Category Archives: Food and Nutrition

Wood Pulp in Food: Makes It Cheap But Is It Safe to Eat?

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Wood Pulp in Food: Makes It Cheap But Is It Safe to Eat? What’s in your food that’s also found in glue, asphalt, automotive brake pads and your pet’s litter? Wood? Yes. Or more specifically, cellulose or the wood pulp that is also used in cleaning detergents, welding electrodes, plastics, reinforcing compounds, construction materials, roof coating, emulsion paints and the other inedible items earlier listed.

In today’s fast-paced world of processed food, much of what we end up eating is loaded with factory-made additives like preservatives, artificial food colors and cellulose.

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Undercooked Liver Pate Food Poisoning: Campylobacter Infections Rise

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Campylobacter Infection and Undercooked Liver Pate. Serving undercooked chicken or duck liver pâté or parfait has been a trend among both haute cuisine chefs and amateur foodies for some time now. But public health officials in the United Kingdom say this may cause hundreds of people to fall ill with food poisoning.

Eating undercooked poultry liver pâté or parfait at weddings and other functions in hotels, clubs, restaurants and other banquet venues has been identified as the cause of nearly all food poisoning cases across the UK this year.

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Health Benefits of Orange Juice: Good Anti-Fat Neutralizer?

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Health Benefits of Orange Juice: Good Anti-Fat Neutralizer? Did you know that drinking orange juice is good for your health? Duh, of course everyone knows that already! Okay, did you know that orange juice can sort of “neutralize” the unhealthy food you’ve been stuffing yourself with every time you go to McDonalds? You didn’t, didn’t you?

Anyhoo, according to some researchers from the University of Buffalo, the “flavonoids in orange juice suppress oxidative stress from high-fat, high-carb meal”.

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