Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Understanding Food Date Labels

“Sell by,” “Best by,” and “Use by”—food date labels are not equal, and confusion about them contributes to a large number of Americans throwing out...
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Your Taste Buds Are Aging, Too

You are born with 9,000 taste buds, which work in tandem with your sense of smell as your sense of taste relies primarily on odors....
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Who is Betty Crocker?

American families have trusted the cooking advice of Betty Crocker for nearly a century. Her influence and reach across generations and types of media would...
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Listening with Your Mood

The music you choose to listen to may depend upon what mood you are in. In the past, music held more specific functions, related to...
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The Rhythm of Your Heart

The beat of your heart synchronizes to music. Studies have shown that when people listen to music, their heartbeats will often adapt to the tempo...
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The Mouth Organ Is Number One

The humble harmonica—also known as the mouth organ or the French harp—is the world’s best-selling instrument. First made in the early 19th century in Vienna,...
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Americans Are Invading the UK

A battle is raging in Britain between the natives and the Americans. In this case, the fighting concerns two species of squirrel: the red and the…
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Getting Back to Nature

Nature and good health are closely connected, as we know from scientific studies (as well as our own practice). Evidence suggests that exposure to natural…
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The Odd (Actually, Even) Thing About Corn

Every ear of corn you have ever consumed is made up of an even number of kernel rows. Corn falls in the grass family, and…
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Time to “Age Out Loud”

You probably don’t view aging the same way you did when you were a child, or even as a young adult. That’s because getting older…
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