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Best (and Worst) Foods for Digestion

An article by Health.com’s Amanda Gardner points out some of the reasons that those of us who are “approaching maturity” may have tummy troubles. Things like too much fried food and too little exercise. Not that the denizens of the Underground have those issues; no, that’s purely theoretical. Interesting, but not germane.

Then she goes on […]

Saturday Salmagundi for Memorial Weekend

It’s Memorial Day weekend, the official start of summer; a time for reflection and remembrance. Also, a time for food! So stop by those roadside stands and get some vittles, then fire up those grills…

If you’re not sure about grilling, check out this article on how to master your grill. Get prepared […]

Saturday Salmagundi: Food News You Missed

We scour the food news regularly here at the Underground. In an effort to leave no stone untossed, here are some food news bits that didn’t make it into the Follies, but are still important for your amusement entertainment edification.

For some folks, New Year’s Eve wasn’t all it was cracked up to be. A tractor-trailer […]

Got Cancer? Fight Back With Jam and Jelly!

Finally, Some Really Good Food News!

The New Scotsman reported yesterday on some exciting research into cancer and food. Researchers at the Institute of Food Research in Norwich announced that pectin, an essential ingredient in most jams and jellies, is a powerful cancer fighter.

In particular, it produces fragments that attach to galectin-3, a protein […]