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Lunchtime Saving: Bring Your Own Lunch And Count The Savings.

We don’t always put as much thought into our lunch as we should. The temptation to go out and simply buy some pre-packed sandwiches in some store’s ever-attractive meal deal, or even visit a fast food restaurant on our lunch break can be overwhelming. Many people like to get out purchasing their lunch merely as a means of getting out of the office, but just because you want to take in some fresh air and a change of environment does not mean you need to splash the cash you can ill afford. Preparing your own lunch can save significant amounts of money in the long run. When you consider how much money is spent on one lunch when eating out and compare it to preparing a lunch to bring in from home, the benefits are obvious; it is even possible to prepare a week’s worth of lunch from the budget of one day eating out. Read More »

Harmful Consequences Of Everyday Addictive Foods.

The majority of people are interested in at least one thing with a stimulant effect. That interest can become an addiction over time. Some of the most common of these products are canned energy drinks, many soft drinks, betel nut and leaf, tobacco, mahaung (Chinese compound that's like ephedrine), alcohol, and coffee. We'll go over a number of the reasons that these products should not be used but to understand the situation fully, we need to consider why people are so interested in them to start. Read More »

5 Green Vegetables That Will Save Your Life.

Eating green vegetables and other nutrient-dense green foods such as spirulina, wheat grass, blue green algae, sea vegetables and seaweed (a.k.a. “superfoods”) can give us large amounts of the vitamins and minerals we need to stay healthy and strong. Chlorophyll, which we learned in grade school science class is what gives plants their green color, also happens to be quite similar in molecular structure to human blood. Isn’t that amazing? The same pigment oxygenating the plants in your yard can also help oxygenate your blood. But first, you have to get that green goodness into your body. Read More »

Common Mistakes In Food Storage: Common Food Storage Mistakes.

Do you remember when Y2K was just around the corner and had many people worried about how our lives might be affected? More recently, many watched to see what the end of the year 2012 would bring. You might not be a doomsayer awaiting the Apocalypse, but that doesn’t mean you can’t benefit from having food storage. Many people have found that keeping and using food storage has been money-saving and even life-saving in times of job loss, natural disasters or other real life events. However, before you run out and buy several 50 pound bags of wheat, consider some of these common food storage mistakes. Read More »

The Wine Guide-Brands, Flavors, and the Best Foods to Go with Them

If you’re new to the world of wine, you may feel like a lost needle in a haystack. There are so many different brands and flavors of wine, and you may not even know where to begin when it comes to consuming or purchasing wine. Although wine can be overwhelming at first, you can easily learn the basic facts to help you start to understand it all. Read More »

Pumpkin Recipes:Coconut cream;Whole baked;Caramelized Onions;Risotto.

In the autumn season, pumpkins can be found everywhere. Fall and winter are the harvesting seasons for pumpkins - another good reason why pumpkins are popular culinary choice for these seasons. Pumpkins are available in all shapes, colors and sizes, from the miniature to the gigantic sweet sugar pumpkins. The pumpkin is a member of the gourd family, which also includes muskmelon, watermelon and squash. Its orange flesh has a mild, sweet flavor which can be used in side dishes and desserts. Usually, most people associate pumpkin recipes with pie or Halloween decorations, but the truth is that this versatile vegetable can be used in many delicious desserts, breads, muffins, soups, stews and side dishes. Besides having a rich flavour, pumpkins are also highly nutritious. They are an excellent source for beta-carotene, which is converted to vitamin A in the body - an essential vitamin that is hard to find in fruits and vegetables. One cup of pumpkin is supplies the daily requirement of vitamin A. Read More »

Vegetable Lasagna Recipe: Ingredients, Bejamelle sauce, Vegetables.

Lasagna is a typical Italian dish that has broken barriers and borders, crossed the Oceans and become one of the most beloved dishes ever. With its many variations all around the world, it is difficult to remember how and where it really originated. Read More »

Excessive Caffeine ? Both Negative and Positive Health Side Effects.

Warning; excessive caffeine consumption is affecting your body negatively! Things like the jitters and insomnia are pretty commonly known when talking about excessive caffeine consumption, but there are some other side effects that you might be less familiar with. Caffeine has seriously negative side effects! (But also positive ones, too!)The way caffeine works is by blocking adenosine. If you haven’t heard of adenosine, don’t worry. The only thing you have to know about it is that it’s the chemical that tells your body when it’s tired and it needs rest. By blocking it, caffeine gives you that familiar burst of energy for up to a couple of hours after drinking it. However, blocking adenosine long-term is not good. It can lead to some pretty bad side effects Read More »

Choosing Wedding Reception Food and Beverages: Tips and Advice.

One of the main parts during a wedding reception is food and drink and it is essential for one to get this right for you. The most memorable part of the wedding day for the guests will be food and drink and having a menu that is well thought of and food that is well cooked will greatly improve their memories of your big day. The reception style and formality will reflect the kind of meal you may have ranging from a complete sit down meal up to a casual buffet style meal. A good number of hotels have wedding packages ready with menu samples for one to choose from. However, if you need a caterer, then you have to consider your own budget and discuss with the caterer the menu they may create for the budget. It is advisable to test the menu prior to the big day in order to be sure that the food is cooked to your taste and to a high standard. Read More »

Allergy Testing: How To Identify a Food Allergy and How to Avoid Them.

Allergy testing can be done through a number of methods. This may include skin prick tests, blood tests, patch tests and through keeping a symptom diary. Read More »

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