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Got Spinach Stuck To Your Teeth?

Ever eat cooked spinach and feel like your teeth have been coated by chalk? According to the May & June 2011 edition of Cook’s Illustrated, oxalic acid in spinach is released when the spinach’s cell walls are ruptured – first by cooking and then by chewing. Tiny calcium oxalate crystals are formed when the released […]

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