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Epi D blog features articles about food related health issues, interesting topics, titbits of information as well as tips and quips. Oh, and a rant here and there.

Articles are of a cautionary nature or highlighting the health benefits of a particular food or ingredient. Others off those topics are in Whatever Else and still others are such that No Comment is necessary.

Who is admin? Well traveled ex-nomad, with a healthy curiosity who cooks and reminds herself frequently that in spite of everything, Life is Grand ...especially while sipping on another espresso.

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Viruses Used to Eat Bacteria in Food

In 2006, the FDA decided that to get rid of one pest, they would use another 'pest' to pester the pest...literally, to eat it.  The main pest, … [Read More...]

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Quick Sport Drink

Why waste your money on expensive sport drinks laden with chemicals?  Make your own quick and easy sport drink using natural ingredients with this … [Read More...]


Spice: Cayenne – More Than Just Zing

Known to most of us as just the ‘red pepper’, the Cayenne pepper plays an important part in diverse cuisines. Culinarily speaking, it is a … [Read More...]