Starving the Fad Diet

As long as there’s food, and food manufacturers and marketers to hype it to us, there will be trends and fashions surrounding food. New culinary trends and ingredients will catch on and get “hot.” Old favorites will cool, only to be revived again in a few years. For a long time now weight loss advice

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Seaweed in my Ice Cream?

While you may think that you don’t normally eat seaweed, you probably do. Probably often. And in a surprising variety of foods. Carrageenan is a fiber extracted from red seaweed. Like cellulose (which also appears in processed food), it’s indigestible to humans, but it works wonders when used as a thickening or gelling agent or

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