I can't comment specifically on ducks, but I will quote the Official Statement on Bread from the Queen's Swan Marker (who has responsibility for swans in the UK):
There has been a great deal of press coverage in recent months regarding the ‘Ban the Bread’ campaign which is confusing many members of the public who like to feed swans. Supporters of the ...
Sweetened condensed milk is made by evaporating some of the water from milk and adding sugar. So yes it does contain milk as your wikipedia link in your original question stated.
The article that you link to though appears to be a bad translation of what officials are saying. According to The Jakarta Post condensed milk or sweetened condensed milk may no ...
The claims people bring to this site never fail to impress! This is more false than it is true.
Pepsi does not contain HEK-293 cells. HEK cells were used to test different kinds of sweeteners to determine their reaction. To repeat, people who drink Pepsi are not drinking anything that originally came from a human. (sources: Forbes, LifeSiteNews)
The English abstract of Zur Frage der Aminosäureisomerisierung im Mikrowellenfeld Ergebnisse eines Modellversuches mit Standardlösungen [The question of amino acid isomerization in a microwave field Results of experiments with standard solutions] Zeitschrift für Ernährungswissenschaft September 1992, Volume 31, Issue 3, pp 219–224 is:
A summary of recent evidence suggests:
In children with initial low calcium intake, an increase in milk/dairy intake is associated with an increase in bone density.
In adults, milk/dairy consumption is not or only weakly associated with lower risk of bone fractures.
90% of peak bone mineral density (the amount of calcium and phosphorus ...
The documentary film Food, Inc. was released in June 2009. Nicholas Kristof wrote an op-ed in the New York Times about this movie on June 20, 2009. One tidbit he omitted from his draft of the article was the statistic raised in the question, that the number of FDA food safety inspections had fallen from 50,000 in 1972 to 9164 in 2006.
He wrote about why he ...
To address the feeding of ducks:
Ducks Unlimited Canada has this to say:
I’VE HEARD THAT FEEDING DUCKS BREAD IS BAD. WHAT SHOULD I FEED THEM?
DUC does not recommend feeding ducks. It increases the chances of
negative human/wildlife encounters and can make them dependent on
people for food.
The Canadian Wildlife Federation has a similar ...
According to the 2000 book Handbook of Cereal Science and Technology, Second Edition, page 616:
For a box of ready to eat cereal:
Grain cost is $0.09
Other ingredients $0.05
Packaging Cost $0.10
Additionally, Kellogg's is quoted as saying that from 1 bushel of corn 38 12-ounces boxes of cornflakes can be produced.
Current (2/9/2016) corn price is $...
Doctor Potato says you should be eating the skin of the potato because that’s where most of the nutrients come from.
Should I Be Eating The Skin Of The Potato?
Yes. Eat the skin to capture all the natural nutrition of a russet potato. The potato skin has more nutrients than the interior of the potato. It has lots of fiber, about half of a ...
In the absence of any further information, it seems likely that these lambs have recently been given some vaccines or other drugs.
As a result, they will not be fit for human consumption until the levels of those drugs have fallen to within acceptable levels.
See the section headed "Withdrawal periods for drugs" in Sheep Medicines (UK source)
tl;dr- I haven't been able to actual evidence of the claim that consuming bread causes angel wing in ducks, and an expert claims that there isn't any.
Apparently the main claim against feeding ducks bread is that it gives them angel wing. However, I'm not immediately finding any evidence for this on Google; most results appear to be unreferenced political ...
To the best of my knowledge, the paper cited by the BBC is "Vanilloid receptor agonists and antagonists are mitochondrial inhibitors: how vanilloids cause non-vanilloid receptor mediated cell death" (PMID: 17214968 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2006.12.179), which lists Timothy E Bates as an author (the last one, which means he was the primary investigator -- h/t Mad ...
According to their website, Skippy brand peanut butter does not contain trans fat.
Strictly speaking, according to their website, Skippy brand peanut butter contains a negligible amount of trans fat. Per the US FDA,
The Nutrition Facts Label can state 0 g of trans fat if the food product contains less than 0.5 g of trans fat per serving. Thus, if a ...
That article is silly.
For better information see A look at Elvis Presley's insane food habits on the anniversary of his death, which includes a video interview with Elvis's personal cook Mary Jenkins Langston.
