that eating a diet of highly processed foods may be harmful to memory–especially as we age.
New study reveals that the majority (two-thirds) of young peoples’ calories come from chemical-laden ultra-processed food.
Scientists conducting a new study found that a higher intake of ultra-processed food is associated with higher risk of inflammatory bowel disease.