All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Food’

Chicken Nuggets Are Only 50 Per Cent Meat

  What do you consider meat on a chicken? It usually comes from the thighs, wings or  breasts, right? Do you consider fat, blood vessels, nerves and cartilage to be meat? On September 12th, researchers at the University of Mississippi published in the American  Journal of Medicine, a study titled “The Autopsy of Chicken Nuggets Reads ‘Chicken Little”. In that report, three …

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Kate Upton & Snoop Dogg Are Now Selling Hot Pockets

Good job, Hot Pockets. You’ve hit on everything the internet loves – Kate Upton, microwavable meat pouches, that Biz Markie song, and fantastic “herbs,” which Snoop Dogg knows a thing or two about: Tastes so good Gotta lick your lips Smell my savory garlic but don’t disturb The garden where I grow flavor-fantastic-al herbs …his flavor-fantastical herbs. We’re still talking …

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Kuma’s Corner Burger Infuriates Christians

Does a hamburger topped with a red wine sauce and a communion wafer sound tasty to you? If not, you’re not the only one who finds such a burger unpalatable. After popular Chicago burger joint Kuma’s Corner added the Ghost burger to their menu, many Christians are furious. According to the description of the Ghost burger provided by Kuma’s Corner, …

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Too Many Food Pics Can Ruin Appetites, Shows Study

Though there are many things to brag about over social media, one of the most popular seems to be dinner. Pictures of well-prepared meals grace the Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter feeds of almost anyone with a social media account. However, a new study shows that those same pics could be ruining the enjoyment of those foods for friends and followers. …

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Ice Cream Cone Warehouse Raided Over Rodent Problem

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this weekend announced that U.S. Marshals raided a food storage facility in Waynesboro, Virginia on September 16. The raid was conducted do to FDA inspectors finding “widespread” rodent and insect infestations at the location. Two companies, Gourmet Provisions and Royal Cup, used the premises to store food products. Gourmet Provisions manufacturers ice cream …

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Foursquare Now Lets You Search by Specific Foods in Your Area

Foursquare has just made another small step in their push to challenge Yelp, Google Places, and other local search and discovery apps. Starting today, Foursquare users can now search for specific food items and the app will pull up the various locations in the area where they can be found. “Just type what you’re looking for into Foursquare and we’ll …

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Less Sleep Leads to More Calories, Shows Study

For people with more to do and ever less time to do it in, poor sleep habits and a bad diet are almost an inevitability. Now, a new study has shown that those poor sleep habits might actually be driving people to eat higher-calorie foods. The study, published in the journal Obesity, showed that people who missed one night of …

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Fruits Linked to Lower Diabetes Risk

The common admonishment for children to eat their fruits and vegetables may have more truth behind it than most common food adages. A new study from researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health has partially confirmed the saying, linking fruits to a lowered risk of type 2 diabetes. The study, published in the British Medical Journal, looked at the …

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Dine & Ditcher Shamed on Facebook, Promptly Arrested

In the social media age, it’s probably a bad idea to dine and ditch. Ok, it’s always a bad idea to dine and ditch – because if you dine and ditch, you’re an asshole. But if you plan on dining and ditching, make sure that one of the restaurant’s employees hasn’t managed to snap a photo of you before you …

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Soft Drinks, Problem Children Linked in New Study

Soda is ubiquitous in the U.S. Restaurants, gas stations, and vending machines entice Americans with the inexpensive sugary drinks on a daily, if not hourly, basis. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, (CDC), children and adolescents are particularly fond of soda. Now, a new study by a team of health researchers from Columbia, Vermont, and Harvard …

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Gluten Free? Single? There’s a New Dating Site For You

As far as online dating sites go, you can tackle it one of two ways. Either you can submit to a giant network that uses algorithms to match you with other singles based on a bunch of key personality traits – or you can cut to the chase and go specific. Only want to date Christians? Cool, there’s ChristianMingle. Only …

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‘Gluten-Free’ Defined by FDA For Food Labels

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced a new definition for the use of the term “gluten-free” on food labels. The new definition is meant to provide a consistent meaning for those with gluten allergies and the three million Americans estimated to have celiac disease. “Adherence to a gluten-free diet is the key to treating celiac disease, which …

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