Cooking some veggies releases more iron
Cooking certain vegetables increases the amount of iron you can absorb from them, according to research done by food scientists affiliated with Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J. Iron is stored by plants as part of the compound ferritin, which releases the iron when it is heated.
Runners for office
Sebastian Coe, former two-time Olympic gold medalist in the 1,500 meters (1980 and 1984) has been appointed to the British House of Lords. The new Lord Coe had formerly served in elected office to the House of Commons. Among America's running politicians, both George W. Bush and Al Gore have run marathons. Can the time be too far ahead when world leaders solve problems on a long run, the way we do?
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