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Breastfeeding and IQ

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This paper is a literature review to determine if infants who are breastfed tend to have higher IQs as they mature.

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Lycopene

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This paper states that lycopene is an important member of the carotenoid family, which may play a key role in reducing the risk of cancer…

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Antioxidants and Heart Disease

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Examines the effects of antioxidants on mortality rates from coronary heart disease in postmenopausal women.

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Nutrition and Cancer

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Examines the connection between diet and cancer, types of cancer, effective cancer-fighting foods and nutrients and research.

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Chocolate: An Overview

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Consumption, marketing, natural origins, health aspects, ingredients, addictive quality and carob.

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Childhood Obesity

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Causes & effects, focusing on nutrition & negative impact of the fast-food industry.

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Hand-Held Dynamometers

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Evaluates mechanical & manual measurements of muscle strength: effectiveness, validity and reliability.

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Microbrew Industry

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Examines the craft beer market, looking at examples (Anchor, Boston), its availability in pubs & restaurants, mail order & retail.

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Food Labeling

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History of federal laws regulating food labeling from 1906-1990s. Looks at the role of FDA – its aims, effects, costs and responses of food industry…

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Olestra

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Fat-free food additive. Examining development and testing of the product and the FDA approval process. Looks at olestra’s chemistry, uses, safety & side effects.

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