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Health and Nutrition

Omega-3 Eggs

20 Mar 2017

The good news about omega-3 fats keeps mounting. Doctors in a hospital in Portugal treated patients suffering from sepsis, a runaway infection of the blood, with fish oils and found that they...

What is macular degeneration?

20 Mar 2017

You probably won't like this advice. Eat more spinach! I can hear the yucks already, but listen up and maybe you'll see things my way. And seeing is what we're talking about. I bet that Popeye didn...

What is Smart Bread?

20 Mar 2017

I’m not sure why they call it “smart bread.” Is it because it’s smart to eat it or because it is made for smart people? Or could they be referring to the omega-3 fats added to the bread? There are...

A Tangerine a Day Keeps the Heart Surgeon Away?

20 Mar 2017

“Huge doses of purified methoxylated polyflavones increase insulin sensitivity and attenuate atherosclerosis in mice” is certainly not as catchy a headline as “Tangerine a Day Keeps Heart Surgeons...

What are "Breathable Wine Glasses?"

20 Mar 2017

I had heard about them for a few months already. There is a new variety of wine glasses made out of "breathable glass" produced by the German company "Eisch Glasskultur". According to the...

Frying and Cooking Fumes

20 Mar 2017

One wouldn’t expect that frying a steak exposes the cook to the same chemical that is used in mothballs, but it does. Researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology were...

What is all the talk about “Paradox Blanc?”

20 Mar 2017

If you take a look at all the literature put out by the French wine industry, you'll start to wonder whether you should replace wine drinking by intravenous infusions of red wine. They make a case...