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Should Food Companies Be Told To Cut Salt?

By Tim Sandle

Too much salt in the diet is bad for you, leading to hypertension and the risk of cardiovascular disease. This is a pretty well established scientific fact. It is also known that many people around the world consume too much salt, especially from processed foods. In the U.S., for example, the Centers for Disease Control […]

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7-Up Once Contained Lithium

By Tim Sandle

An interesting article in the New York Times reveals that the popular lime and lemon carbonated beverage 7-Up once contained lithium. This dates back to the 1930s and 1940s, when the drink was in competition with Coca Cola. A report by Jaime Lowe has found that 7-Up, invented by Charles Leiper Grigg, once contained lithium citrate. […]

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Pathogenic Bacteria Found In Supermarket Sausages And Mince

By Tim Sandle

The ‘superbug’ bacteria Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus  – known as MRSA – has been isolated from samples of minced pork and sausages from several leading supermarkets. The findings have been reported to the journal Eurosurveillance. Scientists working for the Medical Research Council purchased 103 fresh-meat products (52 pork and 51 chicken) from UK supermarkets in different parts of […]

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Why Does Swiss Cheese Have Holes?

By Tim Sandle

Researchers have finally solved a centuries old mystery: why does Swiss cheese have holes it in it? The answer today is very much about maintaining the tradition, since the characteristic holes help with the marketing of the cheese. However, why was the cheese first produced with holes in it? The story, disappointingly, has nothing to […]

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How To Peel Potatoes Fast and Easy! A must Try Life Hack

By TLN

Here is another video in our series of lifehacks. In the first one we showed you how to peel garlic in 20 seconds or less, the second one showed you how to open a beer bottle with a sheet of paper the third one showed you how to vacuum seal food if you don’t have […]

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Leading Supermarkets Recall Potato Salad

By Tim Sandle

A range of potato salads (pre-prepared mixtures of diced potatoes with various forms of gloppy mayonnaise) has been recalled from British supermarkets. Although food recalls happen from time-to-time it is rare that several food retailers recall simultaneously. In this case, the same manufacturing centre has been called into question. Worryingly, the reason for the recall is the […]

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How To Vacuum Seal Food Without A Vacuum Sealer! Easy Lifehack!

By TLN

Here is the another video in our series of lifehacks. In the first one we showed you how to peel garlic in 20 seconds or less, the second one showed you how to open a beer bottle with a sheet of paper and today our beautiful assistant will show you how to vacuum seal food […]

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How To Open A Bottle Of Beer With A Sheet Of Paper

By TLN

Here is the next video in our series of lifehacks. In the first one we showed you how to peel garlic in 20 seconds or less and today our ly assistant will show you how to open a bottle of beer with a sheet of paper! This is of course just one of many ways […]

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How to peel garlic in 20 seconds or less! Easiest method ever!

By TLN

Today we have something special in store for all of our visitors. This is the first in our new series of lifehacks and in this video we will show you to peel garlic in 20 seconds or less without even touching it! So if you don’t like that your hands stink like garlic when you […]

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