Categotry Archives: Food Health

Mean Green: Wasabi Root | SAVEUR

From SAVEUR Issue #166
Looking down at the spicy paste that came with my sushi takeout, I marvel that I spent most of my life thinking this mixture of horseradish and green food coloring was wasabi. I only recently had my first taste of the real thing—a zesty perennial called Wasabia japonica rarely grown outside of Japan—at Markus Mead and Jennifer Bloeser’s Oregon coast farm.

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Get Omega-3s and Other Nutrients from Wild Edible Plants

Get Omega-3s and Other Nutrients from Wild Edible Plants. First, let’s take a look at the rock star of wild edibles: purslane—from the Purslane family, of course. Purslane, or Portulaca oleracea (also called duckweed, fatweed, pigweed, pusley, verdolaga, ma chi xian in Chinese, munyeroo, or wild portulaca) is the omega-3 powerhouse of the vegetation kingdom, and there’s a high probability it’s growing in your… (more…)

Corn insecticide linked to great die-off of beneficial honeybees

  Corn insecticide linked to great die-off of beneficial honeybees.

FDA finally admits chicken meat contains cancer-causing arsenic but keep eating it, yo!

FDA finally admits chicken meat contains cancer-causing arsenic but keep eating it, yo!.