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Is ultra-processed food addictive for children?

By Stephen Daniells

In a small cohort of overweight children, almost 25% were diagnosed with food addition, says a new study from Brazil. Among the factors associated with this diagnosis was a higher consumption of ultra-processed foods.

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In vitro study hints at açaí’s prostate benefits: Brazil study

By Kacey Culliney

Açaí extracts have shown significant cytotoxic and antiproliferative action on prostate cancer cells in vitro, likely due to the fresh fruit's rich flavonoid content, warranting further investigation into potential use in clinical nutrition, says...