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Thursday: February 4, 2010

Fifty brain facts that you may not have previously known about.Fifty brain facts that you may not have previously known about.

One study looked at students in New York and showed that those who ate lunches that did not include artificial flavors, preservatives, and dyes did 14% better on IQ tests than the students who ate lunches with these additives.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 7:00 AM | Tags (9) | brain | facts | educatotion | additives | food | nutrition | bilingual | development | learning |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 61 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: November 19, 2009

A list of eleven of the worst pop culture cereal tie-ins ever.A list of eleven of the worst pop culture cereal tie-ins ever.

I have vivid memories eating the Nintendo cereal whilst watching the Super Mario Brothers Super Show (as I'm sure you do as well). I shutter to think at what the actual  Nutritional Facts would have read like.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Pop Culture @ 7:00 AM | Tags (9) | 11points | cereal | mrt | nintendo | nostalgic | nutritional | popculture | sugar | tie-ins |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 45 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 9, 2009

Unsuccessful breakfast cereals through the wholesome eye of Photoshop.Unsuccessful breakfast cereals through the wholesome eye of Photoshop.

Yes, Pickle Flakes are part of this breakfast although you might want to check the nutritional facts before pouring yourself a bowl. Yum.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 7:42 AM | Tags (8) | breakfast | cereals | photoshop | manipulation | worth1000 | unsuccessful | wholesome | nutrition |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 23 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 29, 2009

Yes, eating more black pepper will increase your food's nutritional value.Yes, eating more black pepper will increase your food's nutritional value.

The piperine in it increases the bioavailability of many substances through a bunch of cool processes, which results in more nutrients reaching your cells. 

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Food @ 7:52 AM | Tags (7) | food | health | nutrients | nutrition | pepper | piperine | substances |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 10, 2009

Reducing daily salt intake could theoretically save the country billions of dollars.Reducing daily salt intake could theoretically save the country billions of dollars.

There would be fewer cases of high blood pressure thus shaving the costs of related healthcare associated with treating it. Those associated costs are currently about $18 billion.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 12:16 PM | Tags (7) | costs | health | nutrition | reduction | salt | savings | usa |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 10, 2009

A handy list of the healthiest foods on Earth just for you.A handy list of the healthiest foods on Earth just for you.

Mmmm.... beans.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Life @ 2:04 PM | Tags (5) | earth | foods | forbes | healthy | nutrition |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 60 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 6, 2009

Seven summer foods you don't want to miss.Seven summer foods you don't want to miss.

Nothing screams summer like a good eggplant.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in FYI @ 11:03 AM | Tags (6) | food | summer | nutrition | eggplants | fruits | veggies |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 18 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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