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Do The Slow Scramble - Eggs are the ultimate comfort food. Said to be the source of life, they are packed with protein, folate and vitamins A, B, D and E. Yet in recent times, the egg has been strung up as the bad guy in our diet, thanks to the high levels of cholest...

The Frozen Facts - There's nothing easier than pulling something out of the freeze and popping it into the oven to quickly feed a hungry family. But food can overstay its welcome in the freezer. To ensure what you take out tastes as good as what you put in, keep ...

You Are What You Eat! - The brain is influenced by the nutrients it derives from the foods we eat. Food compaigners say altered diets could be affecting our minds. Saturated fats has been increasing popular with the boom in ready meals, act to slow down the brai...

Keep Food At Safe Temperatures - Food must be handled and stored properly to prevent bacteria from multiplying to dangerous levels and causing food poisoning. As a general guide, keep hot food hot and cold food cold. This is because bacteria multiply quickly in the danger one ...

Kitchen Tips - Make your life easier around the kitchen with these suggestions - and at the same time, impress friends and relatives with your 'words of wisdom'. Saving EggsDon't throw away egg yolks when a recipe requires only whites, or vice versa. Sav...

Cook Up A Storm - Inspired by famous chefs and their glamorous restaurants to cook your own meals? It's not too late to done an apron and consult those yummy recipe books. Here's how to get started. If all you've got is a kettle to boil water, it's time to go sh...

Japanese Speciality - Kaminabe - Kaminabe is a Japanese Speciality that can become quickly addictive. A creation by a famous chef, Yoshihiko Nishimaya, who often cooked for Emperor Hirohito, it's ideal when the weather turns a little nippy, or when the need for some comfort fa...

The Story Of The Peking - The roast duck starts, well, from the Peking duck itself. Had the emperors before the Yuan dynasty (1206 -1368 AD) not been such fans of hunting and discovered the snowy white duck in the wild, had they not gone on to domesticate this breed, th...

Coffee Buck - A visit to the coffee shop is one of life's few remaining guilt-free pleasures. Or is it? Not at up to 600 calories per coffee, it is not. That's right: a coffee-shop beverage can load you with more calories than a dessert. For example, Starbuc...

Beneficial Bites! Recipe To Try! - Eat your way to better health with these beneficial food products and recipes. Cranberry Smoothie Ingredient: 2 cups orange juice, 1 cup of cranberry juice, ½ cup plain yoghurt, ½ cup ice, 1 banana Method: Combine toget...

You Say Tomato… - The tomato is certainly one of the world's most widely enjoyed and nutritious vegetables, though technically a fruit. A member of the Solanaceae or nightshade family, it is a perennial plant grown as an annual plant (typically at up to 1-3 metr...

Seven Snacks Under 200 Calories - Satisfy your cravings with these foods that are high on flavor and low on calories. Veggie Sticks And Salsa How To Do It: Cut 1 large carrot and 1 stalk celery into long sticks. Serve with 1/2 cup vegetable salsa dip. Fruit Sunda...

Make Time For A Filling Meal - It is easy to overlook your meals when you are tied down with work or busy at home. Learn to schedule regular meals the way you would plan a project, and you will feel healthier and full of energy. Take A BreakBook an appointment in your d...

Truffle-Flavored Dumplings - Ingredients Needed 100g prawn Half a cup of dried porcini mushrooms 150g minced lean pork or chicken 3 shallots, minced 1 Tbs truffle-flavoured oil Pinch of salt 1 tsp light soya sauce ...

Alcohol Alert - Why Some People Have Weak 'Brakes' On Rage Why are some people more inclined to drink rage than others? Psychiatrists said it could be that these individuals are biologically more prone to anger and aggression. That, coupled with alcohol, ...

What Is A Unit Of Alcohol? - To make it easier to keep track of the amount of alcohol consumed, alcohol intake can be measured in units. Each unit of alcohol is roughly equal to 8 grams of alcohol. The following drinks contain one unit of alcohol: 1 Measure Of Spirits...

Wine And Dine - The party is over, but you're left with a glass of white wine which you just couldn't stomach anymore. Oh, and there's also that lousy bottle of red wine which someone had brought but no one cared to touch. What on earth are you supposed to do ...

Tips For The Tiny - With fine dining restaurants serving up ever larger meals composed of ever smaller courses, the lines between canape, appetiser and 'main' course are getting ever more blurry. All the more reason to let your imagination run wild! Miniature...

Shake It Up! - Rope in the kids to make these easy recipes for smoothies and shakes. They're so delicious, you'll forget they're healthy too. Banana Smoothie Ingredients Needed 1 cup low-fat milk 1/3 cup low-fat yoghurt 1 ts...

Dine Smart! - While you wait for your table, browse through the menu. This way, you save time when deciding on what to order. As the maitre d' leads you to your table, glance at what others have on their table. If anything looks interesting, ask...

Dine Smart - These are just a few examples of cross-cultural differences in dining etiquette. It is prudent to try and ascertain some facts about the dining etiquette of any country you plan to visit. Cross-cultural Dining Etiquette Points To Consider ...

Alcohol - Though traditionally considered a depressant, alcohol actually has a wide spectrum of contradictory effects. It may depress or stimulate, tranquilize or agitate. Medically, alcohol was long prescribed as a tonic, a sedative, and a soporific. It...

Facts About Precious Water - Water dissolves and transports other nutrients throughout the body, aiding the processes of digestion, absorption, circulation, and excretion, and also helps regulate body temperature. The body needs to replace 2-1/2 to 3 quarts of water every ...

Choosing The Right Knives - For most cooks, two or three knives are enough: A large to medium-sized Chinese cleaver, a small paring knife and a general cook's knife. Cheap knives are annoying to use and dangerous: the blades are not hard enough to sharpen properly, so you...

Food Labels Take A New Twist - Just when you learned how to decode the fat, calories and fibre content in your favorite products, new terms like whole grain and trans fat started appearing. Here's everything you need to know to grocery shop the healthy way. Until recently, f...

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Culture Club: Probiotics - Live bacteria doesn't sound palatable, but we've got a gut feeling you'll change your mind after reading about its health and skin benefits. Up until five years ago, the word "probiotics" was virtually unheard of, except in cultured d...

Milk Is Best! - It's not just kids who need milk for good health, strong bones and teeth. Milk is for everyone. In recent years, milk has been the subject of zealous debate. Prodairy supporters proclaim it a wonder food, while milk critics are quick to refute....

Be Supplement Savvy - Do you know what supplements can do for you? Or when too much may not be such a good thing? Read on before you pop that pill. A diet rich in nutrients is key to good health. Combining a well-balanced diet with supplements will help you maintain...

Food/Drinks Sites And Resources - This page offer links to food/drinks sites and resources. Omaha Steaks RecipesLearn everything there is to know about finding, buying and cooking up the juiciest, most tender steak you've ever had in your life! There is nothing better than a g...

 

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