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Is fibre an essential nutrient?

Essential nutrient means any substance normally consumed as a constituent of food which is needed for growth and development and/or the maintenance of life and which cannot be synthesized in adequate ...
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Are arsenic levels in poultry a health concern?

Roxarsone has been banned by the FDA and in the EU, so if you live in either of them it's safe to assume that there was none of it in your turkey. Additionally, not all arsenic compounds are equally ...
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Is chicken treated with sodium triphosphate classified as processed meat?

According the WHO (the organization that keeps a great list with everything that's definitely carcinogenic): "Processed meat refers to meat that has been transformed through salting, curing, ...
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What type of liver is richest in Vitamin D?

The older the animal, the greater the amount of vitamin D stored in the liver. While liver is a somewhat good source of vitamin D, it's also very high in vitamin A. A person eating liver more often ...
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Is the association between red meat and cancer caused by typically searing red meat?

The IARC classified processed meat as a “definite” cause of cancer, or a Group 1 carcinogen – the same group that includes smoking and alcohol. The agency made no specific dietary recommendations and ...
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gas/upset stomach from red meat?

Evil smelling flatus is caused by a high sulfate content in the diet. Meat is high in methionine and cystine, and some gut bacteria metabolise these releasing sulfide gases. If these bacteria can be ...
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