Tag Archives: Food

Storing and thawing food

Reusing leftovers is a great way to cut costs, but you need to be careful about how you store them and when you eat them. The first rule is to refrigerate promptly, as illness-causing bacteria can start growing within a couple of hours (or sooner in high temperatures). The Western Australian Department of Health provided… Read More »

Heat waves, food insecurity due to climate change may weaken immune systems

Heat waves can reduce the body’s immune response to flu, according to new research in mice at the University of Tokyo. The results have implications for how climate change may affect the future of vaccinations and nutrition. Climate change is predicted to reduce crop yields and nutritional value, as well as widen the ranges of… Read More »