From “TellSpec - What's in Your Food?” to “DIY Food Treatments for Beautiful Skin,” here is today’s harvest from the greenest and healthiest of the Internet:
TellSpec - What's in Your Food?
Knowing what’s in your food before you eat it is extremely important, especially if you have an allergy to contend with. TellSpec makes it easy to know exactly what’s in your food just by scanning the item in question, regardless of if you’re in a restaurant or supermarket. The gadget sends a list of ingredients and nutritional information to a companion smartphone app, which makes it easy to evaluate your food before you’ve put it in your mouth.
Effects Of Blood Sugar On Short-Term Memory
A new study in Neurology, the journal of the American Academy of Neurology, finds that even small elevations in blood sugar can influence short-term memory, decreasing our ability to do things like recall words.
More than 230 scientists say GMOs are not safe
The number of scientists who have signed onto a statement challenging the safety of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) has climbed to more than 230 today, including the developer of first GM crop.
We're eating less but still getting fatter
While we are now spending less money per adult on food, obesity is still increasing, thanks in part to our increasingly lazy lifestyles. But the lack of physical activity is not necessarily the main reason.
According to a study for the Institute of Fiscal Studies, families have cut the cost of their food bills and are spending less on fruit and vegetables – and filling up on processed foods.
DIY Food Treatments for Beautiful Skin
Shonagh Walker shares DIY beauty treatments that you can find in your pantry:
“I’ve found seven foodie ingredients that can do wonders for your skin. Aside from being in their most natural form (I recommend buying organic ingredients, they’re much more pure), you’ll save yourself a pretty penny, get gorgeous skin, and help the environment.”
Healthy Recipe Bonus: Lime Chiffon
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