Sunday, August 7, 2011

10 Great Benefits of Drinking Green Tea

There has been much talk recently about the health benefits of green tea.

I’ve researched and discovered some sources about losing weight, diets and obesity. I used many medicines which are completely made up of chemicals. At the end, I turned back to the traditional treatment since I thought that those chemicals damage my liver. During my researches I discovered the benefits of green tea. Please do not confuse green tea with black tea which everyone drinks daily.

Ancient Chinese people knew the benefits of green tea for health. They have always used it for medical purposes. However, in Ancient China, it was used especially against the headaches and depression. Green tea has a great importance in China history. It is produced from the leaves of Camellia Sinensis by some special processes. Unlike black tea, it has little amount of caffeine which causes to insomnia, nausea and frequent urination.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Top 10 Most Tasty Cuisines in the World

international cuisine
10. Lebanese Cuisine

Lebanese CuisineThe Lebanese cuisine is the place where you can taste all the goodness the Middle East has to offer. Foods are generally Mediterranean, high on vegetables, little meat and full of flavors. Perhaps the most famous dish worldwide is the appetizer mezze – a selection of dips, pickles, salads and nibbles with Arabic bread. It also includes an abundance of fruit, fresh fish and seafood and little animal fat. The country is also famous for the Arabic sweets, Tripoli being referred to as the “Sweet Capital” of Lebanon.

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

11 Secret Fast-Food Menu Items

In this post, the magic behind why some fast food servings are GOOD TASTING.
Better get ready!

It is the stuff of fast-food chain legend: a secret menu known only to those insiders brave enough to order outside the listed menu. Tales of "animal-style fries" and Starbucks' secret "short" size abound, but which of these are real and which will merely earn you a quizzical stare from the cashier? Ditch the risk of disappointment and become a fast-food insider with Slashfood's list of some top-secret menu items at well-known restaurants near you. 

4 Most Harmful Ingredients in Packaged Foods

4 Most Harmful Ingredients in Packaged Foods

Most of Americans’ household food budget is spent on processed foods, the majority of which are filled with additives and stripped of nutrients. Discover which common ingredients in the foods you eat pose the greatest risk to your health.

Grab the broccoli with cheese sauce from the freezer, the box of instant rice pilaf from the pantry, or the hot dogs from your fridge and squint at the ingredient list’s fine print. You’ll likely find food additives in every one.

Is this healthy? Compared to the foods our bodies were built to eat, definitely not.

Processed, packaged foods have almost completely taken over the diet of Americans.
Unfortunately, most processed foods are laden with sweeteners, salts, artificial flavors, factory-created fats, colorings, chemicals that alter texture, and preservatives. But the trouble is not just what’s been added, but what’s been taken away. Processed foods are often stripped of nutrients designed by nature to protect your heart, such as soluble fiber, antioxidants, and “good” fats. Combine that with additives, and you have a recipe for disaster.

Mexican Food

Mexican Food

Chile-Lime Chicken
Chile-Lime ChickenChicken is a staple in our family kitchen and this 5-star recipe for Chile-Lime Chicken is one of our favorites. It's super easy to make and even the kiddos love it. Don't forget to check out Mexican Cooking on Facebook to interact with other fans and for Mexican food fun.

Monday, August 1, 2011

9 Ingredients to avoid in processed foods

If you know me at all, you know that I’m an advocate for whole, unprocessed foods. However, many of us inevitably turn to packaged or processed foods when we are short on time. Maybe we grab a frozen dinner or pizza for a quick dinner for our family. Maybe we grab a quick nutrition bar to satiate our hunger until we can sit down for a real meal. Or maybe, we just don’t like to cook. Whether we like it or not, packaged and processed food has become a huge part of our food industry and, as a result, a part of many of our diets.

What Is The Mediterranean Diet?

The Mediterranean Diet is a way of eating based on the traditional foods (and drinks) of the countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea.

46 Smart Uses for Salt

I was thinking a good topic to post, then I thought about the "other beneficial use" of salt in our life, except for it is only used to add favor to our food. :) Then I have searched and come up with this:

South Beach Diet

The followers of southward beach diet organisation can eff a flourishing and harmonious body in a very goldbrick stop of instance.

