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True or False: Vegetarian Proteins

You probably know that a vegetarian diet can still pack in the protein, but how much do you know about specific fruits, vegetables and grains?


Is grass-fed beef better for you?

 Is grass-fed beef better for you?

Is grass-fed beef better to eat than regular beef? Find out at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Do microwaves kill nutrients in food?

 Do microwaves kill nutrients in food?

Microwaves are convenient, but are they too good to be true? Find out if microwaves kill nutrients in food. See more »

Can synthetic foods be labeled 'organic'?

 Can synthetic foods be labeled 'organic'?

Food labels can be tricky to understand. Find out if synthetic food can be labeled as organic at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Tempeh Works

 How Tempeh Works

Tempeh just might the new tofu. Find out how to purchase, cook and store tempeh. See more »

Is homemade kombucha safe to drink?

 Is homemade kombucha safe to drink?

You may think it's miracle health drink, but should you be brewing your own at home? Find out whether the risks outweigh the benefits. See more »

 Whiten Teeth With Strawberries

An alabaster smile is only a strawberry and some baking soda away. Learn more about whiten teeth with strawberries. See more »

45 Homemade Foods You Can Make Yourself (But Never Thought You Could)

 45 Homemade Foods You Can Make Yourself (But Never Thought You Could)

Discover 45 Homemade Foods You Can Make Yourself (But Never Thought You Could). Keep reading to learn Homemade Foods You Can Make Yourself. See more »

 5 Vegan Cheese Options That Pass Cheese-Lover Muster

For anyone going vegan, one of the toughest things to give up can be cheese. It's a double challenge of not only giving up some really tasty and common cheese options, it also means having to experiment with finding cheese-like alternatives, many of which don't even come close to being a suitable replacement. See more »

6 DIY Spice Combinations to Give Home Cooking a Facelift  (Recipes Included)

 6 DIY Spice Combinations to Give Home Cooking a Facelift (Recipes Included)

Discover 6 DIY Spice Combinations to Give Home Cooking a Facelift (Recipes Included). Keep reading to learn new DIY Spice Combinations. See more »

Cook with Cast Iron Instead of Nonstick

 Cook with Cast Iron Instead of Nonstick

We've all seen examples or heard stories about Grandma's cast iron cookware that's been in regular use since the Eisenhower administration or before. Learn more about cooking with cast iron instead of nonstick. See more »