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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 […]

Safety tips when traveling for a soccer game in Europe

Soccer fans in Europe are passionate about the game and the team they support. Sometimes, that passion can result in some extreme reactions to both the opposition, their fans, and the authorities, resulting in violence and riots. This is not a common occurrence but happens often enough that it helps to be aware of how […]

How to Successfully Outperform Your Ice Cream Competition One “Scoop” At a Time

Summary: The shark-infested waters of the frozen dessert business model have discouraged numerous investors into opening their own shop. However, taking the right business approach can help you create new opportunities. Running an ice cream business can be a lucrative endeavor if you take the right approach. However, in order to be successful, you’ll need […]

Adopting a Mediterranean Diet for Health

It has been proven that changing the way you eat can transform your life, and for those looking for a great eating regimen to incorporate for better health, adopting the Mediterranean style of diet has been shown to have tremendous benefits. The southern Europeans have typically veered more towards fresh fruits and vegetables, fish, whole […]

Three healthy Ice Creams you can make at home

Written by Gelato Products Store-bought ice cream is definitely a treat, but making your own ice cream can also be a fun experiment. Here are three healthy ice creams that you can make within 15 minutes with only a blender.   Dark chocolate peanut butter swirl (makes 3 cups)– This is a chocolate ice cream […]

Easy and healthy snack ideas

Written by Costbuys We all get the urge to snack every now and then, especially when we are in the middle of work. Snacking itself is not a bad thing; it is what we ended up eating as snacks. Modern snacks available at stores and supermarkets are mostly high-calorie or high-sugar affairs. A simple handful […]

Gallery: 70 Years Of Land Rover

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The Hindenburg: A look back – from first flight to blazing inferno

A look back at the German airship Hindenburg from its construction and life aboard to that horrible night when it burst into flames on May 6, 1937. See the original post:  The Hindenburg: A look back – from first flight to blazing inferno  Read More →

Wildlife-rich lagoon heavily polluted, threatened by building boom

Florida’s Indian River Lagoon is plagued by oxygen-robbing algae and a surface dotted with thousands of dead fish, manatees, birds and other creatures. View original post here: Wildlife-rich lagoon heavily polluted, threatened by building boom  Read More →

Gorgeous World Heritage sites you can visit

From natural wonders to architectural masterpieces, there are more than 1,000 spots on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) list. Talk about travel goals View original post here: Gorgeous World Heritage sites you can visit  Read More →

France's Macron, Le Pen edge further ahead of Fillon, Melenchon in poll

French centrist Emmanuel Macron is set to top the voting in the first round of France’s presidential election ahead of far-right leader Marine Le Pen, and their leads over conservative Francois Fillon and leftist Jean-Luc Melenchon have widened, a poll showed on Monday. The Elabe poll for magazine L’Express showed Macron winning 24 percent of the vote on Sunday, up from 23.5 percent the... [Read more]