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7 Brilliant Uses for Leftover Produce Scraps

It's always such a shame to make a big veggie stir fry or smoothie, only to end up tossing a pound of nutritious skins and ends into the trash. Luckily, many of these "trash cuts," especially citrus, …

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The Ultimate Guide to Apple Picking

The crunch of fallen leaves, muted blooms of mums, and flickering lights of carved jack-o-lanterns are all autumn mainstays. The abundance of apples is also another welcome sign of fall. Although appl…

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Do You Know the Difference Between Artificial and Natural Flavors in Food?

According to a report by the Environmental Working Group, natural flavour is not much better than artificial flavor. Read on to find out why. A growing number of American consumers are opting for "…

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16 Benefits of Cayenne (Infographic)

We've all been there: guiltily slathering our food with ketchup, hot sauce, mayonaisse -- whatever salty and fatty sauce we can overuse to gain flavor. Cayenne is one of the unicorns of the food world…

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A Bouquet on Your Dining Table Can Help You Eat Less

What happens when you place a bouquet of fragrant flowers on your dining table? Yes, of course, the sight and smell of those beautiful flowers pleases the eyes, gladdens the nose, and makes you fee…

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Why Are We Still Eating White Bread?

Here is a question for the gluten-tolerant of the group: Are you white or wheat? Actually this question could use some diversification. Maybe we could ask, ďAre you white or spelt, amaranth, rye, or a…

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Organic Food Debate: Pleasure Over Sustainability?

By Paula Alvarado, TreeHugger The quite misinterpreted study published in Annals of Internal Medicine signed by Stanford professionals kept bouncing in my head the past week. Not so much out of ann…

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Are You Feeling Fat or Tasting It?

For years it was believed that humans had the capacity to detect four different tastes: sweet, salty, sour and bitter. It was what was taught in school. It was what was widely accepted, and it existed…

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Add Flavor to Homemade Soups

Soup is my absolute favorite meal during winter. It's so fun to throw what I have on hand into a big pot and experiment with flavor combinations. I always keep my pantry stocked with different kinds o…

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Are Some Foods Just So Bitter That They Deserve to Be Blocked?

There are five basic tastes that the human animal is capable of detecting: starting with the newest, there is umami, sweetness, sourness, saltiness and bitterness. Frequently you will hear people say …

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