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“Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are.” So said French gastronome Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755–1826), who, when visiting the new

Open Fasting

The practice of voluntarily going without food. It can be undertaken as a religious observance, a sign of mourning, a political protest (hunger

Fava bean

Broad bean or fava (faba) bean (also known as horse bean, field bean, tick bean or Windsor bean) ( Vicia faba L.) is a cool-season legume popular in


Looking like a bulbous celery heart, Florence fennel, or finocchio , is in fact the swollen base of the stem of the plant. It grows best in

Open Fermentation

process by which the living cell is able to obtain energy through the breakdown of glucose and other simple sugar molecules without requiring oxygen.


name for members of the genus Ficus of the family Moraceae ( mulberry family). This large genus contains some 800 species of widely varied tropical

Open Fishing

act of catching fish for consumption or display. Fishing—usually by hand, club, spear, net, and possibly by hook—was known to prehistoric people. It

Open Flax

common name for members of the Linaceae, a family of annual herbs, especially members of the genus Linum, and for the fiber obtained from such plants.

Open Flour

finely ground, usually sifted, meal of grain , such as wheat, rye, corn, rice, or buckwheat. Flour is also made from potatoes, peas, beans, peanuts,


Fluoride is the ionic form of the element fluorine, and there are organic and inorganic compounds containing fluorine which form fluorides. Some of