• South African Diet Habits

    South African Eating Habits Rural South Africans eat much more healthily than city dwellers, despite ongoing food shortages in some areas, according to a major national food consumption report released last week. By far the most common meal in South Africa, the study shows, is a plate of maize porridge and a cup of tea.

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  • Acrylamide & Starches

    Study links Cancer to Food Preparation (acrylamide) The process of frying and baking starchy foods such as potatoes and bread causes the formation of potentially harmful amounts of acrylamide – a chemical listed as a probable carcinogen, the Swedish government said last week. The Swedish officials said they were so surprised by the information that

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