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In California, Campbell Soup Company invested in Habit, a personalized nutrition start-up that will provide people with a nutrition blueprint based on their own...

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Mastercard and World Food Programme target a world beyond cash and hunger

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Red meat has no effect on blood pressure and cholesterol according to Purdue study

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Lots of nutrition information meets lots of confusion

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The Blockchain Food Safety Alliance debuts in China

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Eating hot chili peppers really can make you live longer

In Vermont, researchers at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont found that hot red chili pepper consumption is associated with...

UC Davis chooses Healbe to validate fitness trackers for personalized nutrition

In California, the University of California, Davis, Foods for Health Institute, signed a five-year agreement with health and wellness start-up Healbe Corp. to validate...

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