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12 Ways Your Obsession With Spicy Food Can Help Make You Invincible

12 Ways Your Obsession With Spicy Food Can Help Make You Invincible | Nutrition | Scoop.it
Your favorite mouth-numbing hot sauces and peppers can help protect your eyesight, ward against cancer and help you stay in shape....
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All the more reason to keep the fresh green, the red and the imported chill sauces on the table….yummmmm

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Mexico's Soda Pop Ploy

Mexico's Soda Pop Ploy | Nutrition | Scoop.it
If you think a tax on soft drinks will help fight obesity, think what a tax on corruption could do for our economy.
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'To attack soda without offering healthy alternatives — like a safe, reliable supply of drinking water — amounts to saying, à la Marie Antoinette, “Let them drink wine.”'

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A Conversation with Diana Kennedy - SAM Says - Fall 2013 - San Antonio, TX

A Conversation with Diana Kennedy - SAM Says - Fall 2013 - San Antonio, TX | Nutrition | Scoop.it
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I agree, cook books need to be on paper....

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9 Surprising Foods With More Sugar Than a Krispy Kreme Doughnut

9 Surprising Foods With More Sugar Than a Krispy Kreme Doughnut | Nutrition | Scoop.it
A new report finds that some supposedly healthy foods are actually laden with sugar.
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not to mention the fat content.....must be more of that in the KK's than in the smoothie

 

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» A Gut Feeling: Probiotics and Changes in Brain Activity - Cultivating Contentment & Happiness

» A Gut Feeling: Probiotics and Changes in Brain Activity - Cultivating Contentment & Happiness | Nutrition | Scoop.it
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Yoghurt therapy seems to kick in faster than antidepressants..

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How Cutlery Can Affect The Taste Of What You're Eating

How Cutlery Can Affect The Taste Of What You're Eating | Nutrition | Scoop.it
People who eat with their hands in other countries may be on to something - apparently, food flavour can be affected by the colour, weight and shape of cutlery, according to scientists.
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I thought this would say don't eat eggs with silverware as they taste funny, but it's a whole other story

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Vitamins: stop taking the pills

Vitamins: stop taking the pills | Nutrition | Scoop.it
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Well, now we can clear our the vitamin cupboard!!

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Boycott Monsanto, Koch Brothers With This App

Boycott Monsanto, Koch Brothers With This App | Nutrition | Scoop.it
In her keynote speech at last year’s annual Netroots Nation gathering, Darcy Burner pitched a seemingly simple idea to the thousands of bloggers and web developers in the audience.
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Find out who you are buying from.....

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10 nutrients that can lift your spirits - The Washington Post

With the right foods, you can eat your way to happiness — or at least to feeling a little less down.
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Alimentos que ayudan a mejorar el estado de ánimo

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You've Been Breathing All Wrong -- Until Now

You've Been Breathing All Wrong -- Until Now | Nutrition | Scoop.it
By Dr. Oz and Dr. Roizen for YouBeauty Most of us breathe the way we dance -- we think we're doing it right, but we're not.
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Lauren Collins: The Search for the Hottest Chili

Lauren Collins: The Search for the Hottest Chili | Nutrition | Scoop.it
Like computers, superhot chilis are evolving at a rate that embarrasses the phenomena of just a few years ago.
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Not even a mention of chile habanero, that I always thought was one of the hottest.....

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10 American Foods that are Banned in Other Countries

10 American Foods that are Banned in Other Countries | Nutrition | Scoop.it
Americans are slowly waking up to the sad fact that much of the food sold in the US is far inferior to the same foods sold in other nations. In fact, many of the foods you eat are BANNED in other countries.
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Must read, to make better choices when grocery shopping...

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Is Something Fishy In The Seafood Aisle?

Is Something Fishy In The Seafood Aisle? | Nutrition | Scoop.it
By Karen Cicero If you're thinking of ordering the expensive red snapper next time you eat out, save your money.
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Another example of intentional mislabeling

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How To Practice Mindfulness -- In Your Kitchen

How To Practice Mindfulness -- In Your Kitchen | Nutrition | Scoop.it
By Headspace Where is your mind when you’re cooking?
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5 Vitamins And Supplements To Stop Taking (And What To Take Instead)

5 Vitamins And Supplements To Stop Taking (And What To Take Instead) | Nutrition | Scoop.it
As you get older, health advice like "Drink your milk to grow big and strong" gives way to "Take your calcium pills to avoid osteoporosis." Taking your vitamins is especially important post 50, "as the absorption of nutrients and minerals and...
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