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It’s In The Can!

17 Sep 2021

A liner prevents the metal from reacting with the can’s contents. The concern is about bisphenol A (BPA), one of the components used to produce the epoxy resin, leaching out into the food or...

Apples- Getting to the Core

16 Jun 2021

I’m fond of apples. Maybe it has to do with some youthful memories of an upset tummy being soothed with a grated apple sprinkled with lemon juice. Or perhaps biting into one rekindles thoughts of...

Why does lettuce turn brown?

4 Jun 2021

That’s an interesting question. How lettuce turns brown is well known. But why this happens is a different story. Let's deal with the how first. The chemistry that takes place when lettuce leaves...

Health Supplements: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

7 May 2021

It is always a challenge to find a catchy headline for an article. For this one, a connection to the classic 1966 “spaghetti western” that propelled Clint Eastwood to fame seems fitting. The film...

The Science of Sourdough and How a Jar of Microbes Could Help Keep Your Bread Fresher Longer

28 Jul 2020

Its catapult to popularity may have been triggered by the pandemic-induced yeast shortages, but even months later, when instant yeast is once again available at most grocery stores, sourdough’s...

Food is Medicine: Ask the Expert

4Mar202012:00
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As March is Nutrition Month, the Jewish General Hospital is organizing Food is Medicine: Ask the Expert where you can ask any food and nutrition questions to the following experts:Jewish General...

Cancer and Weight Loss

9 Jan 2020

The cause of the weight loss is complex. It’s partly due to loss of appetite resulting from the disease itself or the nausea and vomiting that can accompany chemotherapy....

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