Month: June 2022

The Unhealthiest Foods Making Your Sugar Cravings Worse — Eat This Not That

If you’ve ever gone back for a second bowl of ice cream—and felt terrible about it—don’t blame your lack of willpower. Instead, lay the guilt trip on your ancient ancestors. Embedded in humans is an evolutionary instinct to crave high-calorie sweet food. “We are born with a preference for sweets,” says registered dietitian Elizabeth Ward, …

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Grill safely this summer with tips from the pros

The Memorial Day weekend may have officially kicked off the outdoor grilling season, but following basic safety tips and precautions is important no matter what time of the year it is. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reports that over 70% of households own at least one outdoor BBQ grill or smoker. Gas grills contribute …

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Factor’s meals are tasty, nutritious and arrive straight to my door

Factor’s meal delivery service helped me lose weight this year and I’m now convinced it’s the best meal delivery service for me — beyond that, I’ve really come to appreciate these meal delivery kits and how much they can simplify and improve wellness. I’m not proud to admit it, but I can’t really cook. I …

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Cooking Ogbano soup, a Nigerian dish, in step-by-step instructions

History of Ogbono Soup Ogbano soup is a Nigerian dish made with finely ground dryogbonoseeds. Research shows that the seeds were first grown in the Southern Part of Nigeria, and also originated from the same place. According to research by Chris Chinaka and JC Obiefuna, Ogbono is an indigenous forest tree associated with plants classified …

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‘MasterChef’ on Fox features Neenah native Emily Hallock again

Curiosity — not revenge — brought Emily Hallock back to the “MasterChef” kitchen. Though a spoonful of redemption would be nice. If you missed the first episode of season 12, you missed Hallock — a 2008 graduate of Neenah High School and 2012 graduate from Lawrence University — earning her second “MasterChef” apron, the sign …

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MasterChef NZ 2022 recap: Judge Nadia Lim’s tears over shock elimination

Last night saw Vicky and her spam-like ravioli get the boot, and tonight we’re heading straight into another elimination which will leave us with our final 10. The challenge is an invention test, and contestants are tasked with using a collection of ingredients – potatoes/kūmara, carrots, cabbage, watercress and fish – to create a Matariki-inspired …

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Don’t Make These Food Safety Mistakes at Your Summer Barbecue

photo: New Africa (Shutterstock) Cookout season is finally upon us—but with all the fun of cooking and eating outdoors comes additional food safety concerns. You’ve probably eyed a creamy potato salad and intuitively known it’s probably not ideal for it to be sitting out in the sun all day—even though the truth about swimwear may …

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Goodbye supplements! Combining these foods boosts mood, fights disease, and supercharges your health

LONDON — The nutrition supplement industry collects billions of dollars from health-minded individuals who aim to nourish their bodies and specific organs simply through a pill or powder. Experts say everything we need for peak health can be found right in the foods we put on our plates — especially when we combine products. But …

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