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Desalination's leftovers may negatively affect oceans and ecosystems

Desalination's leftovers may negatively affect oceans and ecosystems

Technology
This is an Inside Science story. About 700 million people worldwide lack reliable access to fresh water, a number which might grow due to population growth and climate change. This has pushed many nations to look to new, untapped water sources. One popular solution has been the construction of plants to remove salt from water sources such as seawater. However, new research from the United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health in Canada is warning that a byproduct of these desalination plants -- super-salty, potentially toxic brine -- is being produced in large quantities and that it could pose serious environmental threats. There are now almost 16,000 desalination plants in the world. Although the majority of plants worldwide are located in the Middle East and ...
4 Ways to Use Christmas Leftovers

4 Ways to Use Christmas Leftovers

Health
When all of the presents are unwrapped and all the relatives have returned home, you're left with a kitchen full of leftovers. Put them to good use with these no-fail ways to enjoy your holiday favorites in original, healthy recipes. Ham and Swiss Bread Pudding Can't eat another ham sandwich? Use your leftover smoked ham to add savory flavor to this casserole. And though the recipe calls for Hawaiian bread rolls, you can use French bread or any slightly sweet bread to bring out the salty ham or nutty cheese flavors. Try this recipe: Ham and Swiss Bread Pudding Let's block ads! (Why?) Food - Health.com...
Exactly How Long You Can Save Your Favorite Thanksgiving Leftovers

Exactly How Long You Can Save Your Favorite Thanksgiving Leftovers

Health
Ah, Thanksgiving—the holiday filled with family, warm and fuzzy feelings, football, and food. Lots of food. OK, mostly just food. (Just kidding, Mom.)In all seriousness, a 2013 Harris Interactive poll revealed that food truly does define Thanksgiving for most Americans—and that for 65% of them, eating leftovers is even more important than the meal itself. But if you don't safely store your leftovers, you'll be spending Black Friday hunched over your toilet bowl instead of scouting deals at the mall. Follow the guide below for storing all your favorites from your Thanksgiving feast. (And if you do wind up with food poisoning, here's how to recover.) ...
10 Creative Recipes for Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

10 Creative Recipes for Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

Health
Turkey Tacos Try this recipe: Turkey Tacos These tacos satisfy your Mexican food craving with a twist. Swapping turkey for beef adds lean protein, and will help you fill up without feeling too full. Don’t forget the avocados! Ingredients: Lemon juice, orange juice, ground cumin, hot chili powder, garlic, cilantro, fat-free sour cream, turkey breast, flour tortillas, black beans, salsa, lettuce, 4-cheese Mexican blend cheese, avocado Calories: 434 ...
9 Smart Ways to Use Up Your Leftovers (and Save Lots of Time in the Kitchen)

9 Smart Ways to Use Up Your Leftovers (and Save Lots of Time in the Kitchen)

Health
Leftovers: super-hot right now. It’s a silly sentiment, but an accurate one. Re-using scraps, bits, and bobs of food just keeps cropping up in news. Three years ago, Chef Dan Barber helped launch the wastED movement, encouraging cooks to recycle every stem, leaf, and knob of produce, and every part of animals and fish. Today, a number of new books exhort reusing scraps. Julia Turshen includes recipes for leftover ingredients in her cookbook Now & Again. Author Tamar Adler (An Everlasting Meal; Something Old, Something New) is working on a forthcoming book that will be an A-to-Z encyclopedia about re-using leftovers. Even the cocktail community has gotten in on the game, with Maggie Hoffman’s The One Bottle Cocktail featuring a ...