Humans Are Gobbling Up Acorns, Driving Squirrels Nuts

The Wall Street Journal 2 weeks ago

SEOUL—Look out, squirrels of the world. It turns out acorns are good for humans, too.

Here in South Korea, the popularity of acorn noodles, jelly and powder has exploded in recent years, after researchers declared the nuts a healthy “superfood” capable of helping people stay trim—and even a potent weapon against diabetes.

In the U.S., where...

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