Between 50 and 80 percent of the American population are deficient in magnesium. If you're one of these people, then chances are you're taking (or planning to take) a form of magnesium supplement. Magnesium plays a significant role in human health. In fact, researchers have detected 3,751 magnesium-binding sites on human proteins, according to...
It may be difficult to keep your fingers out of cookie dough as you're making holiday and birthday treats throughout the year, but that's exactly what the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)1 and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)2 advise you do. Baking cakes and cookies has become a...
FOR THE LOVE OF FOOD: How genetic tests impact your motivation, moralizing food linked to weight regain, and Whole Foods packaging linked to cancer
Welcome to Friday’s For The Love of Food, Summer Tomato’s weekly link roundup. This week how genetic tests impact your motivation, moralizing food linked to weight regain, and Whole Foods packaging linked to cancer. Next week’s Mindful Meal Challenge...
Sweet marjoram (Origanum majorana) is an aromatic herb native to the Mediterranean region known for its aromatherapeutic and culinary uses. Its botanical name means "joy of the mountain" in Greek, and was used to make wedding wreaths, as Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love, was believed to wear wreaths...
Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) is a man-made chemical used in the processing and producing of Teflon. Also called C8, the chemical was developed in the 1930s and brought into production in the 1940s.1 PFOA is one type of perfluorinated chemical (PFC), a large group of compounds used to reduce friction in...
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