Category: Eating healthy

kitchen

Could Using Your Microwave Oven Be Making You Sick?

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a public health alert in 2017 because 32 people in 12 different states seemed to have contracted Salmonella from eating raw, frozen, breaded, stuffed, and pre-browned chicken products such as Chicken Cordon Bleu and Chicken Breast Kiev that they had cooked in a microwave oven. The...

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Caffeine-free Sodas

Sodas are increasingly including caffeine in their ingredients. Caffeine has plenty of negative health effects, including bone density loss, moodiness, and can trigger headaches. Obviously, the best choice would be to switch from drinking soda to water and milk, but if you love a good carbonated beverage without the harmful effects of caffeine try one of...

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Find Out What’s Wrong with Nonstick Pans And 5 Wrong Ways You Use Them

Every dishwasher knows the struggle of cleaning utensils and cookware because sometimes or most of the time, cleaning them requires extra effort and double checking. What a relief and convenience it has been since nonstick pan came to the picture! Nonstick pans are very popular and marketable because they offer cooks an easier job and shorter...

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Better Choices at Fast Food Restaurants

While fast food isn’t exactly healthy for you in any context, there are better choices you can make when you need to hit the drive through. This article will compare different foods from several popular fast food restaurants to help you make smarter choices when it comes to eating on the run. McDonald’s McDonald’s has long...

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Behold the Green Bean Casserole

In 2015, the Green Bean Casserole celebrated its 60th Anniversary as one of this country’s favorite holiday dinner side dishes. So from where did this piece of Americana originate? Appropriately enough, from the company that provides products that are dinnertime staples in many American homes — the Campbell Soup Company. The year was 1955, Dorcas Reilly...

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Bake for Now and Later

Do you ever wish that you could have homemade baked goods ready on a moment’s notice? Wouldn’t it be nice to always be prepared for unexpected guests? Baking now and freezing for later is the solution. You’d be amazed how many baked goods, when properly packaged and frozen, can taste fresh months later. Best of all,...

Chocolate

Another Reason to Indulge: Health Benefits of Chocolate

Just in case you needed an excuse, a new study gives us more reason to indulge in chocolate. Previous studies have revealed health benefits associated with eating dark chocolate. The latest study shows that cocoa can reduce the inflammation associated with migraine headaches. At the International Headache Congress meeting in Philadelphia, researchers claimed that cocoa powder...

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Everything You Need to Know About B Vitamins and How to Make Sure You’re Getting Enough of Them

Since you were little, you’ve probably been told about the importance of eating enough vitamins and minerals every day. But do you know what all the essential vitamins and minerals are or why they are important? B vitamins are necessary for several different processes in the body. Read on to learn more about them, why they...