Lotus seeds: Why they’re good for you and how to eat them
HONG KONG — Heard of Plant Pops? They’re popped and flavoured lotus seeds, touted as a healthy alternative to popcorn, with less fat, more protein, and fewer calories. It’s probably why they’re a celebrity favourite, too, with actor and producer Priyanka Chopra Jonas, who prefers them as a snack, and Irish chef and food writer Darina Allen, who says they have an addictive crunchiness.
Singapore returns to tighter COVID-19 measures: What's allowed under the new rules?
SINGAPORE: With the recent rise in COVID-19 cases in the community, Singapore has announced tighter measures for about three weeks from Saturday ...
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Why tokusatsu, Power Ranger style shows, became so huge in Indonesia, and the diehard fans who made their own series
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Morning glories and mustard: US investigates unsolicited seed mysteryCHICAGO (REUTERS) - The US Agriculture Department has identified more than a dozen plant species ranging from morning glories to mustard in bags of unsolicited seeds arriving in the mailboxes of thousands of Americans, mostly postmarked from China.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Gum disease linked to double the risk of dementiaPoor oral health has long been associated with heart disease, and now scientists have found failing to brush your teeth could also impact the brain.