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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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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