HOW TO: Extend the Shelf Life of Root Vegetables by Storing Them in Sand

September 24, 2013 by  
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A startling amount of food gets wasted by households every year; more than restaurants, grocery stores , and farms combined. Many people are doing their best to be more diligent about their own household waste, and that includes finding new, smart ways to store groceries so they don’t spoil. Using sand to preserve food isn’t a new method by any means, but it’s certainly effective, and can be used a few different ways to extend the shelf life of root veggies and certain firm-fleshed fruit . Read the rest of HOW TO: Extend the Shelf Life of Root Vegetables by Storing Them in Sand Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: apples , artichokes , asparagus , beets , carrots , cold cellar , fridge , parsnips , refrigerator , root cellar , root vegetables , root veggies , roots , sand , sand drawers , sand storage , turnips        

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China to Become World’s Largest Market for Processed Food by 2015

September 24, 2013 by  
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The Western McDiet is taking over China , one sugary snack at a time. Demand for on-the-go, pre-packaged food has skyrocketed as Chinese taste buds turn away from the Chinese staples of rice and vegetables and towards higher-calorie Western snack foods. According to Euromonitor International , the Chinese market for preservative-laden processed foods is set to eclipse American demand by 2015 – and the trend has disturbing implications for the nation’s health. Read the rest of China to Become World’s Largest Market for Processed Food by 2015 Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: china , chinese diet , diabetes epidemic , euromonitor international , junk food , obesity epidemic , packaged foods , western diet , western food        

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Super Thin Solar Panels Crown the Spectacular ‘Green Zero’ Modular Getaway in Italy

September 24, 2013 by  
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