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Mercadona puts the rarest drink on the market on sale for 1.30 euros
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Mercadona puts the rarest drink on the market on sale for 1.30 euros

The vegetable drinks They have become a success for Spanish supermarket chains. This alternative to milk, ideal for people with lactose intolerance or vegans, occupies more and more space on the shelves of establishments, a market niche that Mercadona has not overlooked.Aware of the demand, the Valencian chain has launched a new vegetable drink It is striking because it is not entirely made from a dried fruit or cereal.It's about the hazelnut and rice drink, a curious combination rarely seen among the assortments available in other Spanish establishments.This drink with no added sugar is made up of only six ingredients: water, rice (10%), hazelnuts (3%), stabilizer, aroma and salt. On the pro...
‘El Toba’, the greengrocer accused of abusing 16 children, denies it and attributes it to "disagreements" with parents
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‘El Toba’, the greengrocer accused of abusing 16 children, denies it and attributes it to "disagreements" with parents

The alleged pedophile from the Madrid municipality of Valdeavero, accused of more than a dozen sexual abuse of minors, has denied the greatest during his statement before the judge of Alcalá de Henares who instructs one of the criminal cases, attributing the accusations to "disagreements" with the parents, legal sources have reported.Cristóbal LC, alias 'El Toba' and fruit bowl from this Madrid town, a total of sixteen minors are being investigated for alleged sexual abuse, whose complaints are distributed in different courts in Alcalá de Henares. The lawyer for four of the girls, Juan Manuel Medina, has indicated that the report of the investigated is not supported against the "l...
Phosphates: what they are, what foods are they in and why we should moderate their consumption
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Phosphates: what they are, what foods are they in and why we should moderate their consumption

Phosphates, like many other nutrients, are necessary for the proper functioning of our body. Phosphates in particular are basically made up of phosphorus, an essential element that, among other functions, is part of DNA and helps with the distribution of energy. The problem with phosphates is that they are used by the food industry as an additive in many processed products., which can raise consumption well above what is necessary and become a harmful substance for our body.What are phosphates and in what foods are they found? Phosphates are particles that contain phosphorus, the second most abundant mineral in the human body after calcium. Phosphorus is essential for the proper f...
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We Finally Know How The Biggest Nuts Always Rise to The Top

The problem starts with Brazil nuts. The large edible seeds are a common fixture in mixed nut bags, but they're not to everyone's liking - especially since they get dry and bitter once past the peak of freshness. And to make matters worse, they always rise to the top.  The phenomenon, colloquially known as the Brazil-nut effect, doesn't just affect your otherwise lovely bowl of cashews and peanuts, but has all kinds of implications in materials science. Now, for the first time, scientists have used time-resolved 3D imaging to demonstrate why things like these large nuts inevitably rise to the top.Called granular convection, this effect also arises in other mixtures of solids, such as muesli or cereals with differently-sized pieces. Both scientists and preschoolers alike are well aware tha...