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Find Cooking Healthy Food Exhausting?  10 Ways To Make Healthy Eating Easy

Find Cooking Healthy Food Exhausting? 10 Ways To Make Healthy Eating Easy

Yogurt with some berries and seeds as garnish is an easy and way healthier alternative to ice cream Have you ever wondered why you always end up eating junk or going for unhealthy food options? We might know the answer. One of the main reasons we end up eating unhealthy food is because it is …

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Weird, amusing food facts pack informative book

Weird, amusing food facts pack informative book

You’ll be fascinated, amused and maybe shocked while reading “The Secret History of Food,” Matt Siegel’s information-packed book about the foods we eat, reject or fear. Some call Siegel an armchair Anthony Bourdain, but rather than actual food preparation, his skill is exploring research from historians, nutritionists, scientists and psychologists-and presenting that research for general …

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How This Vegan Lasagna Is Helping Daniella Monet Reconnect with Her Italian Roots

How This Vegan Lasagna Is Helping Daniella Monet Reconnect with Her Italian Roots

For actress Daniella Monet, family is everything. She found fame early in life through various appearances on family-friendly television shows, including Nickelodeon’s victorious where she played Trina Vega, the lead character’s charismatic sister. Monet has also been vegan for 23 years or as she puts it “vegan before it was normal.” Now, the 33-year-old is …

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This Dietitian Is Teaching People to Cook Nutritious African Dishes

This Dietitian Is Teaching People to Cook Nutritious African Dishes

Key Takeaways African cuisines offer a diverse range of grains and leafy grains, but these are often left out of healthy eating suggestions and nutrition studies in the West. As a result, people of African descent are not always given culturally inclusive nutrition advice when seeking tools for disease prevention or recovery. Cordialis Msora-Kasago, a …

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Some Call These Midwestern Foods Gross–Are They Right Or Not?

Over the weekend, I got an email note from a friend who formerly lived here in the Rockford area. In the email, he included a link to a piece about “classic” Midwestern food dishes he found on a website. After pointing out that he himself had lived in the Midwest once upon a time (which …

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Banana Flower: Benefits, Nutrients, and Uses

While it’s far less common than banana fruit, the flower of a particular banana species is edible and considered a delicacy. Preparing banana flower for cooking is a bit like unwrapping a present. You must peel off the outer layers to reveal the edible portion of this beautiful flower, which consists of the florets and …

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Is Plant-Based Meat Healthy? Ingredients and Nutrition Facts

Plant-based meat is having a moment with swaps for everything from burgers to chicken nuggets. Between 2017 and 2019, the plant-based foods market (which includes alternatives for eggs, cheese, milk, and meat) increased by 29 percent in the United States. But are these plant-based meat alternatives actually healthy and healthier than animal meat? Plant-based meats …

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Best French cookbooks for making classic dishes at home

F rance is a culturally and gastronomically-rich country. For centuries, the food from the Hexagon has long been the star of the show with so much variety. Generally inspired by local produce, you’ll find an abundance of patisseries from Paris, mouth-watering crêpes from Brittany served all year round (not just on Shrove Tuesday), and an …

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Dark clouds over the economy, By Dakuku Peterside

Rome is burning, and Emperor Nero and Roman elites are busy revelling in gladiator rendezvous and despicable hocus-pocus with the empire’s future. The leadership in Nigeria is playing Nero, and the Nigerian elites are side-tracked by the macabre dance of preparing for the next elections. Whilst neglecting the harsh truth that millions of Nigerians’ backs …

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Dark clouds over the economy

Rome is burning, and Emperor Nero and Roman elites are busy revelling in gladiator rendezvous and despicable hocus-pocus with the empire’s future. The leadership in Nigeria is playing Nero, and the Nigerian elites are side-tracked by the macabre dance of preparing for the next elections. Whilst neglecting the harsh truth that millions of Nigerians’ backs …

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