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One can produce nutritious food from coffee waste

77617 Coffee silverskin (the epidermis of the coffee bean) is usually removed during processing, after the beans have been dried, while the coffee grounds are normally directly discarded.   It has traditionally been assumed that these by-products – coffee grounds and coffee silverskin — have few practical uses and applications. So they end up in… Seguir Leyendo One can produce nutritious food from coffee waste

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Pollutants in environment can make you put on weight

 74859 A team of researchers have decoded the link between obesity and the presence of certain pollutants in the environment.   Scientists, from the University of Granada in Spain, proved that subjects who present higher levels of persistent organic pollutants in their organism also suffer from higher cholesterol and triglycerides levels, irrespective of the gender,… Seguir Leyendo Pollutants in environment can make you put on weight

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Are you obese? Blame it on pollution

74859 We found that people with higher levels of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) were quantitatively more obese and also showed higher levels of cholesterol and triglycerides,” said lead author Juan Pedro Arrebola from the University of Granada in Spain.   These factors are regarded as key risk factors for developing cardiovascular diseases. The researchers analysed the… Seguir Leyendo Are you obese? Blame it on pollution

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Are you obese? Blame it on pollution

74859 We found that people with higher levels of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) were quantitatively more obese and also showed higher levels of cholesterol and triglycerides,” said lead author Juan Pedro Arrebola from the University of Granada in Spain.   These factors are regarded as key risk factors for developing cardiovascular diseases. The researchers analysed the… Seguir Leyendo Are you obese? Blame it on pollution