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Enjoy these cool weather facts that will teach you more about exciting weather and climate related topics such as lightning, snow, record temperatures, tornadoes and tropical cyclones. On the occasion where the Guinea has both small and curl waddle has been told to me to be a cross gender. Home Eating Smart Nutrition It is said that when a guinea hen is angry or upset about something, it may sound like a cock; however, cock never depicts a hen, sounds like too arrogant from the male gender. The women in ancient Rome thought a little differently.

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Native Americans in North America introduced corn to early settlers, and saved them from starvation by trading with them, and taught them how to plant, and cultivate corn using fish for fertilizer. Indians taught the early settlers how to make various corn dishes including corn bread, corn pudding, corn soup, and fried corn cakes. Prior to s, corn yields remained the same. Technological advances starting in the s rapidly improved corn yields.

Farmers today grow five times as much corn as they did in the s — on 20 percent less land. Let me know what fact surprised you. If you enjoyed these facts, let me know. I would love to hear your thoughts. Fascinating right- most people focus on what it takes to grow crops, not the extra benefits from growing them.

Much of their habitat has already been lost. This makes it vitally important to save what is left. This helps them to hold firmly onto the branches and to grip their food. The 2nd and 3rd digits on their hind paws are fused together to form a grooming claw. Nocturnal animals are awake at night and asleep during the day. Koalas, however, sleep for part of the night and also sometimes move about in the daytime.

They often sleep for up to hours each day. Fortunately, this is not correct! Most of their time is spent sleeping because it requires a lot of energy to digest their t oxic, fibrous, low-nutrition diet and sleeping is the best way to conserve energy. This is thought to be an adaptation to keep them warm in the colder southern winters. They visit these same trees regularly. Each Koala has its own home range, which overlaps those of other Koalas.

The size of each home range depends upon a range of factors including the quality of the habitat and the sex, age and social position in the population of the Koala. Consider all that it does for baking, creating a tender cake crumb and ensuring crisp cookies.

Sugar also balances the flavors in healthy foods that might not taste so great on their own. Most health experts suggest that added sugar supply no more than 10 percent of your total calories—about in a 2,calorie diet.

Randy Mayor Good news: A little sugar can go a long way. Adding a wee bit of sugar to balance a too-tart tomato sauce is a good thing; so is a teaspoon of honey on a tart grapefruit half or in plain yogurt.

In this refreshing palate cleansing sorbet, sugar tames the tartness of grapefruit juice. And with just two ingredients, it could not be simpler to prepare. A serving delivers about two-thirds of your RDA for vitamin C, and only calories.

Pink Grapefruit Sorbet made with, yes, real sugar. Advertisement 4 of 18 Photo: Plamen Petkov Myth 2. Eating eggs raises your cholesterol levels. Truth Dietary cholesterol found in eggs has little to do with the amount of cholesterol in your body.

The confusion can be boiled down to semantics: The same word, "cholesterol," is used to describe two different things. Eggs contain relatively small amounts of saturated fat.

One large egg contains about 1. So, cutting eggs out of your diet is a bad idea; they're a rich source of 13 vitamins and minerals. Advertisement 5 of 18 Photo: Eggs of all kinds are fine. Make this Mexican scrambled egg dish for dinner, brunch, or for a hearty breakfast. Leave all the seeds in the jalapeño if you want a spicier kick, adjust the hot pepper sauce to taste, and throw in your favorite ad-ins to create a satisfying meal for four.

Huevos Revueltos Advertisement 6 of 18 Photo: Becky Luigart Stayner Myth 3: All saturated fats raise blood cholesterol. Truth New research shows that some saturated fats don't. All saturated fat is bad. Researchers have long known that there are many kinds of saturated fats, and they are handled differently by the body when consumed. Stearic acid, a type of saturated fat found naturally in cocoa, dairy products, meats, and poultry, as well as palm and coconut oils, does not raise harmful LDL cholesterol but boosts beneficial HDL cholesterol levels.

Advertisement 7 of 18 Photo: Saturated fat may be better than once thought. This is not a license to eat freely of anything containing stearic acid, though, because foods rich in any type of fat tend to be dense in calories, as well. Like all sweets with few other nutrients, though, they are treats—perfectly healthy every once in a while. Plamen Petkov Myth 4: The only heart-friendly alcohol is red wine. Truth Beer, wine, and liquors all confer the same health benefits.

The so-called French Paradox elevated red wine to health-food status when researchers thought it was the antioxidants in the drink that protected the foie gras- and cheese-loving French from heart disease.

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