Fluoridation of water began in the United States as early as 1801, but was not implemented as a nationwide policy until the mid 1950s. The motivation then is the same as now – by adding no more than 4 or 5 milligrams per liter of water, dental cavities in children were found to be greatly [...]

Mushrooms (which are considered a superfoods) are one of the most health beneficial foods known to humankind. They are low in carbohydrates, high in fiber, and a great source of vitamins. They also contain generous levels of niacin, which is an ingredient in medicines that help to lower cholesterol. Plus, mushrooms add complex flavors to [...]

When your conventional stove top does not have enough cooking area to feed a house full of dinner guests, there are a few kitchen appliances that will give you some much needed real estate. Today, the appliance we will talk about is the electric skillet. TL;DR? I like the Presto Skillet best.  What are the [...]

There is no doubt that stainless steel is quality cookware. It is tough and durable, and will long outlast its users with minimal care. High quality stainless steel retains heat more effectively than cast iron. It won’t rust or corrode nearly as readily as cast iron. It will not leach its flavor into the food [...]

I wouldn’t be surprised if there is not even one person in this world that doesn’t have to use a can opener from time to time. Heck, I need them several times per week. Skip to the end? I like the Black + Decker Spacemaker Opener. But what about for big cans? I host quite [...]

According to a recent study done by the CDC, at least 40% of adult Americans do not drink the recommended daily amount of water. While it is true that beverages aside from water (coffee, tea, juice, soda, even beer) add up the day’s total hydration, the auxiliary effects of many of these beverages can compromise, [...]

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