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What is preferable for liquid-based foods or very high temperatures?
Asked by Unknown1 Answer(s)Iron and steel are less thermally conductive than Aluminum. They hold their heat better, because the rate of heat transfer to the colder air surrounding the pan is slower. This is a great attribute, and the natural movement of the liquid will distribute heat for you with liquid based techniques and foods such as stews, sauces, braising, steaming, a
Which foods should one avoid while having RA?
Asked by Unknown1 Answer(s)There is no special RA diet for rheumatoid arthritis. One hundred years ago, it was touted that "night-shade" foods, such as tomatoes, would aggravate rheumatoid arthritis. This is no longer accepted as true. There are no specific foods or food groups that should be universally avoided by individuals with rheumatoid arthritis. There is no
What's Wrong with Food Coloring?
Asked by Unknown1 Answer(s)The chemicals used to create color are energetic molecules, many of which are capable of interacting with, and damaging, DNA. Anything that affects DNA can injure the immune system, accelerate aging, and increase the risk of cancer. Some types of this artificial coloring contain a potentially carcinogenic chemical called4-methylimidazole, (4-Mel).
What is the best food to feed my pet?
Asked by Unknown1 Answer(s)There is no best diet, despite all the marketing claims to the contrary. Every pet is unique and the goal is to find the best diet for the individual pet. Expense doesn't necessarily equal quality. There are some inexpensive diets that have years of rigorous scientific testing behind them and some very expensive diets that are lacking in vital
How do you safely reheat cooked food in a microwave oven?
Asked by Unknown1 Answer(s)Follow the following tips:Cover foods with a lid or a microwave-safe plastic wrap to hold in moisture and provide safe, even heating. Turn back a corner for the steam to vent.Heat ready-to-eat foods such as hot dogs, luncheon meats, fully cooked ham, and leftovers until steaming hot.After reheating foods in the microwave
What cookware material is preferable for frying, grilling, and solid foods?
Asked by Unknown1 Answer(s)Surprisingly enough, aluminum is by far the best common material for distributing heat evenly across the surface of your cookware. More so than a traditional stove, SolSource focuses a lot of heat in the center of your cookware, so the good heat distribution of aluminum makes it the best choice for solid foods that are grilled, or cooked with a lit
What are the best brain foods to keep kids sharp?
Asked by Unknown1 Answer(s)As fast as children whiz from classroom to activity to home and back again, their brains are just as rapidly growing and changing. The foods they eat are important for their brain development. Eggs, greek yogurt, greens, nuts and seeds, fish, plums, oatmeal and apples are some of the best foods for child?s brain health.
What are the USDA recommended temperatures for microwaving food safely?
Asked by Unknown1 Answer(s)Place the thermometer in the thickest area of the meat or poultry — not near fat or bone — and check the temperature in the innermost part of the thigh and wing and in the thickest part of the breast of whole poultry. Cooking times may vary because ovens vary in power and efficiency.Cook ground meats to 160 °F as measured
Does the U.S. support the development of international standards for food biotechnology?
Asked by Unknown1 Answer(s)In terms of safety assessment and scientific reviews, the United States supports the work of the CODEX Alimentarius, the international standard setting body for food safety organized under the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO). CODEX committees and specially organized task forces and work
What differentiates healthy food from unhealthy food?
Asked by Unknown1 Answer(s)An orange juice is healthier than coke (processed); however, simply eating an orange is healthier than drinking orange juice which has more sugars. Eating fruit (natural sugar and vitamins) is healthier than eating cookies and/or pastry (processed sugar).