Try This Strange Vegetable in Tomato Sauce

Try This Strange Vegetable in Tomato Sauce

Okra (known in other countries as bamia, bindi, ladies’ fingers, or gumbo) is an interesting vegetable. Popular in the south, but rarely seen in the rest of the US, this goo-filled green is considered a delicacy when breaded and deep … Continue reading

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Not a Joke: Pepsi Launches Fat Blocking Soft Drink in Japan

Not a Joke: Pepsi Launches Fat Blocking Soft Drink in Japan

Pepsi is launching a fiber enriched soda in Japan. The active ingredient is dextrin, a soluble fiber that absorbs liquids while traveling through the intestines and helps promote bowel movements. In 2006, a Japanese study showed that rats that consumed … Continue reading

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