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An omega-3 that’s poison for tumors

Credit: Copyright UCLouvain So-called "good fatty acids" are essential for human health and much sought after by those who try to eat healthily. Among the Omega-3 fatty acids, DHA or docosahexaenoic acid is crucial to brain function,…

Localized the gene for blue plum skin

Researchers from CRAG and IRTA find the gene that determines Japanese plum skin colour due to the presence or absence of anthocyanins, a group of plant antioxidant pigments with health-promoting effectsCredit: CRAG-IRTA The presence…

Trying not to overeat? How you eat matters

Study finds people who eat more tend to take larger bites or eat fasterCredit: Laboratory for the Study of Human Ingestive Behavior, The Pennsylvania State University Rockville, Maryland (June 7, 2021) -- According to a new…