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Nutrition

Small Changes Make a Big Difference In Diets

17 Dec 2019

Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health have come up with some interesting data. They analyzed surveys filled out by some 120,000 nurses, physicians, veterinarians and dentists over a...

Will "The Game Changers" Change Your Game?

11 Dec 2019

The documentary “The Game Changers” has been picking up steam on Netflix. This is basically a two-hour promo for a vegan lifestyle focusing on a few athletes who attribute their high-level...

Why is Chanukah referred to as the "Festival of Lights"?

9 Dec 2019

Around 175 BC, Israel came under the rule of the Syrian King Antiochus who wanted to obliterate the Jewish religion. Judah, leader of the Maccabees, a group of Jewish warriors, led a revolution...

Can one rotten apple really spoil the whole barrel?

3 Dec 2019

Is there any truth to the expression, "one rotten apple spoils the whole barrel"? You bet. Because once an apple is rotten or has physical damage, (ie a bruise), it produces ethylene, which in turn...

How Do You Like Your Salmon?

3 Dec 2019

If you’re not particularly salmon savvy you may be under the impression that “salmon” is an individual species of fish, like how a black bear is an individual species of bear. That, however, is not...

The Real Connection Between Carrots and Vision

29 Nov 2019

During World War II, the British Royal Air Force started a rumour that carrots gave their fighter pilots sharp vision and accuracy. This was not true. Radar was responsible for their success...

How can I make the perfect French fry?

29 Nov 2019

So, you’re tired of eating lousy french fries. You’re sick of those limp dark brown grease sponges. What can you do? Make them! Let’s for a moment forget nutrition and health. In this area, french...

What's the Deal with Apple Cider Vinegar?

29 Nov 2019

There are plenty of books, pamphlets and ads promoting apple cider vinegar as a “nutritional power house” that fights cancer, curbs arthritis, reduces blood pressure, dissolves fat, cleans out “bad...

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