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What’s In Your Wasabi? 5 Foods That Aren’t What They Seem

Youíd like to think that the name of a food would adequately describe what it is, but that is certainly not always the case. Unfortunately, there are a lot of mystery foods out there.†Here are 5 foods…


5 Reasons Our Bacon Obsession is a Bad Idea

I know: bacon tastes good. Thereís no denying it. But even if you donít care at all about animal rights, there are some solid reasons to check that bacon obsession. Bacon has always been a pretty p…


5 Top Foods To Eliminate From Your Diet In 2014

There are thousands of healthy foods on this planet AND there are also thousands of unhealthy choices. You can't eliminate every bad food at once so I've list the top ones to beware of! 1. Oreo …


Death by Bacon

Don't hate the messenger: according to a study earlier this year, death by bacon may be a real possibility. A study published in the journal BMC Medicine of 448,568 people found that eating processed …


Want to Give Up Bacon? Pet A Pig

I think everyone has a mental bucket list. In years past I checked things off my own like sky diving, backpacking around Europe and volunteering on an organic farm, but it took me until this year to c…


5 Regrettable Food Trends of 2012

'Tis the time of the year where journalists look back at the months that has passed us by, as well as forward at the year quickly approaching, and make observations, judgments and predictions on every…


There Will Be NO Bacon Shortage

Considering the rampant enthusiasm for all things bacon over the last 5 years, it is not surprising that the bacon-loving populace would go into a collective panic when hit with the news of an impendi…


Drink Bacon? Now in Milkshake Form

Bacon. Some critics may be more than ready to see it move off the food stage, but its salty, fatty flavor persists. From sexual products to dessert, it's found a way into nearly everything and taken d…


Bacon Cures Nosebleeds…Of Course it Does!

I really donít want to talk about bacon. This is not because I donít appreciate bacon (at least in moderation) but because bacon has become to the food world what CGI has become to the film world Ė so…


Getting to Know Your Bacon

By Jeff Opperman, The Nature Conservancy While visiting friends in Toronto, I spotted a small poster tacked behind their toaster that read: "Bacon is like a little hug from God." So true, I thou…


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