Category Archives: interesting about food and health
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
Table sugar (sucrose) consists of two bonded molecules: glucose and fructose. Inside the body, the bond is broken and glucose and fructose are released. The bloodstream picks up the glucose molecule and delivers it to any organ or muscle tissue… read more
Not only is peppermint everywhere during the holidays, it’s pretty standard throughout the rest of the year, too. Peppermint extract and peppermint oil are used respectively to flavor and fragrance a variety of things from … read more
After the sugar- and booze-filled holidays, starting the new year off with a cleanse or a detox may seem like a great way to reset, kickstart healthy habits, and maybe lose a few pounds. But certain “cleansing” strategies can be … read more
Not all carbs are created equal—and thank goodness for that. New research suggests that a certain kind of carbohydrate called resistant starch may improve health by keeping you full, checking blood sugar and supporting the gut.
Resistant starch, a … read more