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Phoenix food and drink festivals return this year. Here’s the lineup

Fall usually means the return of food and drink festivals to metro Phoenix after long, hot Arizona summers. After many events were canceled and postponed over the last 18 months due to the pandemic, this year, the return of food festivals feels monumental.If the thing you missed most during quarantine was milling around a sunny field, sampling bites and sips from different local vendors, this fall should be fun. The coronavirus pandemic is not over, and the delta variant, a highly contagious version of the disease, is spreading in Arizona.These food festivals are outside, which health experts say is safer than dining indoors, though…
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Here’s where to eat and drink

The Melrose District, which stretches along Seventh Avenue from Indian School Road to Camelback Road in Central Phoenix, is chock full of restaurants, bars, diners, cafes and clubs offering something for every time of day. It could be the Valley's next great dining destination. The district welcomes neighbors from the historic houses nearby along with hungry diners from all around the Valley who flock to both the classics, like a popular bar that has been serving the community for more than 35 years, and the buzzy new restaurants moving in.Whether spending the day shopping the district's antique shops or hopping your way through the Phoenix gay…
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Is Mixing Pineapple and Milk Dangerous? Here’s the Evidence

You may have heard rumors on blogs or social media that mixing pineapple and milk can be toxic — or even deadly.On its own, pineapple (Ananas comosus) is a tropical fruit famous for its characteristic sweet but acidic flavor. In fact, it’s the world’s third most popular tropical fruit after bananas and citrus (1).Milk alone is a highly nutritious drink that provides all three macronutrients — fat, protein, and carbs — as well as multiple vitamins and minerals (2).If you’ve ever needed to mix these two ingredients in recipes, the longstanding rumor about combining pineapple and milk may have come…
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Here’s why your food label may look different than it did a year ago

by: Zach Hester, WHNT, Nexstar Media Wire Posted: Jul 26, 2021 / 08:06 PM EDT / Updated: Jul 26, 2021 / 07:43 PM EDT (Getty Images) Editor’s note: This story has been edited to reflect the fact that the program was initiated prior to 2021. (WHNT) — Over the past 18 months, federal authorities have quietly updated the nutrition facts label on packaged foods and drinks. The first such change in 20 years. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the changes are required because of updates in scientific information, new nutrition research, and public input. “The label’s…
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