The innocuous white substance that is so commonplace in every dinner table and abundantly present in virtually every meal has a far more devastating effect to the health than most people realise. Excessive consumption of sugar is one of the leading causes of a number of serious health conditions as obesity, Type 2 diabetes and cancers. Here are a few helpful facts on sugar and its consumption.
One of the best, and oldest, ways to liven up a dish or a meal is by adding a side-dish or table seasoning made with fermented food. Why fermented food? The benefits outlined by Dr. David Williams are encouraging validations for going on the fermented route: Traditional fermented foods assist in managing the balance of stomach acid production; act as digestive aids that help the body produce acetylcholine, provide benefits to diabetics; assist in inhibiting the growth of pathogenic bacteria in the body.
If you don't mind shelling out extra dollars, here are some tips for the perfect wine present
Eating bugs is not a strange thing in Asian ergonomic landscape. But snacking on crickets and other crawling insects is more popular among Cambodians. In other Asian countries exotic foods are served in specialty restaurants, but in Cambodia, they are peddled in every corner of the country.
Starting your day with a big glass of green juice is a hot health trend, as these emerald blends can give you a big boost of important nutrients.
The Tom and Jerry is from the 1800s, and it’s a hot cocktail that’s good for colder weather.
How possible is crop-growing on Mars? Although the Matt Damon film 'The Martian' based on a novel by Andy Weir is riddled with plotholes and errors scientifically speaking, the fact of growing plants on Mars is actually not far-fetched. NASA scientists, in cooperation with International Potato Center (CIP), will experiment with growing potatoes under simulations of Mars-like conditions.
Americans are drinking at an alarming rate. In 2014, about 30,700 died because of alcohol-related conditions. This includes cirrhosis and alcohol poisoning.
Scientists from University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) are trying to discover the concept of the "internet of food."
The results showed that both the parents and children eating almonds have an increased result for their protein food, seafood, plant proteins and fatty acids, while they ate fewer empty calories.
Eating a moderate amount of almonds every day may enrich the diets of adults and young children, according to a new study.
Afraid to give your family a bug during Christmas dinner because of all the food recalls and health public announcements being posted everywhere? Well, here are a few things to remember for your family to have a clean and safe Christmas Eve lunch or dinner. And it all starts with your fridge.
Have you already planned your Christmas Eve dinner or lunch by making roast turkey, bacon wrapped lamb or chicken wings? And then you suddenly remembered that you have that one certain relative or friend that is vegetarian or vegan?
A recent firm press release from the Food and Drug Administration announced that the Swinomish Fish Company is recalling all salmon bacon catches due to a possible health risk.
Soups are a classic choice for warming up on a cold winter's night. We don't often appreciate its value as summer fare, though. However, there's actually some fantastic soups perfect for the lighter, warmer season.
Most people love an order of fries, but how they enjoy those fries does indeed vary. Whether skinny or thick, spicy or curly or covered in truffle salt or a mix of herbs, it's a sure hit at any dinner table. Even the most classic of fun favorites though can be improved upon and some spots around the country are doing exciting things with their fries!
Rosé wine is made in almost every region in the world, from many different grape varieties. And rose-colored wine is produced in a sweet, dry, sparkling, and even fortified style. Yet the classic style of dry rosé wine from Provence sets the trend that many other wine-producing regions around the world want to emulate.
Dominique Ansel moved from Paris to New York City to work at Daniel Boulud's French flagship Daniel as the executive pastry chef, a position he held for 6 years. Fast forward 15 years later, and Ansel has become a household name after the invention of a certain croissant-donut hybrid, and his namesake bakery has expanded beyond SoHo to include branches around the world.
As if you ever really need an excuse to order a piña colada, today is National Piña Colada Day, so go ahead and order that creamy, sweet, cocktail-meets-dessert libation that is best served on a sunny, tropical beach somewhere exotic.
The cold brisk wind whips through the streets on an early spring evening in Prague. As temperatures hover around freezing, only one dish warms the soul this evening. Upon opening the door to Krčma the smell of comfort greets us like warm blanket-braised meat, baking spices, simmering herbs, and fried potatoes.