Food and Wine

Since about 2012, my wife and I have been noticing a strong fragrance from certain foods purchased in the supermarket. The scent is a bit floral, a bit like dryer sheets, and a bit like soap. It doesn’t seem natural and is perhaps a chemical. I have no idea as to the origin of the [...]

Posted at the request of @AlisonMScott. Inspired by recipes found in Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease: The Revolutionary, Scientifically Proven, Nutrition-Based Cure by Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr. and The Engine 2 Diet, this is my version of delicious vegan, low-fat pancakes. 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup spelt flour 1/2 cup rolled oats 1 [...]

Recently, as a result of family members having health issues, I’ve been extensively researching healthy living. After digging through many medical studies and reading numerous diet books, I’ve assembled a reading list of materials I trust. If you or a family member has diabetes, heart disease, autoimmune disorders, or cancer, you owe it to yourself [...]

With all of the recent listeria scares, I’ve been looking for ways to clean produce better. Cleaning with alcohol can potentially reduce the transmission of pathogens from the exterior to the interior of the produce. I’d personally prefer not to ingest isopropyl alcohol, but ethanol, the kind in alcoholic beverages, seems quite a bit safer. [...]

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