Health

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The World of Fake Meat

Marketing has led us to believe that “plant-based” burgers consist solely of that—plants.  However, the products specifically designed to mimic the texture and flavour of meat contain an extensive ingredient list that’s at odds with the better-for-you image these foods are trying to create. Certified health coach Maria Crokos tells us more about the world of fake meat.

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Coated Face Masks: The New Weapon Against COVID

Scientists have developed a coating suitable for almost any type of fabric, such as face masks, which can reduce the infectivity of SARS-CoV-2, a strain of coronavirus that causes COVID-19, by up to 90%. The researchers have applied for a patent for the technology in the United States with hospital fabrics and sportswear companies already showing interest.