MORE CONSUMERS CHOOSE PLANT-BASED MEALS

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Again it appears that plant-based meals are becoming more popular as people realize the health benefits. Grocers have changed their offerings in a bid to sell more valued added plant-based meals. We suggest that more basic meal ideas are all we really need. The whole idea of vegan living is to reduce the environmental impact …

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MYFITNESSPAL AND CHOLESTEROL

It seems that morons are managing the database for the MyFitnessPal database. Plant based meals do not have cholesterol. So how is it possible that potatoes and other items all have cholesterol. This has resulted in a complete mess of any attempt to track nutrition. We immediately removed the app and we post this for …

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FDA WARNS TO WASH AVOCADOS

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The FDA has made a new public warning to advise people to wash the skins of their avocados. A recent FDA study showed that about 20% of the fruit have listeria on them. The FDA also says consumers should scrub produce with a produce brush before drying it clean with a paper towel. Healthy people …

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CORN GLUTEN MEAL AS A FERTILIZER

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Corn gluten meal can be used as a fertilizer with it consisting mainly of zein and glutelin. Corn does not have gluten like wheat does. In the lab, cornmeal is being made into an agar for research purposes. Pure zein is clear, odorless, tasteless, hard, water-insoluble, and edible, and it has a variety of industrial …

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FDA WARNS OF FLUOROQUINOLONE RISKS

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The FDA has issued a warning over the use of fluoroquinolone antibiotics. Apparently people with heart disease can suffer fatal complications. People at increased risk include those with a history of blockages or aneurysms (abnormal bulges) of the aorta or other blood vessels, high blood pressure, certain genetic disorders that involve blood vessel changes, and the …

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ALTERNATIVE REFRIGERANTS

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Alternative refrigerants are the subject of a lot of argument, lobby and misinformation. There are actually many natural substances that work fine for a cooling unit. CO2 actually sublines at standard air pressure but under pressure it does condense into a liquid. This makes possible to use it for refrigeration and is outperforms the environmentally damaging …

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TRACKING NUTRITION

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There are many apps available for tracking nutrition. We use Apple phones and the Apple health app can work with several nutrition trackers. We use MyFitnesspal but there are many others. The data eventually is fed into Apple Health. Apple Health can then make charts with daily, weekly, monthly and even annually. Over time more …

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MSG DETOXIFICATION

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Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is found in Asian style foods like noodles and other dishes. Monosodium glutamate has no nutritional value, but does not harm the body. It is safely certified by the Joint Commission on Food Additives (JECFA), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). MSG is widely used throughout Asia. …

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TRASH IN PACIFIC NOW DOUBLE THE SIZE OF TEXAS

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Satellite reports have noted that more and more trash continues to be dumped into the oceans. Five nations are largely responsible and nothing has been done to change the situation. China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam are spewing out as much as 60 percent of the plastic waste that enters the world’s seas. Only …

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CINNAMON ROLLS

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There are three items needed: dough, the filling and the glaze. 1 envelope active dry yeast 1 tsp salt 1 tbsp sugar 1 cup lukewarm water 400g all purpose flour 100g vegan margarine 150g brown sugar 1½ tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla sugar for sprinling In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water …

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