Food Health

How to tell if chocolate is real or fak

Good chocolate is healthy. How to tell if it is real or fake

In the US alone, chocolate sales top $138 billion a year, and, according to market analysts, is expected to grow to more than $182 billion by 2025. During the month of October alone, Americans spend around $2.6 billion on Halloween candy. When combined with holidays such as Easter, Valentines Day and Christmas, Americans are still …

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Are fruit and vegetable washes safe and effective?

Are fruit and vegetable washes safe and effective?

In an attempt to be safe, many people turn to washing their fruits and vegetables with special products meant especially for that purpose. While not overly expensive, government health officials say it’s not normally necessary to purchase special produce washes in order to get fruits and vegetables clean for consumption. Since it’s obvious not all …

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Why health experts warn against removing the fuzzy bits to consume a moldy food product

Why health experts warn against removing the fuzzy bits to consume a moldy food product

We’ve all eaten mold at some point, or at the very least, tasted it. A small amount, even a visually undetectable amount, is enough to leave a bad taste. What happens if you accidentally swallow a moldy food product? Is eating mold bad for you? The most common place to accidentally ingest mold is on …

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