The Moldy Foods You Can and Can't Eat


by Lifehacker

When you find a bit of mold on food, it might seem like it’s okay to salvage some of it because the mold doesn’t cover the whole thing. That seems like the logical step, right? It turns out that’s not true for a lot of foods, like bread, because the mold can hide deep in the surface where you can’t see it.

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Business Insider reports:

14 foods you can eat as much of as you want and not gain weight

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The INSIDER Summary:

Certain non-starchy fruits and vegetables won't cause you to gain weight no matter how much of them you eat.

This is because they're mostly made up of water, they're low in calories, and they have fiber which helps keep you full.

Examples include tomatoes, kale, grapefruit, celery, blueberries, broccoli, cantaloupe, cauliflower, and strawberries.

While there's no such thing as a zero-calorie food, there are foods you can enjoy freely without having to...

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The 13 surprising foods you can eat past their use-by dates

In a post for Sheer Luxe Carla Griscti has revealed 13 foods you can safely eat past their use by date, including those that will last for years after, including tinned goods, pickles and alcohol.

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An Oxford University professor explains why the colour of a plate can make you eat less food

Business Insider spoke with Professor Charles Spence, Head of Crossmodal Research Laboratory at Oxford University and author of “Gastrophysics, The New Science of Eating,” about how the colour of a plate can affect how much food we eat. 

He said: "Snack foods - unhealthy stuff on a red plate - you end up eating a little bit less because it's that red colour on a plate where it seems to trigger some sort of danger or avoidance signal.

"What you serve food on turns out to have more of an impact on...