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Impossible Burger ground ‘meat’ arrives in East Coast grocery stores

Impossible Burger ground ‘meat’ arrives in East Coast grocery stores

Days after the company announced the launch of its ground 'meat' product in Southern California comes Impossible Burger's arrival on the East Coast. The 12oz package of ground plant-based meat alternative is now available to purchase in more than 100 grocery stores in multiple states spanning from New York down to North Carolina.

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Study warns some turmeric spice is deliberately laced with lead

Study warns some turmeric spice is deliberately laced with lead

A new study out of Stanford University has revealed that some spice producers in Bangladesh have been lacing their turmeric products with a chemical that contains lead, a dangerous neurotoxin that can cause debilitating life-long diseases and disorders in people who consume it. The chemical is an industrial yellow pigment called lead chromate that is added to give the turmeric a desirable yellow color.

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Aeropress Go gives coffee-fans the portability they’ve been asking for

Aeropress Go gives coffee-fans the portability they’ve been asking for

For most of us, coffee is not simply a treat but more of a reality of life. There are a variety of ways to make coffee, and one of the more popular methods is by using a french press. Aeropress took the french press idea and turned it on its head, allowing you to press a cup of coffee directly into your mug. Now, the Aeropress is getting a travel version that includes a mug, so you've got all the tools you need to make a fresh cup of coffee wherever you happen to find yourself.

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Eating garlic and onions daily may drastically cut breast cancer risk

Eating garlic and onions daily may drastically cut breast cancer risk

Eating garlic and onions every day may drastically reduce one's risk of developing breast cancer, according to a new study out of the University of Buffalo and the University of Puerto Rico. The researchers focused on women in Puerto Rico, where a condiment called sofrito made primarily of the two aromatics is frequently consumed.

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T-Mobile Burger King Impossible Whoppers need two apps

T-Mobile Burger King Impossible Whoppers need two apps

The folks at T-Mobile USA have a series of partnerships in place that aim to to give "perks" to their "Un-carrier" mobile data customers. Just so long as a person is a part of T-Mobile via a monthly payment for mobile data (for their smartphone, most likely), they'll have access to "T-Mobile Tuesdays" and the "free stuff" therein. This month, being a T-Mobile USA customer means a person may have access to a free no-meat burger from Burger King.

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Many common foods ruin the anti-cancer effect of tomatoes

Many common foods ruin the anti-cancer effect of tomatoes

Researchers with Ohio State University have found that consuming tomato products, such as a red sauce or salsa, with certain foods will neutralize the fruit's anti-cancer effect. Tomatoes contain a number of compounds that may help protect heart health and lower one's risk of developing cancer, but these same compounds may 'disappear' if the tomato product is eaten with a food high in iron.

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LARQ is a $118 water bottle that kills germs

LARQ is a $118 water bottle that kills germs

The LARQ Bottle has a light in it that kills bio-contaminants. With this bottle - and this UV-C LED light - you'll be able to eliminate up to "99.9999% of bio-contaminants" before you take a tip of your favorite basic requirement for human life. According to the folks that make it, The LARQ Bottle is "the world's first self-cleaning water bottle and water purification system."

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Plant-based diets cut pain and inflammation of rheumatoid arthritis

Plant-based diets cut pain and inflammation of rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is a painful autoimmune disease that causes joints to become chronically inflamed. The condition is considered common, impacting thousands of people every year across the United States. Past studies have implicated dairy and other animal products as fueling the condition; a newly published review looks at that research, finding that plant-based diets may be a good choice for sufferers.

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Walmart Delivery Unlimited is about to get a big expansion

Walmart Delivery Unlimited is about to get a big expansion

Earlier in the summer, Walmart rolled out a new subscription service called Delivery Unlimited. This, as you may have already guessed from the name, was a departure from Walmart's standard delivery service that charged customers a per-order fee for delivery, with Delivery Unlimited running $98 per year or $12.95 per month. It seems that initial roll out back in July was a successful one, as Walmart has announced that it will soon begin expanding the service.

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Exercise and low-calorie diets combined have surprising effect on bones

Exercise and low-calorie diets combined have surprising effect on bones

Exercising while eating a low-calorie diet may have a negative effect on bone health, according to a new study out of the University of North Carolina Health Care. Unlike in cases of exercise without calorie restriction, eating fewer calories while exercising was found to cause a substantial increase in the amount of fat in bone marrow, something associated with lowered bone health. The effect was observed in cases of only mild calorie restriction.

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KFC breaks into gaming with a Colonel Sanders dating sim (yes really)

KFC breaks into gaming with a Colonel Sanders dating sim (yes really)

KFC has done a lot of strange things to draw attention to its brand in recent years, but this might be the strangest yet. KFC has revealed that it's breaking into the gaming space by acting as publisher on a dating sim. With KFC at the helm, that means none other than Colonel Sanders will be the object of your affection, though the version of Colonel Sanders that's in this game probably isn't the one you're used to seeing.

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Scientists find a simple way to get kids to eat more vegetables

Scientists find a simple way to get kids to eat more vegetables

Children are notoriously picky eaters and parents may struggle to get them to eat the daily recommended amount of vegetables. This problem is compounded by readily available high-fat, salty, and sweet food products often lacking adequate nutrition, resulting in parents who give up on trying to get their kids to turn to healthier alternatives. Scientists have revealed a method that may change that, however, and it involves exposure to a large variety of vegetables.

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