03 Feb '12, 5pm

What’s in a Fast Food Burger? | Care2 Healthy Living

What’s in a Fast Food Burger? | Care2 Healthy Living

Last week, McDonald’s announced that they would stop using ammonia-treated trimmings in their hamburgers. Dubbed “pink slime” by a USDA microbiologist, ammoniated beef is one of many surprises found in fast food burgers. In the Annals of Diagnostic Pathology , anatomic pathologists at the Cleveland Clinic dissected burgers from 8 different fast food chains to see what was inside. Their research paper entitled “Fast food hamburgers: what are we really eating?” is profiled in my NutritionFacts.org video pick for the day:

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/whats-in-a-fast-food-bur...

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Plastic-Eating Fungus Found | Care2 Healthy Living

Plastic-Eating Fungus Found | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 03 Feb '12, 3pm

Researchers from Yale University traveled to Yasuni National Park in Ecuador’s rainforest, one of the most biodiverse plac...

10 Best Puppy Bowl Moments | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 04 Feb '12, 2am

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Burning Wood: Pollution-Reducing Tips | Care2 Healthy Living: This is written by Appalachian Mountain Club scien...

Burning Wood: Pollution-Reducing Tips | Care2 H...

care2.com 03 Feb '12, 6pm

This is written by Appalachian Mountain Club scientist and mom, Georgia Murray and MCAF’s Yvonne Nanasi: I grew up in a Ne...

Adorable Slow Lorises (Video) | Care2 Healthy L...

care2.com 04 Feb '12, 9pm

Sorry to be a witch. But I just sent Customer Support a note reminding them that the slow loris is an endangered species w...

Oscar the Cat: Grim Reaper or Angel of Mercy? | Care2 Healthy Living

Oscar the Cat: Grim Reaper or Angel of Mercy? |...

care2.com 04 Feb '12, 11pm

Oscar, the handsome tortoiseshell cat, has a penchant for predicting death. Some call him a cuter, cuddlier version of the...

Yosemite Time Lapse (Amazing Video) | Care2 Healthy Living

Yosemite Time Lapse (Amazing Video) | Care2 Hea...

care2.com 28 Jan '12, 1am

Megan is an editor and producer for Care2's Healthy Living. Her main priorities are to live simply and build meaningful re...

Fresh! : Kraze Burger at Liang Court

Fresh! : Kraze Burger at Liang Court

food.recentrunes.com 30 Jan '12, 4am

Kraze Burger is a burger (duh!) chain that hails from South Korea. It was brought to my attention by a few friends after a...

25 Ways to Reduce Food-Related Waste

care2.com 08 Feb '12, 1am

Something my mother always did, and now so do I, is use up little bits of condiments by adding them to dressings or meatlo...

10 of the World's Weirdest Spiders | Care2 Healthy Living

10 of the World's Weirdest Spiders | Care2 Heal...

care2.com 05 Feb '12, 1am

By Blythe Copeland, TreeHugger Hate spiders? You’re not alone: These leggy arachnids are some of the most feared creatures...

Writing and Distractions:

Writing and Distractions:

care2.com 04 Feb '12, 5pm

One of my favorite sayings as a writer is “the tyranny of the blank page” and for the earlier part of this day it proved t...

Bird Wakes Up Cat (Video) | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 22 Jan '12, 9pm

Katie is an editorial assistant for Care2′s Healthy Living. She enjoys writing and editing about pets, food and women’s is...

Turtle Plays Football (Video) | Care2 Healthy Living

Turtle Plays Football (Video) | Care2 Healthy L...

care2.com 05 Feb '12, 11pm

Katie is an editorial assistant for Care2′s Healthy Living. She enjoys writing and editing about pets, food and women’s is...

A Missing Key to Building Children’s Self-Esteem | Care2 Healthy Living

A Missing Key to Building Children’s Self-Estee...

care2.com 28 Jan '12, 4pm

by Sylvia Poareo , Co-Editor of Family & Parenting on Allthingshealing.com Author’s Note: In this article, I offer the rem...