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Cup-a-salt? Group finds instant soups contain excessive sodium
The John Tung Foundation (JTF, 董氏基金會) said yesterday that up to one in four instant soups contain excessive amounts of sodium.
Obesity levels among adults appear to be holding steady across the United States, adding to recent evidence that the growth rate for U.S. waistlines is slowing, according to an analysis released on Friday.
Mothers with a certain gene got meaner when the economy took a dive in 2007-2009, whether or not their own purses were shorter on cash, U.S. researchers said Monday. The study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that environment can have a major impact on behavior, particularly when genetic variations are taken into account.
As many as 95 percent of junior high schoolers across Taiwan consume at least one sugary drink a day and 55.2 percent have two each day, according to a government survey released Friday.
CF calls for regulations on aluminum levels in food
The Consumers' Foundation (CF) has urged health authorities to regulate the levels of aluminum in food after finding the metal in almost half of the food samples it tested recently
Around 70 percent of children aged 11 and 12 eat unhealthy snacks at least twice a week, possibly the result of parents' eating habits, according to the Child Welfare League Foundation (CWLF).
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Participants at Bjoern Heucke's yoga class in Berlin are used to taking on unusual positions. They dangle from the roof, head-down, suspended in the air or sway from side to side, floating above the ground.
Taiwanese exporters of agricultural goods were informed yesterday that the July Taiwan Food Fair has been canceled by Singapore, citing the recent food scandals as the primary reason for cancellation, a Council of Agriculture (COA) official said yesterday.
Pregnant women who take an iron supplement twice a week receive the same health benefits as expectant mothers who take a daily dose of the essential mineral, new research showed Tuesday.
Farmers accuse consumer group of damaging reputation
The Fuli Farmer's Association from Hualien County has demanded compensation and an apology from the Consumers' Foundation for reporting that their organic rice grain products contained pesticide residue.
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