Tag: popular science

Here’s how to remove pesticides from fruit.

Here’s how to remove pesticides from fruit. Pesticides are used to make sure fruit makes it to market without being destroyed by bugs.    While most of us have been exposed to these chemicals over the years, the cumulative effect is not healthy for us. I found this article published in Popular Science that shows how to fully remove pesticides from the fruit you eat. It may not be enough to rinse the fruit thoroughly as many of us do in a colander. Check out this article on the right way to remove pesticides from the fruit you eat. How Read More »

Bad carb; good carb and the cancer connection according to Popular Science

Bad carb; good carb and the cancer connection according to Popular Science What should we eat and what should we stay away from.  In general, eating healthy and in moderation works well and the Mediterranean diet seems to work best. If you believe and follow all the studies, you would not know what to do but there is a growing body of evidence that sugar from food that has the wrong types of carbs will feed cancer cells. This article suggests that the bad carbs, like the refined sugars and refined wheat is most likely to increase our cancer risk. Read More »