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How to Cook Soaked Hulled Barley

How to Cook Soaked Hulled Barley

2017-07-25 02:58:01 0 Comments 3 views Food and Drink category

Hulled barley is a dense, chewy grain often used in soups and stews. According to "The Cook's Thesaurus," hulled barley is more nutritious than the pearl barley found in the supermarket. While you may have to make a trip to your local health food store to find hulled barley, the

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What Can Sodium Lactate Do to Your Body?

What Can Sodium Lactate Do to Your Body?

2017-07-25 01:50:01 0 Comments 1 views Food and Drink category

Respiratory and metabolic disorders occur when the body’s acid-base is out of balance. One of the treatments for an acid-base imbalance involves intravenously injecting the alkalizing agent sodium lactate to restore acid balance and electrolytes to the body. Sodium lactate is a natural salt derived from lactic acid, according to

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5 Things You Need to Know About Recommended Daily Sodium Intake

5 Things You Need to Know About Recommended Daily Sodium Intake

2017-07-24 23:38:01 0 Comments 0 views Food and Drink category

Sodium is essential for life, but getting too much may be bad for your health. Depending on your specific health needs, dietary sodium recommendations range from 1,500 to 2,300 milligrams a day. Most Americans consume about 3,400 milligrams daily, according to the American Heart Association. Learning the basics about dietary

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How Much Wheat Germ Do You Take Per Day?

How Much Wheat Germ Do You Take Per Day?

2017-07-24 22:32:01 0 Comments 0 views Food and Drink category

Of the three parts of the grain kernel, the germ, bran and endosperm, the germ is the most nutrient dense. This is the part of the wheat kernel that houses all the nutrients to support plant growth, so by consuming the germ, you’ll get the same nutrients into your diet.

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How to Blanch Zucchini Squash

How to Blanch Zucchini Squash

2017-07-24 21:26:01 0 Comments 0 views Food and Drink category

Whether you are wanting to freeze a surplus of summer squash or simply prepare squash for a super quick stir-fry, blanching is a crucial step to help maintain the texture of the squash when cooking it later. A two-part process, blanching is especially important prior to freezing to destroy the

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What Are the Benefits of Juicing Lettuce?

What Are the Benefits of Juicing Lettuce?

2017-07-24 19:12:01 0 Comments 0 views Food and Drink category

Crisp and refreshing, lettuce might be your first choice for a refreshing and healthy light lunch. It is also a nutritious juicing ingredient. While unconventional, juicing lettuce gives you access to the many nutrients in this leafy green, and with its mild flavor, adding it to your favorite fruit or

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20 Healthiest Foods Under $1

20 Healthiest Foods Under $1

2017-07-24 18:04:01 0 Comments 2 views Food and Drink category

Eating healthy and cheap might seem like an insurmountable goal, but it can be done. The trick is to eat what's in season, and also look beyond what sits at eye level on your grocery store shelves. Include a variety of foods from each food group, too, and you'll be

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The Advantages of Eating Protein Bars

The Advantages of Eating Protein Bars

2017-07-24 15:54:01 0 Comments 2 views Food and Drink category

Protein is an essential macronutrient that supports several structures in your body. You can find protein in numerous sources including eggs, meat, fish and nuts. However, many people rely on protein supplements to get their recommended daily amount. The protein bar is just one option that has several dietary and

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Danimals Ingredients

Danimals Ingredients

2017-07-24 12:34:01 0 Comments 2 views Food and Drink category

Dannon's Danimals yogurt products were designed with kids in mind. The three products -- Danimals Crush Cups, Danimals Smoothies and Danimals Coolision -- require no utensils, making them easy for kids to eat with lunch or for a snack. All three come in a variety of flavors, and ingredient lists

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Are Vitamin A & Spirulina Dangerous?

Are Vitamin A & Spirulina Dangerous?

2017-07-24 11:32:02 0 Comments 2 views Food and Drink category

Ever since spirulina became a popular health supplement in the late 1960s, proponents have touted it as superfood rich in vitamin A, protein and other nutrients. While people around the world grow and eat spirulina, most of them safely, there are a few possible risks. Vitamin A and Beta-carotene Getting sufficient vitamin

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