Subway Chicken — 50 Percent Chicken, 50 Percent Filler?

By now you may have heard the shocking news: Subway “chicken” may contain just 50 percent chicken. The rest is filler. As reported by Time magazine: “According to tests performed at Trent University in Canada, the company’s chicken strips and...

Grape Skin Extract The Newest Treatment For Diabetes?

The other day, while I was sipping a coffee and reading up on the news, one headline story struck me: the number of people with diabetes in the U.S. alone has doubled to more than 26 million people over the last 10 years. I immediately regretted putting the extra...

How To Seal Food In Mylar Bags

One of the very first things I learned to do when I started to prep was seal food in Mylar bags. As simple as this sounds, you would not believe the gyrations I went through to make this happen. Holy moly, I used plastic tubing, a FoodSaver vacuum sealer, a yardstick,...

Can Aspartame Make You Blind?

What would readers think about aspartame, the artificial sweetener that’s an ingredient in thousands of products, if you were privy to information regarding its harmful health effects, plus lawsuits, that have been settled out of court with documents sealed under gag...

Protein-Rich Diet Linked To Lower Risk Of Stroke

People with diets higher in protein, especially from fish, may be less likely to have a stroke than those with diets lower in protein, according to a meta-analysis published in the June 11, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy...