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What Is The Difference Between Organic And Non Organic Foods
Careful-Lots of Hype: Hydrogenated means hydrogen atoms added to break c-c double bonds (unsaturated) to single bonds, aka saturated (no room for more hydrogen). If partial, then some double carbon-carbon bonds still present. Living cells make only cis-bonds. Vast majority of c-c bonds in all fats are single. The myth that sat. Fats were bad: ancel keys 1953, has driven obesity, dm & cv ds. Study gary taubes, nusi.Org. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the difference between food intolerance and food alergy? Is it different for different types of foods?
Avoid them!: Hi. Availability of processed and refined foods correlates perfectly with societal risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Processing/refining concentrates calories and removes healthy components of whole foods. Eat whole grains, not white. Almost all prepared and definitely all fast foods are poison for society. ...Read more
What's the difference between organic vegetables/fruits and the regular ones? What are the health benefits of eating organic fruits/ vegetables?
Organic vs non-organ: Conventional farmers apply chemical fertilizers to promote plant growth, spray synthetic insecticides to reduce pests and disease, use synthetic herbicides to manage weeds. While organic farmers apply natural fertilizers, such as manure or compost, to feed soil and plants, use beneficial insects and birds or traps to reduce pests and disease, rotate crops, till, hand weed or mulch to manage weeds. ...Read more
Are organic fruits and vegetables really better than non organic? What are some of the differences?
Dirty dozen: Eating organic fruits & veges allows you to reap all the benefits and nutrients without exposure to potentially toxic pesticides. Choose organic for fruits/Veges with higher pesticide levels: aka 'the dirty dozen:' Apples Strawberries Grapes Celery Peaches Spinach Sweet bell peppers Nectarines (imported) Cucumbers Cherry tomatoes Potatoes Snap peas (imported) & Blueberries (imported) Hot pepper ...Read more
Cocaine pure/mpure: Cocaine in its purest form is a white, pearly product. Cocaine appearing in powder form is a salt, typically cocaine HCL. Street market cocaine is frequently adulterated or “cut” with various powdery fillers to increase its wt; the substances used in process are baking soda; sugars--lactose, dextrose, inositol, & mannitol; & local anesthetic. Pure C disolves in sulfuric acid with no coloration. ...Read more
Labeling: Raw means uncooked, natural means from nature which of course all almonds are. ...Read more
Difference: I would look at my text book and then Google this. ...Read more
Close, but not same: Whole wheat means just that - then entire kernel of wheat is ground up into the flour. Whole grain can have other grains in it instead of or in addition to wheat. For instance, brown rice is whole grain, but it is obviously not wheat, it is rice. Whole grain bread may have multiple grains in addition to wheat. All whole wheat is whole grain, but not all whole grain is whole wheat! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Only the name: Ganja and pot are both common nicknames for cannabis, also known as marijuana. Other common nicknames include weed, grass, herb, bud, dope and mary jane. There are many less common nicknames as well. Ganja is the sanskrit word for cannabis. I have no idea how "pot" became a nickname. ...Read more
It depends: It depends on what spices you're talking about. Some, especially turmeric, garlic, and such, have good antioxidant properties to fight damage from free radicals in your body. Peppers containing capsaicin may help with pain & other things. http://www.naturalnews.com/037520_capsaicin_health_weight_control.html using these depends on your taste and the tolerance of your digestive system. ...Read more
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