Category Archives: interesting about food and health
Food allergies are extremely common. In fact, they affect around 5% of adults and 8% of children — and these percentages are rising.
Interestingly, although it’s possible for any food to cause an allergy, most food allergies are caused by … read more
If you’re looking for reasons to eat less red meat, you’ve already got quite a few: It can be high in cholesterol and saturated fat, and eating a lot of it has been linked to an increased risk of several … read more
Cooking food can improve its taste, but it also changes the nutritional content.
Interestingly, some vitamins are lost when food is cooked, while others become more available for your body to use.
Some claim that … read more
When most people are craving some animal-based protein, they’re likely to reach for chicken, beef, and pork way more often than fish. But the Food and Drug Administration is hoping to change that, or at least up people’s fish intake—especially … read more
To the age-old question “Is coffee bad for you?”, researchers are in more agreement than ever that the answer is a resounding “no.” A new study published in the journal Nature Medicine found that older people with low levels of … read more
Pork products, fish, beans, cakes with coins, grapes, and pickled herring? Maybe lentils, black-eyed peas, cooked greens or long noodles?
Food and symbolism play important roles in celebrations around the world. On special occasions different countries use certain foods — … read more