Anti-nutrients might sound scary, but you need them in your diet

These compounds occur naturally in a number of healthy foods, including legumes and whole grains. (foodism360/Unsplash/) Jill Joyce is an assistant professor of Public Health Nutrition at Oklahoma State University. This story originally featured on The Conversation. Maybe you’re trying to eat healthier these days, aiming to get enough of the good stuff and limit […]

Scary insects for Halloween: the bloodthirsty calyptra

The Calyptra pseudobicolor Bänziger is an opportunistic feeder that has fed on the blood of agricultural animals, and even humans. Credit: United States Department of Agriculture Sometimes insects show signs of monster behavior. It’s nothing personal to us humans and let me assure you that this behavior has nothing to do with full moons or […]