Monday, February 9, 2009

Snow: The Newest Superfood

Before the great thaw begins, save as much snow as you can. Eating it can be good for your kidneys and for arthritis and gallstones, too.
... The latest issue of Psychologies magazine – the women's wellbeing magazine that, according to the tagline, helps you "make sense of your world" – reports that rainwater's "slightly acidic chemistry may assist kidney function and remove toxins, alleviating arthritis and gallstones". It also suggests it can protect us from stomach upsets, citing a University of Western Australia study that found children who drank rainwater were less likely to contract gastroenteritis. Read more

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