U.S. FDA Releases Alert on Lupin

Lupin is a legume from the same family as peanuts. Its high protein, high fiber, low fat composition makes it an ideal ingredient for many new gluten-free products. People with a peanut or soy allergy may react similarly to lupin, but may be unaware of its risk. Potential reactions include hives, lip swelling, vomiting, breathing…

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Inflammation — The Newest Theory of Disease

Does inflammation cause disease? That's the newest idea to capture the imagination of medical investigators. Heart disease? Caused by inflammation of the lining of the arteries.  Peptic ulcers?  Inflammation of the lining of the stomach or small intestine.  Colon cancer? Inflammation of the colon's lining.Inflammation is the body’s reaction to irritants with a standard response…

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