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Can we trust dietary guidelines?

Can we trust dietary guidelines?

This article discusses the factors that currently influence our food choices, what shapes the official dietary guidelines and why there is a growing trend to look for alternative answers.

Avocado seed: is it healthy or harmful?

Avocado seed: is it healthy or harmful?

Avocado seed has not been declared safe to consume, due to limited studies investigating the toxicity and safety of its constituents. See what is the evidence of the potential health benefits of eating dry or fresh avocado seed.

How is margarine made?

How is margarine made?

The main components of margarines are oils usually extracted from genetically modified oilseeds. Its production is quite complex and involves several chemicals, such as pesticides.

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