Red Wine: The New Midol?

Sticking with the theme of women’s health for the week, today’s post reviews an article that was recently published in the journal, Endocrinology, by a group of researchers in China led by Shih-Min Hsia.  Using a rat model, the group…

Light Drinking During Pregnancy Does Not Impair Socioemotional or Cognitive Abilities of Children

http://www.primehealthchannel.com/ wp-content/uploads/ 2010/12/Fetal-Alcohol-Syndrome-picture.jpg It has been well documented that drinking alcohol heavily during pregnancy can have dangerous consequences to the developing fetus and throughout the life of the child.  These consequences include fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD), which may develop…

Grape Residues or Pomace as a Meat Preservative?

Today’s post looks at the remnants of grape bits that might otherwise be tossed away after pressing, and one possible new use for them. So, wine industry residues:  can they be used as a meat preservative?  (eww?) http://media21.onsugar.com/files/2011/01/04/2/192/1922195/05e4ca2929eb3874_chicktn.larger/i/ Fresh-Chicken-Better-Than-Packaged-Other-Food-News-From-Web.jpg Meat…