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Fast Food Salads? Really?

Fast Food Salads? Really?

With the obesity problem in the US growing steadily, fast food outlets have been subject to a lot of criticism for ‘over-sized’ portions, menus full of ‘fatty’ foods and the lack of nutrition guidance to customers. McDonald’s, in a bid to turn things around and champion the fight against obesity launched a set of new […]

How to create delicious Canapés

How to create delicious Canapés

Canapés are generally an instant hit at any party. They might look difficult to create, but they are not. Here are a few tips on how to create delicious canapés: • Choose seasonal produce; use the most basic food items. For instance, you could team up asparagus with melted butter and pepper and salt, served […]

How to keep food safe and bacteria-free

How to keep food safe and bacteria-free

Recent research into public health indicates that the amount of harmful bacteria in our food is up by as much as five fold, compared to 1942. Food safety specialists however say that this does not indicate that the food we consume is unsafe – but that it points towards the advancement of technology which is […]

Is potassium a substitute for salt?

The 2010 Dietary Guidelines recommends less than 2,300mg of salt a day for a healthy adults and 1,500mg for an elderly person as well as for an African-American or a hypertensive person. About half of the American population is hypertensive. However, an average person regardless of the race, age, or gender uses 3,400mg of salt […]

Japanese Ramen

Article written by Tokyo Travelers Guide Ramen appears to be originated in China decades ago and claim to have migrated to Japan around the dawn of 1900s. Until 1950s, it was called Shina Soba meaning Chinese Soba. Today it is known as Ramen. Ramen became more popular during World War II when food became scares. […]

Here’s why you should eat breakfast

Most of us know why we should eat breakfast, but surprisingly very few of us, about 50 percent, regularly eat breakfast. People who eat breakfast more likely to maintain a healthy diet than those of us who skip or simply forget to eat in the morning. Our hectic life style doesn’t help us to regularly […]

Experience Abundance in Bell Rock, Sedona, Arizona

Article by Zhang Xinyue of Golden Touch. Golden Touch is an organization formed by Zhang Xinyue who is an author, teacher and spiritualist. Her group meets each year to learn about connecting to the cosmic energy in the universe. Members also learn how to meditate properly. Golden Touch meets annually so its members can share […]

Feel Right at Home in the San Juan Islands

San Juan Islands are one of the most sought-after destination for tourists from all over the world. These islands boast of mesmerizing beauty that promises to captivate every traveller’s imagination. No matter which ever part of the island you choose to explore, there is a guarantee that your journey would be an unforgettable experience.There’s no […]

Kayaking tour on San Juan Islands

Weather of San Juan Islands usually stays mild all year round. Especially if you plan a visit between June and September you’ll find the warmest weather, with least amount of rain, and ideally the best time for whale watching and kayaking tours. During the summer months it is also the best time to find bioluminescence […]

Whale watching tours at San Juan Islands

The waters surrounding San Juan Island are the best place to witness the sheer beauty of the wild orca whales. During your san juan island travel, you can visit the San Juan Safaris, which are in Friday Harbor. This is the perfect location that can provide you with the thrill of seeing orcas in their […]

Wonderful treats offered at Angelina Tea house

Article submitted by Cécile Zarokian Angelina tearoom is a unique place for enjoying the famous hot chocolate drink and scrumptious Mont Blanc cake, whose recipes have been a well-guarded secret for centuries. The famous “African” hot chocolate is composed mainly of three kinds of African cocoa from Niger, Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire, all of which […]

Israel unveils remains of 5,000-year-old city

Israeli archaeologists on Sunday unveiled the remains of a 5,000-year-old city they said was among the biggest from its era in the region, including fortifications, a ritual temple and a cemetery. Excerpt from:  Israel unveils remains of 5,000-year-old city  Read More →

UPDATE 2-U.S. says Venezuelan plane aggressively shadowed a U.S. military aircraft

The U.S. military on Sunday accused a Venezuelan fighter aircraft of “aggressively” shadowing a U.S Read more from the original source: UPDATE 2-U.S. says Venezuelan plane aggressively shadowed a U.S. military aircraft  Read More →

10 Surprising Moon Facts! (That Were Totally Wrong)

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UK foreign minister Hunt says cannot envisage joining U.S.-led war with Iran

Britain does not expect the United States to request that the United Kingdom joins a war with Iran and London would be unlikely to agree to join such a conflict, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Tuesday. “The U.S. Here is the original: UK foreign minister Hunt says cannot envisage joining U.S.-led war with Iran  Read More →

The Best Travel Mugs to Keep Your Coffee Hot (or Cold)

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