News tagged with salad

Understanding emulsions in foods

An emulsion is a mixture of two fluids such as oil and water that is achieved by breaking up the molecules in both substances into very fine, small droplets in order to keep the combination from separating. In the August ...

Aug 20, 2013
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When the fat comes out of food, what goes in?

When fat, sugar and gluten come out of salad dressings, sauces, cookies, beverages, and other foods with the new genre of package labels shouting what's not there, what goes into "light" or "-free" versions of products to ...

Nov 02, 2011
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Scientists pitch in to help keep salad mixes safe to eat

It's no wonder that packaged salad mixes are a produce section favorite. They offer convenience, selection, and quality, and perhaps best of all, they free us from the chore of washing and chopping, slicing, or shredding ...

Jun 14, 2011
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Market lighting affects nutrients

Many people reach toward the back of the fresh-produce shelf to find the freshest salad greens with the latest expiration dates. But a study led by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists may prompt consumers to ...

May 03, 2011
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Revolution with a salad spinner (w/ Video)

A simple salad spinner will save lives this summer, if everything goes as planned by two Rice University undergraduates. The spinner has been turned, so to speak, into a rudimentary centrifuge that medical ...

May 03, 2010
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Smarter lunchrooms lead kids to eat more salad

Providing healthier food choices for our nation's schoolchildren is a hot-button issue in Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign. And a team of researchers from Cornell University have recently identified one simple solution ...

Apr 27, 2010
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New evidence that vinegar may be natural fat-fighter

Researchers in Japan are reporting new evidence that the ordinary vinegar -- a staple in oil-and-vinegar salad dressings, pickles, and other foods -- may live up to its age-old reputation in folk medicine ...

Jun 19, 2009
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