Despite all the chatter about how important oxygen is (and it is), every day we breathe in far more nitrogen. Earth's atmosphere is composed of 78% of the stuff compared to 21% oxygen. We know that the first photosynthesizing bacteria and later, plants, bulked up the air with O2, but where did all that N come from? Beer of course!
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Earth's nitrogen, like all the goodies that ...
January 28, 2015 - 4:54pm
Have you every wondered why black beans have become so popular in the United States in recent years? They've long been a staple in our south-of-the-border neighbor, Mexico, where they're called frijoles negros.
Now, Americans have discovered that black beans not only are uniquely delicious but nutritious as well.
Few foods have as solid a nutritional profile as black beans. They are loaded wi...
February 08, 2013 - 2:31pm