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Too Many Food Choices Can Add On The Pounds

Controlling your food intake can be a daunting task, especially if you are a foodie. Although nutrition experts have stated for years that eating a wide variety of foods is key to weight control and staying healthy, a new report suggest that when you narrow your food options, you'll eat fewer...
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It Is Not A Good Idea To Flush Food Scraps Down The Toilet

The world is full of false suggestions and the internet is making those false suggestions more accessible. One of them happens to effect those without a kitchen sink garbage disposal. The idea makes sense that if your toilet can handle human waste, who can't it handle food waste? While that concept...
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Chicken the Is Cause Of The Most Foodborne Illnesses

It's nothing to cluck at but chicken makes people sick more than any other food. The CDC says chicken causes the most outbreak-associated illnesses of any food with more than 5,760 food borne outbreaks between 2009 and 2015, causing 100,939 illnesses, 5,699 hospitalizations and 145 deaths! While...
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Blot Your Burger

Nothing can ruin a lunch faster than that delicious burger dripping all over your shirt! While you may not be able to complete prevent an occasional drip on your dress, you can employ the blot method of assembling your burger or sandwich. Here is how it works. When you stack pickles, tomatoes,...
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Save Time This Summer Using Frozen Vegetables

Summertime means there is an abundance of fresh fruit and vegetables that await your culinary creations. However the two biggest drawbacks are washing and prepping produce and the time-consuming cleanup that inevitably follows. Many chef's time-saving hacks include using frozen veggies, which are...
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Florida Is Full Of Fast Food Restaurants

Traveling this summer you may find you and your family pulling over for a quick bite to eat. Fast food will be easy to find in Alabama as it has the most fast food restaurants in the United States, according to a Datafiniti survey , with over 6 per 10,000 residents. Nebraska comes in number 2 with...
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Why You Shouldn't Encourage Your Kids To Finish Their Plate

While mom and dad know a lot of things, teaching you to eat everything on your plate was probably not the best parenting, according to dieticians. In fact, we should do the opposite. Truth is you want kids to stop eating when they feel full regardless of whether the food is finished or not. Being...
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Keep Cooked Food Safe To Eat At A Cookout

Cooking at home, the general rules is you have about two hours to get the food in your stomach or in the fridge before it begins to go bad. Naturally, that time is shortened when eating outside in the summer heat but it's shorter than most people believe. According to food safety experts,...
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Alexa Can Guide You On How To Properly Cut Food

Do you really know how to cut broccoli or a Kiwi? Perhaps you do but maybe you don't. That's where Amazon's Alexa can help. A new skill called Chop Chop will show you how to chop something you might have questions about and although it is designed for the Echo Show and Echo Spot, which had screens...
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Foods To Help You Sleep

Insomnia is horrible as the harder you try and fall asleep, the more awake you become. So let's turn to certain foods that can help you catch some zzzs. Walnuts, sunflower seeds and tart cherries contain melatonin, the hormone that makes you feel sleepy. Snack on a few of them a couple hours before...
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