Synthetic chili pepper extract gets EFSA approval

By Will Chu

The European Food and Safety Authority (EFSA) finds no safety concerns with the Novel Food (NF) phenylcapsaicin, a synthetic chemical compound of the chili pepper extract capsaicin.

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Is our personality linked to our gut microbes?

By Nikki Cutler

The gut microbiome make-up of 2.5-month-old infants are associated with temperament traits at six months of age, according to a new Finnish study.

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