22 Jul '11, 5pm

Got Seaweed? Macroalgae Rival Milk in Health Benefits | Care2 Causes

Got Seaweed? Macroalgae Rival Milk in Health Benefits | Care2 Causes

Alas, even as Canada and much of the US are broiling with record heat , the price of ice cream has gone up due to increases in the production of milk. ABC News reports that dairy products are predicted to go up by 5 to 6 percent in 2011, the result largely of rising costs for corn to feed cows . This has occurred due to “soaring crude oil prices and demand for ethanol, the corn-based gasoline additive,” plus rising corn exports to China, says Boston.com . Seaweed is not, of course, a substitute for milk in ice cream, but new research shows that it can rival milk as a source of “heart-healthy” substances. These substances are bioactive peptides, for which milk products are currently the primary source . New research in Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry has found that seaweed proteins function just like milk’s bioactive peptides in reducing blood pressure “almost li...

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care2.com 20 Jul '11, 3pm

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UK Badgers in Danger | Care2 Causes

UK Badgers in Danger | Care2 Causes

care2.com 22 Jul '11, 8pm

A battle against badgers has been going on in the UK for some time now. The problem: tuberculosis in cattle. One of the an...

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care2.com 24 Jul '11, 3pm

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sg.news.yahoo.com 22 Jul '11, 7am

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New Mexico Lifts Trapping Ban | Care2 Causes

New Mexico Lifts Trapping Ban | Care2 Causes

care2.com 24 Jul '11, 5am

On Thursday, New Mexico’s Game Commission voted unanimously on the Department of Game and Fish’s proposal to lift a ban on...