The bread roll stuffed with bacon, peanut butter and jelly was 8,000 Calories, not 42,000. It is the infamous Fool's Gold Loaf.
Other sources ...
The article doesn't link to the Mother Jones article that spawned it, but it's here.
The article makes several points:
Consuming dairy has to be done carefully by people who are lactose-intolerant (a condition more common among blacks and Asians than among whites)
Dairy doesn't reduce the incidence of osteoporosis, which blacks are less likely to get.
"Smell" is a sense that is said to be more directly tied to emotional processing in the brain than other senses. But all interpretations of sensory information is subject to subjectivity. And smell is a sense that is easily and quickly dulled. Live in the stink and you get used to it, quickly.
That makes it this a
No. Smell is not objectively measurable as ...
She talks about basal metabolic rate. And the body uses every source of fuel to fulfil this necessity. This includes carbohydrates. They are used for this and they are even the preferred source of energy for that. Ketosis states are only achieved if supply of carbohydrates are too low to meet these requirements.
This looks quite like a simple reversal ...
Q: Does the Idaho Potato Commission associate potato skins with healthy eating?
Yes. The Idaho Potato Commission does this now.
In several postings they are responsible for they this:
Kids Menus - Healthful Tips
Fries are always a kid’s favorite. One suggestion that keeps these on the menu but makes them healthier is to cut the potato portion costs ...
An amino acid was first isolated in 1806, by French chemists Louis Nicolas Vauquelin and Pierre Jean Robiquet
The proteins present in food are all composed of a group of amino-acids. The amino-acids constitute the building blocks for many different chemicals made inside the body: in hormones, enzymes, DNA. encoding, RNA. encoding.... they play vital roles ...
The source of this image is an article in NY Times Magazine, the text of which (about a quarter down the page) is quoted exactly.
Kevin Drum, a blogger for MotherJones, tried to track down the source of this anecdote. He found a tweet by the article's author, Elizabeth Green, saying that she got it from "Threshold Resistance", the memoirs of Alfred Taubman, ...
Yes, the so-called "essential fatty acids" are, indeed, essential" (i.e. required, but unable to be manufactured by the human body.)
The question includes a link to the Wikipedia page for essential fatty acids which defines them (in humans) as : alpha-linolenic acid and linoleic acid.
The same page explains the history of the research into ...
Enteridium lycoperdon, a slime mold, is consumed by certain populations in Mexico and has the common name "caca de luna." Fuligo septica, another slime mold, is also consumed in Mexico.
(More specifically, the second and third quotes in the question are correct. The first quote is supported by secondary literature, but I cannot confirm a primary ...
There is no evidence that the acrylamide produced by browned food causes measurable harm to people
The big worry about browning or burning food is the presence of acrylamide which is produced by the reaction of sugars and amino acids (via the Maillard reaction which also produces many of the attractive flavours of cooked food).
The UK Food Standards ...
Yes. Most adults, worldwide, are lactose-intolerant.
I found many papers explaining this, but perhaps the most convincing that I found is this one:
A worldwide correlation of lactase persistence phenotype and genotypes
First, some background:
The ability of adult humans to digest the milk sugar lactose - lactase persistence - is a dominant Mendelian ...
Yes, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are safe to consume.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Medical Association, World Health Organization, Food and Drug Administration, EU researchers all agree that GMOs are safe to eat.
From the American Medical Association:
Bioengineered foods have been consumed for close to 20 ...
Yes, it is truth. This is well known in rural enviorements, pigs is a clear example of this. The reason are stated in this study by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United nations:
The energy required for muscle activity in the live animal is obtained
from sugars (glycogen) in the muscle. In the healthy and well-rested
animal, the glycogen ...
As well as personal experience from eating onions that were cut not on the same day. From the National Onion Association:
Leftover Onion and Cut Onion
Q: Are cut onions or leftover onions poisonous?
A: When handled properly, cut onions are not poisonous. After being cut, onions can be stored in the refrigerator in a sealed container for up to 7 days.
Notwithstanding the @Legion600 's answer to the implicit question, I just wanted to be clear:
Yes. Condensed milk contains milk
At the very least, Nestle Carnation Milk contains milk, sugar and nothing else. According to their product website:
Sweet and deliciously creamy, Carnation® Condensed Milk is made from all natural ingredients.
Made with ...