Food, Drink & Nutrition

Investigation Reveals Subway Chicken is only About 50% Chicken DNA

Posted by on March 4, 2017 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Investigation Reveals Subway Chicken is only About 50% Chicken DNA

A Marketplace DNA analysis of the chicken, found in Subway’s grilled sandwiches and wraps, found that in the case of 2 popular Subway sandwiches, the strips only contained about 50% chicken DNA.

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Top 12 Superfoods For People Over 50

Top 12 Superfoods For People Over 50

People over 50 need to have a nutritious diet to maintain ailment-free and good health despite the age. An anti-oxidant-rich diet helps enhance the immunity and offers numerous health benefits. Here is a list of the superfoods that are most ideal for people over 50

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9 Nutritional Benefits of Zucchini: Better Digestion, Thyroid, Eye Health & More

Posted by on March 1, 2017 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 2 Comments
9 Nutritional Benefits of Zucchini: Better Digestion, Thyroid, Eye Health & More

Even though most people use zucchini like other vegetables — for example, adding it to savory dishes with herbs and protein sources — botanically speaking, it’s actually a fruit. Zucchini belongs to the species Cucurbita pepo and is related to certain other squashes and pumpkins.

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10 Ways To Stop Household Food Waste

Posted by on February 27, 2017 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 3 Comments
10 Ways To Stop Household Food Waste

According to a report published by the National Resources Defense Council, the average American throws away about 25 percent of food and beverages purchased. For a family of four, the money wasted likely totals between $1,365 and $2,275. This totals to an annual food waste in the US, according to Second Harvest, of over 41 billion pounds, or $43 billion dollars worth of food. Fifteen percent of that includes products that are within their expiration date but are never even opened. According USDA stats, 133 billion pounds of food went uneaten in 2010 alone.

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8 Amazing Benefits of Olive Oil: It’s Good for Your Heart, Brain, Skin, Moods and More

Posted by on February 26, 2017 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
8 Amazing Benefits of Olive Oil: It’s Good for Your Heart, Brain, Skin, Moods and More

Olive oil is mainly made up of mostly monounsaturated fatty acids, the most important of which is called oleic acid. Oleic acid is known to be extremely heart-healthy and capable of fighting free radical damage (or oxidative stress), which has numerous health implications. This is especially true when compared to compounds found in more refined vegetable oils, trans fats or hydrogenated fats. Olive oil a staple of the Mediterranean Diet and has been included in the diets of some of the world’s healthiest, longest-living people for centuries — like those living in the blue zones.

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10 Day Sugar Detox (To Reset Your Mind And Body)

10 Day Sugar Detox (To Reset Your Mind And Body)

Those who consume sugar at disproportionately high levels significantly alter the brain’s mechanisms of pleasure and reward.

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Why You Should Be Eating Swiss Chard – the Ultimate Superfood

Posted by on February 24, 2017 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 7 Comments
Why You Should Be Eating Swiss Chard – the Ultimate Superfood

Swiss Chard is a superfood that is super good for you too! With just 100 grams of Swiss chard will give you more than 300 percent of your daily dose of vitamin K, more than 20 percent of your vitamin C and more than 20 percent of your vitamin A.

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Here’s How Our Clothes Are Polluting Our Food Supply (and What We Can Do About It)

Posted by on February 24, 2017 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Here’s How Our Clothes Are Polluting Our Food Supply (and What We Can Do About It)

What are your clothes made of? Discover the larger harm some synthetic fabrics create.

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Worldwide Studies Show That This Simple Vitamin Supplement Significantly Reduces Mental Disorders

Worldwide Studies Show That This Simple Vitamin Supplement Significantly Reduces Mental Disorders

Do you know what vitamin can greatly improve your mental health on a daily basis? Read this!

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These 16 Restaurants Have The MOST Antibiotics In Their Meat! Avoid Them!

Posted by on February 23, 2017 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
These 16 Restaurants Have The MOST Antibiotics In Their Meat! Avoid Them!

A collaborative new report recently ranked the 25 largest US fast food and causal restaurant chains based on their policies and practices when it comes to antibiotics in their food. For the second year in a row, Panera Bread and Chipotle Mexican Grill were the only two chains to score an A grade. Here’s a list of those that got an F grade…

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This Vegetable Oil You’ve Probably Never Heard of Could Be Your Key to Looking and Feeling Younger

Posted by on February 22, 2017 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
This Vegetable Oil You’ve Probably Never Heard of Could Be Your Key to Looking and Feeling Younger

You can’t find the fountain of youth in any one thing, but combine enough of the right foods and your diet makes you younger! Make sure to include this relatively unknown vegetable oil in your diet.

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IKEA Just Released Free Plans For A Sustainable Garden That Can Feed A Neighborhood

Posted by on February 21, 2017 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
IKEA Just Released Free Plans For A Sustainable Garden That Can Feed A Neighborhood

The Growroom is the brainchild of Space10, based in Denmark. The company writes: “Local food represents a serious alternative to the global food model. It reduces food miles, our pressure on the environment, and educates our children of where food actually comes from. … The challenge is that traditional farming takes up a lot of space and space is a scarce resource in our urban environments. The Growroom …is designed to support our everyday sense of well-being in the cities by creating a small oasis or ‘pause’ architecture in our high paced societal scenery, and enables people to connect with nature as we smell and taste the abundance of herbs and plants.”

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DASH Ranked the Most Well-Balanced Diet 7th Year in a Row. Here’s Why

DASH Ranked the Most Well-Balanced Diet 7th Year in a Row. Here’s Why

The DASH (which stands for dietary approaches to stop hypertension) diet is rated the best overall diet in the U.S. News & World Report annual diet ranking. Developed by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to help people lower high blood pressure without medication, as well as shed a few extra pounds, the diet emphasizes eating whole grains, fruits and vegetables, and low-fat dairy while limiting salt. Thus, it is a diet for everyone who seeks health benefits other than just weight loss.

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6 Big Reasons You Should Stop Eating Sushi (Plus Some Better Options)

6 Big Reasons You Should Stop Eating Sushi (Plus Some Better Options)

Think sushi is a “health food?” Read this and you’ll reconsider!

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Conscious Eating: Learn How To Nourish Your Chakras For Optimal Health And Well-Being

Conscious Eating: Learn How To Nourish Your Chakras For Optimal Health And Well-Being

You control the state of your chakras, whether it’s consciously done or not; therefore, you also have the power to balance your chakras yourself. This can be done through the food you eat, meditation, yoga, self-reflection, nutrition, energetic healing, crystals, or even just by being in a high vibration setting.

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