Natalie has had LOTS of genetic testing. There’s never been a diagnosis that encompasses more than one or two of her … issues. I remember her old neurologist – back when she had seizures – said he was sure she … Continue reading
My last post referenced the book The Shape Of the Eye by George Estreich. I am enjoying this book so much. I have not been able to read it as I normally read a book, blasting through from start to … Continue reading
I just read this over at Yahoo Health’s “8 ‘Scary’ Food Myths – Busted!” by David Zinczenko “Nutrition “Scare” #8: Eggs are Cholesterol Bombs! Perhaps the biggest nutrition myth is that eggs are bad for your heart, a fact attributed to the cholesterol … Continue reading
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Do you notice when you prepare food how often the instructions say to start with a pan of cold water? Whether it is for boiling pasta, corn, rice, oatmeal, etc. the instructions invariably say to use cold water. I recommend using cold water in my recipes also.
Here is the reason: “All” plumbing pipes can contain lead. It is THOUGHT that HOT water pulls more of the lead from the pipes into the water. Using cold water is THOUGHT to not pull lead from the pipes. However, I use my PUR water filter to avoid the issue altogether. But don’t run hot water through a PUR – it ruins the filter.
So, although it would take less time to boil hot water, use cold, okay?