Dear EarthTalk: What’s the skinny on fat these days? I saw a major magazine cover image recently that was suggesting fat wasn’t so bad for us after all? — Marcy Bellwether, Taos, NM Going “fat-free” might seem like an effective, safe way to lose weight when considering that fat contains nine calories per gram, […]
An excerpt from Jonathan Balcombe’s Second Nature: The Inner Lives of Animals, shows that bird brains are more developed than we thought.
Calamari pizza, blackened tuna caesar salad, shrimp puttanesca—whatever your seafood craving, the nation’s restaurants are likely to have it. New and exotic seafood combinations are popping up on menus across the country and Americans are getting hooked. According to the National Fisheries Institute, we spend about $50 billion on fish and shellfish a year, consuming […]