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The secret ingredient in the Mediterranean diet.

The secret ingredient in the Mediterranean diet.

Aum August 30, 2016 0

You’ve probably heard of the Mediterranean diet. It’s touted everywhere from morning news shows to magazine articles as one of the most healthful eating styles around, but you may not know how or why

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Bees have trouble foraging when air pollution rises.

Bees have trouble foraging when air pollution rises.

Aum July 7, 2016 0

Bees have a laundry list of problems going against them these days. Among them is air pollution, and a new study shows just how air pollution is affecting bees’ ability to find food. By

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Anti-aging pill could allow everyone to live over 120 years old

Anti-aging pill could allow everyone to live over 120 years old

Aum May 12, 2016 0

Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León famously journeyed to the Americas in search of the Fountain of Youth. If he were still alive today, he might have been able to simply visit his pharmacist

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What is genetically edited food?

What is genetically edited food?

Aum April 23, 2016 0

The USDA says this method of tampering with a food’s genes is not the same as genetically modifying it. I wasn’t familiar with the term “genetically edited” food until I read an NPR feature

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Why lack of sleep gives you the munchies

Why lack of sleep gives you the munchies

Aum April 1, 2016 0

Looking for a better way to lose weight? Maybe it’s time to stop counting calories and start counting sheep. A new study has found a link between poor sleep and the marijuana-like “munchie” cravings

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9 ways that dogs tell you they love you

9 ways that dogs tell you they love you

Aum February 12, 2016 0

Dogs have lived alongside us for thousands of years, earning the reputation as “man’s best friend” for good reason. But while some people may be quick to dismiss a dog’s devotion as simply a

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Lentil meatball with lemon-pecan pesto sauce

Lentil meatball with lemon-pecan pesto sauce

Aum January 28, 2016 0

PREP TIME 20 minutes TOTAL TIME 40 minutes YIELD 4-6 servings (about 25 meatballs) EQUIPMENT Soup pot Cutting board Kitchen knife Mixing bowls Measuring cups and spoons Food processor or blender Baking sheet Parchment

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Amazing benefits of Malaysion palm oil

Amazing benefits of Malaysion palm oil

Aum January 22, 2016 0

Every few years we rediscover a new, healthier cooking oil. About 20 years ago, we abandoned vegetable for canola, and 10 years back we forsook canola for olive. Today many people tout coconut or

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The importance of how much water you should drink a day

The importance of how much water you should drink a day

Aum January 16, 2016 0

Everyone’s heard the old refrain — drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water a day. Turns out that’s not entirely accurate. The Mayo Clinic recommends about 13 cups a day for an average male and

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How olives changed the world

How olives changed the world

Aum January 11, 2016 0

If grapes have a rival for a food with the most historical importance to Western civilization, surely it is the olive. Native to the Mediterranean basin, the olive tree and its fruit, which is

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