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How Onions Make You Cry

Adding onions to a recipe can make a meal taste rich and savory, but cutting up the onion can be brutal. Onions release a compound called lachrymatory factor (LF), which makes the eyes sting and Read More

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FDA Declares Macadamia Nuts Heart Healthy

The Food and Drug Administration has declared macadamia nuts heart healthy. The FDA approved a petition submitted by Hawaiian Macadamia Nut, Inc. that sought to certify the heart healthy benefits of macadamia nuts. After nearly two Read More

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6 Tips To Buying Better Olive Oil

Have you ever wondered what exactly you’re getting when you purchase a bottle of olive oil? Extra virgin? Pure? “Pure,” explains Dan Flynn of the University of California Davis Olive Center, “which is such a Read More

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