Tag Archives: lemons

When Life Gives You Lemons

…Make Lemonade Besides being summer’s most refreshing drink, lemons have an interesting history. Sailors on long sea journeys often developed scurvy, which results from a vitamin C deficiency. When the sailors consumed lemons and limes they’d stay healthy. English sailors earned the nickname “limey” from eating citrus on the high sea. Not only are lemons high in C, but potassium and […]

Surprising Remedies for Morning Sickness

Between sixty and eighty percent women suffer from nausea and vomiting during pregnancy, which is called morning sickness. Although the nausea is more common in the morning, it can strike at any time of the day and night. It can begin in the first month of pregnancy and last until the 14th or 16th week. […]

Fun Food Quiz

Just for fun, let’s take a little food quiz. How many questions can you answer correctly? TRUE or FALSE: 1) Lemons contain more sugar than strawberries. 2) Rinsing eggs before cracking them removes bacteria. 3) Frozen food stays good for as long as it’s kept in the freezer. 4) You’re more likely to be hungry […]