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Google has now made it easier to retrieve nutrition facts from fast food chains, according to CBS News. Now, in order to find out the nutritional value of fast food it is possible to simply type into google, for example, “calories in a double cheeseburger from McDonalds”. This convenience of health...
The FDA has moved forward and banned any amount of trans fats from food, according to CBS News. Currently, manufacturers do not have to list if a product contains less than half a gram per serving, but new regulations will require that products contain no trans fats at all. Although trans fats have been a...
According to Reuters, a new drug developed by Synergy Pharmaceuticals, plecanatide, has succeeded in a late stage study.The drug is used to treat constipation and showed in trials that patients responded better to treatment with plecanatide than those patients on the placebo. According to Synergy,...