Cause you need to know…
What is high-fructose corn syrup?
High-fructose corn syrup is a mixture of fructose and glucose (both types of sugar) that is considerably sweeter than regular table sugar. As is suggested by the name, HFCS usually contains more fructose than glucose, and can overwhelm the body’s ability to process it. Continue reading
You’re not misreading this title, whiskey by-products really do have the potential to become the biofuel of the future. Research from Edinburgh Napier University is suggesting that the by-products from the distillation process of whiskey Continue reading
Photo Credit: “Pannocchia sgranata” by Luigi Chiesa
What are GMOs?
GMO stands for genetically modified organism. It is any organism that has been altered genetically, usually through the transfer of DNA from another organism. It may also be called a GEO, genetically engineered organism or just GM for genetically modified.
Are GMOs bad for you?
There are several reasons GMOs are bad for you. One is Continue reading
It’s not really an infographic but this image is from Kitchen Gardeners International, and shows the layout of the Spring 2011 White House garden. The contrasting image shows what the White House Garden would look like if it was planted with subsidized crops from the Food and Farm Bill. Yes, that’s where your taxpayer dollars are going- not just to war but to subsidize corn, soy, cotton, wheat, rice and little more. Continue reading
Doctors believe a new strain of the MRSA superbug that has been found in British cows is infecting humans. The Health Protection Agency, however, says the risk of becoming infected is “very low.” Continue reading
Photo Credit: Corn stalks in Benton County, Indiana by Huw Williams (Huwmanbeing) via Wikimedia Commons
I thought you guys might like this. It’s no laughing matter…and yet it’s kind of a funny video. Continue reading
I’ve heard all kinds of things about McDonald’s chicken patties and chicken Nuggets. If you don’t haven’t seen it yet here’s a lovely picture of chicken nuggets before they’re patties. Yeah not very appetizing. Here’s what’s in the McChicken Patty. Continue reading
Black History Month happens to start off with the birthday of Harlem Renaissance writer Langston Hughes. Born on February 1, 1902, James Mercer Langston Hughes became an important literary figure during the 1920s. Continue reading