WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

Juicing: Vegetables, Fruits, Spices, and More

Juicing has always had health-conscious champions, but as a trend it's on the verge of coming back in a big way. Starbucks recently opened its first juice bar, and juice fasts are surging in popularity. Offerings go well beyond basics like apple and orange juice; spinach, beets, wheat grass, and almost anything else in a garden can yield a glass of "liquid nutrition." We explore the techniques and recipes that get the most from juicing.

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Chinese Dissident Artist Ai Weiwei Restricted To 20-Day U.K. Visa

Ai says he was denied a six-month visa because U.K. officials said he didn't list a criminal conviction in his application. Ai was imprisoned in China, but he notes he was never charged with a crime.
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Humans Aren't The Only Ones To Go Ape Over Diets: Chimps Detox, Too

A group of Ugandan chimps has found a great way to boost their mineral intake and neutralize bitter compounds in their diet: by eating clay.
WAMU 88.5

The Politics Hour - July 31, 2015

Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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Debris Found In The Indian Ocean May Be From Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet

Investigators believe a piece of debris found on the French island of RĂ©union in the Indian Ocean could be from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared in March 2014.

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