Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Devra First Globe Staff July 16, 2018 Recreational marijuana sales were scheduled to start in Massachusetts July 1. Now that’s been pushed back to August. Whenever it does actually happen, one thing is clear: Chefs have been preparing for this moment … [Read more...] about Is stoner food evolving?
Health benefits of spicy food
By Radhika Aggarwal, M.D. Published 10:45 p.m. UTC Aug 6, 2018 Whether you prefer your pad thai mild or blanket your pizza in a flurry of pepper flakes, you’ve probably heard a few claims about the health benefits of spicy foods. In fact, throughout history, foods like cayenne pepper and chili powder have been used to treat everything from toothaches to sore throats … [Read more...] about True or false? Exploring 5 health myths about spicy foods
Tech & Science Chili peppers have long been thought to have health benefits—and now scientists have wrangled those to fight obesity. Scientists from the University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy developed a new anti-obesity drug, called Metabocin, derived from an active component in chili peppers called capsaicin. The team will present its findings at the Society for … [Read more...] about Drug Made from Capsaicin in Chili Peppers Shown to Be Effective At Fighting Obesity
COLUMBUS, Ohio—William Camper searched for jobs for six years after being released from an Ohio prison in 2011. He had spent more than a decade behind bars for selling cocaine while battling his own addiction. Even after he got out, he still felt trapped. He interviewed at McDonald’s and signed up with temp agencies that rarely sent him on assignments. He was … [Read more...] about An Ohio Startup Rebuilds Lives One Piece of Fried Chicken at a Time
Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group CEO Lisa Curtis founded Kuli Kuli in Oakland in 2011, partnering with farmers across Ghana, Haiti, and Nicaragua to bring moringa, a nutrient-dense plant, to the United States. Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group Kuli Kuli sells nutrient-dense moringa in powder form, as well as in drinks and snack bars. Sound The gallery will resume inseconds … [Read more...] about What you should know about moringa, the protein-packed leafy green