‘Best Before’ labels scrutinized as food waste concerns grow

‘Best Before’ labels scrutinized as food waste concerns grow

As awareness grows around the world about the problem of food wasteone culprit in particular is drawing scrutiny: “best before” labels. Manufacturers have used the labels for decades to estimate peak freshness. Unlike “use by” labels, which are found on perishable foods like meat and dairy, “best before” labels have nothing to do with safety … Read more

Loretta Lynn, coal miner’s daughter and country queen, dies

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Loretta Lynn, the Kentucky coal miner’s daughter whose frank songs about life and love as a woman in Appalachia pulled her out of poverty and made her a pillar of country music, has died. She was 90. In a statement provided to The Associated Press, Lynn’s family said she died Tuesday … Read more

What Cooking Chicken in NyQuil Actually Does to Your Body

Photo: Rawpixel.com (Shutterstock) The FDA does not want you to cook your chicken in NyQuil. Nobody, in fact, wants to cook their chicken in NyQuil—that’s the whole joke. But the FDA issued a warning about “social media challenges involving medicines” because even shitposts can kill you, if you choose to make shitposts that are dumb … Read more

These six health rules are actually myths, says the doctor

The healthy guidelines you live by might actually be ridiculous myths. Last week, the rule that you need to get in 10,000 steps per day made news when it was reported that the number was actually a Japanese marketing ploy with little scientific basis. It’s hardly the only health fact that’s actually a fiction, said … Read more

Feds: 47 exploited pandemic to steal $250M from food program

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Federal authorities charged 47 people in Minnesota with conspiracy and other counts in what they said Tuesday was the largest fraud scheme yet to take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic by stealing $250 million from a federal program that provides meals to low -income children. Prosecutors say the defendants created companies that … Read more

Triad doctor and economic developer offers principles to success in new book | Local

One of the Triad’s most prolific redevelopers of commercial and health care properties in recent memory, Dr. Lenny Peters, has written a book set to debut in November that shares his tips for success. Dr. Lenny Peters, a native of Kerala, India, is perhaps best known as the head of Bethany Medical, an independent physician … Read more

Jean-Luc Godard, iconic French New Wave director, dies at 91

GENEVA (AP) — Jean-Luc Godard, the iconic “enfant terrible” of the French New Wave who revolutionized popular cinema in 1960 with his first feature, “Breathless,” and stood for years among the film world’s most influential directors, died Tuesday . He was 91. Godard died peacefully and surrounded by loved ones at his home in the … Read more

In New Book, NYTimes Bestselling Author Susan Cain Explores The Value Of Bittersweetness In A World Of Toxic Positivity

Have you ever quietly cried in the bathroom at work while going through a difficult time because you didn’t want to be perceived as being less capable of your job or somehow “less than?” Have you ever felt the need to smile through pain in order to keep up appearances? In her new book, BITTERSWEET: … Read more

Is raw food the key to reversing diabetes?

A raw food diet, as the name suggests, is a diet comprising raw food items – predominantly vegetables, fruits and legumes. According to several studies, consuming such a diet can help reverse diabetes – a metabolic disease that causes high blood sugar. But, is it true? If yes, how? The documentary titled ‘Simply Raw: Reversing … Read more