Tagged: food

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Organic Food & Cancer

There is a scare among consumers that contaminants in produce can increase likelihood of cancer–this drives an increasing demand for organically grown food which is thought to be healthier. Relevant peer-reviewed studies are scarce, and though...

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How do I know if my food’s gone bad?

Spoiling food sucks. Finding food that expired a day or two ago is pretty close. Sometimes when whatever food product I’ve missed the expiration date by is expensive/tasty/I’m-craving-for, I’ll disregard the labeled date and...

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Food you can eat a lot of without getting fat

Part of the feedback system for appetite include volume sensory neurons lining the stomach. Such receptors are activated by higher stomach occupancy and signal the brain to feel less hunger. WiseGeek put together a...

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Hangover cures backed by science

  In summary, eat fat/carbs before drinking to slow absorption of alcohol. Drink excess water to counteract the diuretic effects of ethanol (and prevent headaches). Darker drinks have congeners that exacerbate the body’s detox...