Daily Archives: April 16, 2012

Genetically modified pig project loses key funding

Ontario pork farmers have pulled their financial support for a controversial Enviropig research project, Canada’s first attempt to make a genetically modified farm animal. The pigs are bred using DNA material from mice and E. coli bacteria making it easier to digest the phosphorus in corn, barley, and soybeans. $5 million has already been invested in the project.

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What’s the Healthiest Breakfast? Here’s What the Experts Say

While doctors maintain that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, studies show that most Americans don’t bother to eat it. Nutritionist Oz Garcia believes a veggie omelet with a side of berries is the best breakfast one can eat–so much so that he prescribes it to all his patients. Protein in the morning can help reduce cravings throughout the day and help you to feel full. Read more…

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