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Why You Need to Stop Putting Essential Oils in Food

Why You Need to Stop Putting Essential Oils in Food

Health
Hello! Please stop cooking with essential oils.Yes, normally writers bury the lede in a flurry of clickbait, but this is too important, so let's get to it: Essential oils are pricey, can be dangerous, and are easy to over do without proper instruction. You know what else is expensive? The degree you need to fully understand the dosage, interactions, and potential issues that could arise from improperly dosing your dinner guests. You know what’s not expensive? Dried spices.Now that the deep-seated huns have left to email my boss, I can continue to inform the rest of you why adding drops of medicinal-grade oils to your pasta sauce is just not a great idea.Essential oils used to be relegated to the medicine cabinet. This made sense, as they’re basically "plant concentrate", and, before the di
North Korea: No need for more missile tests

North Korea: No need for more missile tests

World
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has said the country will suspend all missile tests and shut down a nuclear test site, state media say."From April 21, North Korea will stop nuclear tests and launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles," the Korean Central News Agency said, as quoted by South Korea's Yonhap agency.The decision came after a meeting of the ruling Worker's Party of Korea.North Korea has defied international sanctions over its weapons programme.This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version.You can receive Breaking News on a smartphone or tablet via the BBC News App. You can also follow @BBCBreaking on Twitter to get the latest alerts.Let's block ads! (Why?) BBC News - World
New York is investigating cryptocurrency exchanges. What you need to know

New York is investigating cryptocurrency exchanges. What you need to know

Finance
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced on Tuesday that he is investigating at least 13 cryptocurrency exchanges, including the popular platform Coinbase. "Too often, consumers don't have the basic facts they need to assess the fairness, integrity, and security of these trading platforms," Schneiderman said in a statement. Schneiderman said he hopes to make exchanges more accountable and transparent to their clients. Each company will be asked in a letter to supply information on its "operations, internal controls, and safeguards to protect customer assets." The news serves as a reminder that investing in cryptocurrencies is risky not only because they're new and their value is volatile — even the places where you buy them can be suspect. There are at least 190 exchanges in o
The 1 Condiment You Need from Trader Joe's RIGHT NOW

The 1 Condiment You Need from Trader Joe's RIGHT NOW

Health
People of the world, spice up your life. Like many people who try to cook deliciously—while minimizing my intake of too much sat fat, sodium, or anything with coconut oil—acid and heat are two of my favorite flavor profiles. What this amounts to is, unsurprisingly, an almost dogged devotion to hot sauce.Gochujang, neon-green El Yucateca, classic Tabasco, Texas Pete, that weird Fire sauce from Taco Bell (#noshame), I love it all. So, on a recent trip to Trader Joe’s, which we all know is a wonderland for delicious items and ready-meals, I spied a row of small bottles and stopped to inspect them.Put down whatever it is you’re doing (besides reading this), and get thee to a Trader Joe’s and sweep up all of the Yuzu Hot Sauce that you can find. It’s that good. I’m SE