From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
Lactic acid is in a range of foods, from cheeses to jellies to carbonated beverages, but what does this preservative do and is it safe?
You’ll find citric acid in a variety of sweet foods like jams, gelatin desserts, candy, and ice cream. Luckily, it’s safe. Here’s some info on how it’s made and where it’s found.
If you’re a coffee drinker, you may be getting plenty of this potent antioxidant – find out why it’s good for you.
What's the Acid-Alkaline Diet and is it right for you?
Looking for an adventurous alternative to the everyday orange? Well, let us introduce you to this beauty: the blood orange.
There are literally hundreds of different carotenoid compounds to be found in orange fruits and vegetables, so it pays to try them all.
Throughout the day you should have a rainbow of colors --- red, yellow, orange, green, blue, purple and white. Each color is rich in specific nutrients that help make a well-balanced diet. In this series we’ll tell you why each color is important and with Halloween around the corner, we thought it was most appropriate to start with orange.
You don’t have to bake ghoulish cupcakes or serve garlicky anti-vampire snacks to throw a good Halloween bash.
This unique variety of oranges has been gaining popularity. But if you want to catch them, get to the market now; they’re only in season for a short time.