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Conclusions of food safety

The most important goal of food safety is to protect consumers, “us.” In the modern world, foods on your table are not that simple as you thought. To verify what …

Study in TMU

We hope you enjoyed this free online course from Taipei Medical University (TMU). TMU offers various study programs from fundamental science to clinical researches. Why TMU? Taipei Medical University (TMU) …

Food authenticity

Food adulteration has become the basic of food industry, the quality of food adulteration becomes important issue. Report of fraud food adulteration is a challenge, because most food adulteration may …

Introduction to adulterated foods

Adulteration is a legal term meaning that a food product fails to meet legal standards. Adulteration is an addition of another substance to a food item in order to increase …

The definition of pesticides

In this week, these topics will be taught: Classification Health risk assessments Pesticide residue monitoring Minimizing pesticide residues Educator: Yu-Chen Hou

Pesticide residues monitoring

After the introduction of how to evaluate the toxicity of pesticides. Continuous monitoring of pesticide residues is needed in policy. To reduce the risks of poisoning ourselves, we should minimize …

Chronic toxicity evaluation of pesticides

What does the word “toxic” mean? In scientific evaluation, it related to the size of the target, the dose of the substance and the length the target take the substance. …

A study of overweight postmenopausal women

Effects of Soybean/Brown Rice Consumption on Body Fat and Blood Lipids in Overweight Postmenopausal Women Summary A menopause-induced estrogen deficiency might increase body-fat accumu-lation, insulin resistance, and abnormal blood sugar …

Classification of pesticides

Can you guess which country consumed the most amount of pesticides? In this video, Prof. Hou will show you the consumption map first. Then, she will explain the classification of …

The benefits & risks of pesticides

We know that pesticides kill bugs. However, would they be harmful to humans or the environment? Toxicity of pesticides vary. In many countries, pesticides evaluation are required by law or …

Dietary guideline & nutrition requirements

Diet planning guides and dietary guidelines are tools that apply principles of good eating and offer practical advice on healthy habits. Using the diet planning tools together allows individuals to …