Food & Drink

Health foods – Should I Be Feeding them to my children?

More and more parents know what the inside of a health food store looks like. They know that Soya, wheat, seeds and other health foods are good for you. But can you give these so called “health foods” to your children as well? Furthermore, can you raise a vegetarian child? Yes you can with certain exceptions and precautions. A child that doesn’t get the proper amount of vitamins and minerals, along with a good amount of protein for healthy growth, is considered malnourished which is extremely unhealthy to a child’s development and possibly deadly. So if you plan to raise a child vegetarian, do your research first!!

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The Food You Eat and How it Affects Your Sleep

The most common sleep disorders that people experience range from occasional sleepless nights to situations of ongoing insomnia. Changing your diet is one method that healthcare professionals recommend as a way of dealing with sleeping disorders, because the foods that people eat directly reflects on how well they sleep. The idea of indulging in a late night meal or snack may sound normal and harmless, but it can unfortunately result in an adverse effect on the normal sleeping habit. It is hence imperative that some foods should be eliminated from the regular diet while adding certain diets that aid in peaceful sleep.
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Should We Punish Children for Not Finishing Their Dinner?

At dinner a couple of nights ago, my wife and I wouldn’t let our daughter have dessert because she didn’t finish her dinner?…Is that such a good idea? That’s how it was for me growing up, and I’m sure it was the same way in most other households in the U.S., but that state of mind may just be contributing the growing child obesity problem worldwide – and especially in the U.S where child obesity has reached epidemic proportions.
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Calorie Intake Guide and What it Takes to Burn Those Calories

How many calories do french fries have? And how hard do you have to work to burn those calories off? This cool little guide will show you your calorie intake and outtake of some of the most common types of food and drink. Great resource…

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Adults Fear Diabetes, Yet They Do Nothing to Prevent It?!?

In today’s society where diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases around – mostly due to being overweight or obese – most adults admit to fearing the potentially deadly disease but more often than not, they go on to say that they do nothing to prevent getting the disease in the first place! These findings were recently reported by the American Diabetes Association who commissioned a survey in February and March of this year, which consisted of 2,516 U.S. residents at least 18 years old.overweight_biker at risk of diabetes Read More…

New Diet Craze: I Gross You Out So Much That You Quit Eating Crappy, Disgusting Fast Food!


We’ve all heard the horror stories about gross, nasty things found in the food at some of the most popular fast food joints in the world – fried mice, hair, severed finger in chili, condoms, chemicals, and many more – some are actually myths, but many of them are 100% true! I figured I’d take advantage of these disgusting tales of food filth, and introduce my new “Grossed Out Food Diet”! Ok…So, it’s not a real diet, but at least it may help to persuade you from eating these unhealthy fast food choices next time you get a craving.

These are a list of food horror stories that have either been verified to be true, or at least had a lawsuit filed against the restaurant by the victim, so prepare to be grossed out! Next time you get a craving for some McDonalds, KFC, Taco Bell, or Burger King, just remember this post and proceed with caution! Read More…

What Daily Vitamins or Supplements Should I Be Taking?


What are the recommended vitamins or supplements that you should be taking on a daily basis? It’s a question that many people don’t know the answer to, so I decided that I’d do a little research to figure it out. What I found was really what I expected to find. It all boils down to keeping it simple – in other words, you don’t need to pop 20 different supplements a day to stay healthy. As a matter of fact, that can be extremely unhealthy! Read More…

Potato Products Recalled Due to Risk of Listeria Bacteria

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Northern Star Co. has recently recalled various potato products that may have been contaminated with the listeria bacteria. Listeria can have harmful effects on the elderly, pregnant women, babies, and people with weak immune systems. The bacteria can be cooked out of foods if the internal temperature reaches at least 160-degrees before consuming. Read More…

How Long Can You Store Canned Foods?

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Many people believe that canned foods can be stored for years while remaining fresh and ready to serve, and for the most part that’s true, but it’s not always the case. While it’s true that canned foods have an extremely long shelf life, there is a point when canned goods go bad. Read More…

List of Foods That Will Make You Look and Feel Younger

FYI: This is NOT on the list of healthy foods!!

FYI: This is NOT on the list of healthy foods!!

I came across this post over at, and found it to be very interesting. This list of foods will supposedly keep you looking young and radiant as you inevitably get older (yeah, it happens to all of us!). It also points out foods that can help boost your energy, increase your heart health, improve your skin, and more.  Check out “50 Foods That Can Help You Look and Feel Younger“.

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