Petroleum byproducts. Bug parts. Wood shavings. Duck feathers. If you can imagine it, you’re probably eating it every day as one of more than 3,000 natural and artificial chemicals that appear in our food supply. 237 more words
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Want to know what’s growing now? Let’s take it one month at a time, with TIME‘s Foods That Taste Better Now Than They Will All Year. 368 more words
In mid-July, I was visiting my hometown in Minnesota when I happened upon the unmistakable scent of something deep-fried. I was at a concert, and no matter how off-brand a dietary choice of corn dogs and cheese curds may be for a health writer, I went for it. 620 more words
I donated a kidney to my sister 21 years ago and now I take HCTZ for slightly elevated BP. Because of that, my potassium is on the low side of normal and my doctor is having me take a potassium supplement Klor Con M20 daily. Do I need to worry about my potassium becoming too high? I was hoping I could eat a diet of potassium rich foods rather than taking a supplement.
Bakeries may want to keep their doors open if they want to attract more customers; new research suggests that when people unconsciously smell a sweet and fatty odor—like the kind that emanates from a just-baked chocolate croissant—they’re more likely to choose to eat a high-calorie dessert. 390 more words