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Should You Eat the New Fake Meats?

Over time, meat substitutes have gotten increasingly more like real meat. The question is, are these newer, so-called virtuous alternatives to meat healthier than the real meat they mimic? Friends of mine used to run a vegetarian restaurant. Their customers would come in and interrogate them about menu items: what kind of oils were used in… Read More »

Ebola outbreak in Congo is a public health emergency of international concern, WHO says

“The risk of Ebola spread in DRC and the region remains very high, and the risk of spread outside the region remains low,” Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of WHO, said during a press conference on Wednesday. “Now is the time for the international community to stand in solidarity with the people of DRC.” WHO… Read More »

Medical News Today: How an omega-6 fatty acid may keep heart disease at bay

New research in a mouse model zooms in on the cellular mechanisms that may explain the cardiovascular benefits of a specific kind of omega-6 fatty acid. New research explains the potential benefit of an omega-6 fatty acid for heart health. A plethora of studies have tackled the role of omega-3 fatty acids in heart health.… Read More »