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Nutrition

You can determine the colour of an egg a chicken lays by looking at it's earlobe

18 Apr 2019

Yes, that's right. Chickens do have ears although they are hidden by the feathers on the side of the head. But when the feathers are pushed aside, the openings that serve as ears appear. There is...

Is it true that bilberries are good for the eyes?

12 Apr 2019

It seemed that the bilberries improved the pilots' night vision and made them more successful in dogfights. Or so the story goes... But - “Fake News!” because there is no documented evidence that...

Time for Parmesan

3 Apr 2019

Time Magazine, usually a reliable source of information, got this story wrong. “The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned that products labeled ‘100% Parmesan’ might actually contain cheese...

Bananas: A Potassium Superfood?

29 Mar 2019

Bananas, like most fruits and vegetables, are high in potassium and low in sodium. We humans get much of our dietary sodium from sodium chloride, otherwise known as salt. While now common and...

Feeding Dogs like they’re Human: Raw, Grain-Free, and Vegan

20 Mar 2019

Given the breadth of commercially available dog foods it can be tricky for dog owners to make informed decisions on how to feed their pets. Add into the mix the wealth of websites and books...

Should I be adding collagen to my diet?

15 Mar 2019

I was slightly taken aback the other day when a friend looked over and casually remarked that perhaps I should start adding collagen to my morning smoothie. Immediately my antennae went up. I work...

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