Food, Drink & Nutrition
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.
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
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.
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.
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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Do you know what vitamin can greatly improve your mental health on a daily basis? Read this!
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…
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.
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.”
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.
Think sushi is a “health food?” Read this and you’ll reconsider!
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.