Gluten Free Food

Gluten-Free Labeling of Foods

  An estimated 3 million people in the United States have celiac disease. In people with celiac disease, foods that contain gluten trigger production of antibodies that attack and damage the lining of the small intestine. Such damage limits the ability of celiac disease patients to absorb nutrients and puts them at risk of other…

Energy Drinks

Energy “Drinks” and Supplements: Investigations of Adverse Event Reports

  FDA takes every adverse event report seriously, and investigates and evaluates other possible causes before deciding whether the product actually caused the medical problem. The existence of an adverse event report does not necessarily mean that the product identified in the report actually caused the adverse event. FDA assesses the relationship, if any, between…

Seafood Freezer

Seafood Special Health Notes

Eating Raw Seafood -What You Need To Know It’s always best to cook seafood thoroughly to minimize the risk of foodborne illness. However, if you choose to eat raw fish anyway, one rule of thumb is to eat fish that has been previously frozen. Some species of fish can contain parasites, and freezing will kill…

Onions

Onion

Benefits Improve your immune system Regulate blood levels in sugar Reduce inflammation Heal infections Antibacterial and antibiotics characteristics Increase the production of good cholesterol (HDL) Help to prevent cancer Reduce your risk of developing gastric ulcer Protect you from Osteoporosis and Atherosclerosis Nutrition Chart   Nutrition Value per 100g. Source:USDA. The National Agricultural Library Photo credit:…

Junk Food Burgers and Fries

Poor dietary habits get passed down in DNA

  Society’s over-indulgence on foods full of sugar, salt and fat may be ruining our immune systems, a new study says. A study published in Nutrition Journal looked at the impact the Western diet and lifestyle has on people’s immune function. It found that the large number of calories in processed and fast food may…