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Top 10 Food Magazines

Here is the list of Top 10 Food Magazines people used to refer to learn new tips, recipes and information about food.
1. For the very finest in food excellence, Saveur magazine is unparalleled in its deep knowledge of food cultures around the world. Indian, Mexican, Italian, Spanish and good old fashioned English cuisine all get equal attention in this multi award winning publication. Having published issues focussing solely on ‘the beauty of butter’, it is clear to see that Saveur appreciate every taste tantalising element of food and understand it even more.
So bring your gastronomic snobbery to the table and enjoy the best food magazine on the market today.

2.  Jammed with celebrity chef tips and tricks, full feature pull outs, life changing competitions and of course, a bevy of fantastically tasty recipes, the BBC Good Food Magazine is a must have for food lovers and chefs alike. With advice on the latest time saving kitchen gismos, Good Food is not afraid to take cooking into the 21st century and with a monthly feature of all the latest recipes from your favourite TV shows, will have you feeling like a celebrity chef in your own kitchen in no time.

3. As one of the prominent US female magazine publications, Family Circle is devoted to aiding the average mother in providing the best for their family, with food at the centre of it all, but also including everything needed to create your ideal family home. Whether looking for ways to lose weight, creating quick and easy recipes for the family or unwinding with a relaxing story whilst taking a break from the kitchen, Family Circle is a homestead Bible for the average Western family.

4. Delicious is a UK magazine, which makes no apology for their unashamed celebration of the world of food and an aim to be the leading food resource in the UK today. With the Australian sister magazine winning a prestigious magazine of the year award, it is no wonder that celebrity chefs from Jamie Oliver to Nigella Lawson have flocked to offer their guidance and recipes to the thousands of monthly readers. With season conscious advice and recipes galore, Delicious is sure to have you making the most out of your food at any time of the year.

5. With their own apps available on the iPhone and iPad, it should come as no surprise that Food and Wine magazine is one of the most forward thinking food magazines to be found of the shelf of your local newsagent. With praise for having introduced several new food types to the US, the magazine is loaded with originality, whether offering travel tips, the perfect wine pairing for your favourite meal, or providing the latest of mouth watering meal recipes, Food and Wine is a magazine designed for the true food connoisseur.

6. With the sad news that this fantastic magazine will cease its paper publication by the end of the year, it is a great relief that they will continue to provide all of their culinary wisdom on the fantastic website. With a wider look at the changing world of food and the agriculture responsible for bringing great produce to your home, The Food Magazine is packed with objective views on the world of health and nutrition and one of the most thoroughly insightful food magazines available today, in print of online.
7. Taste of home makes the everyday home cook a star, with their particular focus on packing every issue of their magazine with the most exciting and original recipes submitted by the thousands of readers around the US. With a circulation of 3.5 million subscribers, it’s no wonder that they estimate a yearly submission of over 90,000 recipes and with a full back catalogue of magazine publications to be found on their website, this is one magazine sure to have your kitchen smelling like a Michelin star restaurant in no time.

8. With a level of notoriety and success which lead them to launch their own New York Cafe in September 2010, Bon Appetit magazine has a long standing legacy of providing the finest in appetising news from around the world. With articles and features ranging from travel dining tips, the finest wines, recipes and menus, seasonal produce and restaurant reviews, Bon Appetit has every angle covered when it comes to quenching your appetite and pleasing your taste buds.
10. With 9 editions yearly, the Vegetarian Times magazine is a wonderful encyclopaedia of nutritional veggie recipes, invaluable cooking techniques and eco conscious thinking. The first issue was born from the publishing frustrations of devout vegetarian Paul Obis in 1974 and has held onto the same ethos of providing a niche publication for vegetarians around the world since. With a focus on a healthy lifestyle, the Vegetarian Times is not only a great magazine for strict vegetarian eaters, but a fantastic source to anyone looking for a healthier way of life.
10. In a world of celebrity conscious thin tums and trim bums, Weight Watchers magazine is a great resource of dietary, nutritional and above all good eating information, guaranteed to have you salivating whilst keeping an eye on the ever judging scales. Focussing on general female interests and packed with celebrity profiles, this is a food magazine with a difference and thanks to its comforting big brand name, can be trusted to ensure you will be tucking into the best low fat recipes in no time.