Fun Fact Friday | Why the Human Body Temperature Is 98.6 Degrees

Scientists have found the reason why our body temperature is 98.6° Fahrenheit (37°C). Apparently it’s the perfect balance, as it’s warm enough to prevent fungal infection but not so hot that we need to eat nonstop to maintain our metabolism.   Scientists have always wondered why advanced mammals are so hot compared to other animals.[…]

Foolproof Ways to Make Vegetables Taste Good

Eating the recommended 1 to 3 cups of vegetables each day can be a challenge. In fact, a 2017 report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found only one in 10 adults meet the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s recommendation.   Many people who don’t get enough say they don’t like the taste[…]

The Shelf Life of Frozen Food

How Long Can Food Be Frozen and Stored in Freezer?   Freezing food is one of the easiest forms of food preservation and although food will safely keep in the freezer indefinitely that doesn’t mean it will retain its quality forever—the flavor and texture will be vastly better if you use the food within the optimal[…]

Seasonal Allergies | Nip Them in the Bud

Relieve seasonal allergies with these tried-and-true techniques.   Spring means flower buds and blooming trees — and if you’re one of the millions of people who have seasonal allergies, it also means sneezing, congestion, a runny nose and other bothersome symptoms. Seasonal allergies — also called hay fever and allergic rhinitis — can make you[…]