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Day: October 1, 2020

Best and Worst Foods for Lung Health

Why Food Matters A healthy, well-balanced diet goes a long way to keep your body strong, including your lungs. In general, aim for a variety of foods from each food group to keep your lungs happy. (Hint: More plants and fewer processed foods are better for just about everyone.) To keep your lungs in tiptop shape, here are some examples of foods to enjoy and avoid or limit — along with not smoking and other lung-friendly habits. Good: High-Fiber Foods What do raspberries, peas, lentils, and black beans have in… Read more Best and Worst Foods for Lung Health

Surprising Uses for Cornstarch

Good For Cooking — And Much More Chances are you reach for your box of cornstarch when you want to thicken sauces and puddings or coat meat for a stir-fry. But this starch, milled from corn, has dozens of uses beyond the kitchen. It’s a staple in industries that make paper, adhesives, and coatings. Scientists are even turning it into products for pest control. But you don’t have to ace Chem 101 to put cornstarch to work for you. Take the Sizzle out of Sunburn Dab sunburned spots with a… Read more Surprising Uses for Cornstarch