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2010-07-24 07:36:52

New research suggests that there may be a link between the consumption of artificially sweetened beverages and the increased risk of premature births. Dr. Thorhallur I. Halldorsson of the Statens Serum Institute in Copenhagen, one of the researchers on the study, told Reuters Health that it may be "non-optional for pregnant women to have high consumption of these types of products." "Diet" beverages have been widely promoted as a healthy alternative to sugary sodas and juices, but...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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