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2012-08-30 23:00:36

According to a new study, published on June 25th, 2012 in the journal Chemical Research in Toxicology, chronic exposure to Diacetyl may contribute to protein clumping in the brain, which has been linked to Alzheimer´s disease, as reported by the National Safety Council. Diacetyl is a chemical found in a variety of foods and beverages like beer, wine, and butterscotch flavoring and, most commonly, used for the butter flavoring in microwave popcorn. In August 2010, the jury in Cook County...

Chocolate Bars Get A New Fruit-Healthy Makeover
2012-08-14 10:34:22

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Attention! Attention! All chocolate lovers! A new study has found a way to replace the fat in chocolate with a healthier additive: fruit juice. Scientists from University of Warwick have found a way to replace up to 50 percent of the fat with fruit juice, by removing much of the cocoa butter and milk fats that go into chocolate. The British scientists substitute those fats with tiny droplets of juice measuring under 30 microns in...

Common Ingredient In Popcorn May Cause Brain Disease
2012-08-08 13:02:51

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Although often touted as a low-calorie snack for those looking to watch their food intake, popcorn is not exactly a health food. Now, according to researchers at the University of Minnesota, one ingredient in the puffy, steaming bag may actually be harmful to your brain. Diacetyl, the greasy so-called “butter flavoring” may actually increase your risk of getting Alzheimer´s, writes Hanna Brooks Olsen for...

2012-05-28 23:00:13

According to court documents, on May 15th, 2012, several coffee production plant workers filed a lawsuit in the Texas Eastern District Court (case no. 6:2012cv00327) claiming that they are suffering from lung disease as a result of exposure to Diacetyl. Diacetyl is a chemical found in a variety of foods and beverages and, most commonly, used for the butter flavoring in microwave popcorn. Another worker, disabled by exposure to Diacetyl, was awarded $30.4 million by the jury in Gerardo Solis...

2012-03-20 23:02:50

Day spas receive special pricing on Henley Natural skin care products when creating an online account with Henley Natural. In addition, Day spas located in Florida may receive free skin care product samples. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 Henley Natural is now offering special pricing on skin care products for day spas. Day spas located in Florida may also be allowed to receive free skin care product samples. Follow the two step process to create an online account to receive special...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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