13 Surprising Uses for Citrus Peels

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You’ve probably heard about all the health benefits of eating citrus fruits – oranges, lemons and grapefruit – including boosting immunity, healthy skin, decreasing risk of heart disease, cancer, anemia and even kidney stones. But did you know that the peels of citrus fruit also have a ton of vitamin C, riboflavin, B6, calcium, magnesium, fiber and potassium, as well as anti-inflammatory flavonoids? I’m not suggesting you go and make a meal of citrus peels – they’re bitter and difficult to digest – but there are other creative ways to use them in cooking and around the house to make use of their nutritional profile, save money, and limit your food waste.

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Films About Food And Its Impact

In the spirit of last month’s Golden Globes, Oscars, Spirit awards, and the awards season in general, we thought we would look at some food and nutrition related films. There are many debates and politics around how the food we eat impacts our bodies as well as the environment, and each of these movies presents their own view while also providing some entertainment value. So if you’re interested in what all the hullabaloo is about, check these out and enjoy!

Super Size Me
This is original gross-out food movie. Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock eats only McDonalds for an entire month and examines the health impacts of doing this.Super_Size_Me_Poster

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