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Safflower: An Economically Important Herb That Can Benefit Both Humans and Animals Alike

Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius) is an annual broadleaf crop primarily grown in the Great Plains of the United States.1 The name is believed to be derived from the medieval French word “saffleur,” or from the Old Italian word “saffiore.”2 It is identified by its strong central stems that can grow from 12 to 36 inches tall,… Read More »

Why a low-gluten diet may benefit everyone

New research, published in the journal Nature Communications, finds that a diet low in gluten may also benefit the health of people who are not allergic to it. However, the benefits are not down to the mere absence of gluten. A low-gluten diet may have unexpected health benefits, provided that it also contains high-quality fiber.… Read More »