Month: June 2021

Healthy Eating Doesn’t Have to Be Expensive: 10 Cost-Cutting Tips

Many people believe that you have to spend lots of money to eat healthy. However, that doesn’t have to be the case.

On the contrary, the cost of not-so-healthy fast food, convenience meals, and snacks can stack up pretty quickly and become very expensive over time.

In my personal experience, I’ve also found that eating healthy can actually save money in the long run, especially if you stick to a few key principles when shopping for, selecting, and preparing your food.

Here are 14 simple tips that can help you save money while eating healthy.

Seasonal fruits and vegetables are

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Junk food diet can lead to dangerous driving

A JUNK food diet may increase the risk of dangerous driving among truck/lorry drivers by boosting fatigue, which is often a key factor in vehicle collisions, suggests research published online in the journal Occupational & Environmental Medicine.

Some 1.35 million people die in road traffic collisions every year, with professional drivers at greater risk because of the time they spend behind the wheel.

There are several known contributory factors, among which gender, age, experience, driving skills and attitudes seem to be important, note the researchers.

But lifestyle may also be a factor, particularly as long distance driving often involves sleep

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Mango’s Returns With Mexican Food

Mango’s, the popular midtown nightclub known for its monthly Drag Queen Bingo, is bringing back food service this Saturday, June 26, with a new restaurant concept.

The restaurant space next door to the nightclub will reopen under the name Mango’s Featuring Luis Jr.’s Mexican Food. The space, formerly known as Mango’s Burger Bar, stopped serving food during the pandemic.

Luis Leyva Jr., whose father opened Luis’s Mexican Food on Alhambra Boulevard in 1965, will serve as the executive chef. Retired since closing Luis’s a couple of years ago, Leyva Jr. was itching to get back in the kitchen.


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This San Antonio Cake Artist Creates Edible Masterpieces

Growing up in Bandera with his mom, San Antonio cake artist Brett Siebern was always looking for creative outlets, painting, drawing and sculpting in his free time. “I always took as many art classes as I could going through school,” he says. “Something that’s always been in the back of my mind is wanting to create.”

He moved to San Antonio in 2006 following high school and took a position at Michaels, which he quickly found he hated. Remembering the hours they spent watching shows like Ace of Cakes, Siebern’s mom suggested he channel his creativity into baking rather than

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‘I need a drink’ after Republican talks, says officer beaten in Capitol attack | US Capitol attack

A Washington police officer who suffered a heart attack and a brain injury after being beaten by Trump supporters during the deadly Capitol attack emerged from meeting the House Republican leader, Kevin McCarthy, on Friday to tell reporters: “I need a drink.”

“This experience for me is not something that I enjoy doing,” Michael Fanone said. “I don’t want to be up here on Capitol Hill. I want to be with my daughters.”

Ten Republicans in the House voted to impeach Donald Trump for inciting the attack on 6 January. But Trump was acquitted in the Senate

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Brave New Food challenges disruptive start-ups in quest for healthy future food

24 Jun 2021 — Brave New Food has launched the search for “healthy food solutions,” for its innovation acceleration platform which includes several F&B key players like FrieslandCampina, Bonduelle and the Kraft Heinz Company. 

Brave New Food says it’s now “even more interesting” for start-ups and scale-ups to pitch in the quest for healthy food of the future. 

More than 200 start-ups and scale-ups from primarily European countries participated in the first open call, which was all about sustainability. Eighty-seven of these were invited, and after 130 one-on-one interviews, more than 70 follow-ups took place. 

And now,

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Celebrities dissing junk food can go a long way

Packaged beverages are indeed junk — empty calories which provide sugar without nutrition — and are today indicted for obesity across the globe. So are many other ultra-processed packaged foods such as chocolates, chips and savoury snacks that are high in fat, sugar and / or salt.

These products are widely advertised — and such sponsorships are only one way of doing it. There is ample evidence that suggests advertisements greatly influence the purchase and consumption behaviour of people, especially children who are highly impressionable. Research aside, there is one very good reason to believe advertising works — food companies

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12 things you didn’t know about the World Food Programme – World

Facts and figures about the 2020 Peace Nobel Laureate

26 June 2021, Paul Anthem, Simona Beltrami and Mert Er

WFP is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, assisting more than 100 million people in over 80 countries.

Each day we have up to 5,600 trucks, 30 ships and 100 planes on the move, delivering food and other assistance in some of the most remote and challenging parts of the world.

WFP is the frontline agency responding to emergencies caused by conflict, climate shocks, pandemics and other disasters. We are tackling ongoing emergencies in 17 countries or regions

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Best TikTok Oreo Mug Cake Recipe

Sometimes eating a pre-made dessert just doesn’t fill the void your sweet tooth is aching for. So why not try our favorite quick, yet gourmet, dessert obsession: Oreo Mug Cake? We all know Oreos are a staple in every American household, and this crazy easy Oreo-themed mug cake puts them to use in the most genius way.

Related: Best Vegan Mug Cakes

While Oreos are usually enjoyed with a glass of milk, or in cookies ‘n cream ice cream, Oreos in a single serving cake sounds pretty perfect to me. Foolproof recipes for single-serving desserts are hard to come

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Dessert in a dash | Hill Country Culture

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