SUGARY JELLY BEANS: Most everyone is familiar with shellac as a wood-finishing product. It's often used to give furniture, guitars and even AK-47's that special shine. But did you know it is also commonly used as a food additive? Yep, that's why those jelly beans you gorge on every Easter are so shiny. but what exactly is shellac? Are you sure you want to know? Shellac is derived from the excretions of the Kerria lacca insect, most commonly found in the forests of Thailand.
Lemons are ones of the most beneficial fruits on the planet, and due to their countless health benefits and unique flavor and scent, they are added to various recipes. Lemons are excellent for detoxification of the body, but when juiced, the lemon loses many of its nutrients and a great part of the medicinal potential. Continue Reading