Month: June 2021

England star Rice vows to drink first-ever beer if Three Lions win Euro 2020

The West Ham star said he’s never had a pint but would give it a try if the Three Lions emerge victorious at the summer tournament

Declan Rice has promised to drink his first-ever beer if England win Euro 2020.

The West Ham star admitted he wasn’t a fan of the beverage but would make an exception were the Three Lions to bring home the trophy. 

Rice, 22, is likely to play a key role in England’s Euros campaign, which kicks off on Sunday against Croatia.

What was said?

“Do you know what, until this day I have

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COVID teaches valuable lessons for encouraging sustainable, healthy eating behaviour

COVID-19 has made the eating behaviour of certain groups in the Dutch population either healthier and more sustainable or the exact opposite. This came to light in a study by Wageningen University & Research for the ministry of agriculture, nature and food quality. The study explored the impact of the coronavirus on food selection behaviour in Dutch people during the pandemic. The majority of people exhibited similar patterns, but it was primarily the young, overweight, and vulnerable who changed how they ate.

The study examined 9 other Dutch studies and 23 European scientific articles on the coronavirus and eating behaviour

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How did we become a nation of junk food junkies?

As is documented through numerous sources, we continue to suffer as a nation from an excessive intake of highly processed foods and reap the negative consequences in terms of our overall health. 

Repetitive behavior that’s difficult to quit and that causes harm — the most accurate definition of addiction — accurately describes what many of us experience when it comes to highly processed foods. In the U.S., the turn towards overeating these foods occurred in the early 1980s, and the subsequent rise in conditions like hypertension, heart disease, cancer and diabetes is linked to it.

An interesting book by the

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Antimicrobial resistance and the food production environment: sources and control options

Fertilisers of faecal origin, irrigation, and water are the most significant sources of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in plant-based food and/or aquaculture. In terrestrial animal production, potential sources are feed, humans, water, air or dust, soil, wildlife, rodents, arthropods, and equipment, says EFSA.

For the first time, EFSA experts have assessed the role of food producing environments in the emergence and spread of AMR. They identified the main sources of AMR bacteria and genes, although current data do not allow quantification of the specific contribution each of them makes to this global problem.

EFSA identified the resistant bacteria and genes of

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Metro Roundup: Homewood cake business opening new storefront in Mountain Brook

A specialty cake baking company is soon getting its first brick-and-mortar location.

Mallory Webb, owner of Daughters Baking, had been baking cakes in the kitchen at Yellow Bicycle Catering Co. in Homewood. This summer, she plans to open a storefront in Mountain Brook Village.

She started baking right before graduating from Samford University in 2013. Then when she got a job at Urban Standard after college, she had more freedom to experiment in the kitchen. She spent time studying the art of baking foods like croissants, puff pastries, pies and more. When she landed on cakes, she found something she

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Lunch, Coffee And Dessert: All About Sonam Kapoors Date With BFF

The Coronavirus restrictions around the world have forced us to stay at home, creating a physical distance from our near and dear ones. As governments slowly ease out the lockdown regulations, more and more people are meeting up and venturing out to catch up with their loved ones. Sonam Kapoor too seized the golden opportunity to spend some quality time with her best friend Samyukta Nair in London. The duo caught up on some delicious food for lunch, followed up with coffee and desserts soon after. Take a look at the stories that Sonam Kapoor shared on Instagram.


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How Church Intervention Saved Nigerian Widow From In-laws Insisting She Must Drink Water Used To Wash Her Late Husband

St. Gregory De Great Catholic Church, Ubahuekem, Ihiala in Anambra state has intervened to save Mrs Chioma Asomugha from undergoing a harmful widowhood practice under duress.


Asomugha had on Sunday alleged that the brothers of Charles, her late husband, said she must drink the water to prove that she was not responsible for her husband’s demise.

The widow, who stated that she lived with her late husband in Lagos before his death, however, added that she would not do it.


“I have four children with my husband and we lived at Ajangbadi in Ojo area of Lagos before his demise,”

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Expansion of food benefits to youngest Minnesotans supports overall health, wellness

More than most people, Tikki Brown, Minnesota Department of Human Services assistant commissioner for children and family services, understands the importance of expanding food aid to the state’s youngest residents.

“My family experienced some poverty when I was younger,” she said. “We were on food stamps, what it was called back then, and needed to go to the food shelf. I learned at a very early age the importance of helping programs and how they were designed to help people.”

Brown’s personal history has made her a serious booster for food-aid programs for low-income families like Minnesota’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance

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Why junk food is so addictive: How to overcome temptation to achieve weight loss

Choose the healthy option and say no to junk&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspiStock Images

Key Highlights

  • The junk manufacturing companies, as well as their advertising and marketing teams, play on our emotions and feelings.
  • Junk food also messes with our hormones and overrides all natural systems that allow or alert our body when you are actually hungry or actually full.
  • The chips, cookies, or candies we salivate after are processed items that resemble food and are chemically engineered to make you want more of it.

Have you ever wondered why a bowl of the

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The 20th Annual Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival Presented by Capital One Safely Welcomed More Than 30,000 Attendees

MIAMI BEACH, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Representing the first major gastronomic event to take place this year, the 20th annual Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by Capital One (SOBEWFF®) drew more than 30,000 attendees to EAT. DRINK. EDUCATE. May 20-23, 2021. Widely known as one of America’s favorite gourmet gatherings on the beach, the Festival consisted of more than 70 events, spanning Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Since its inception, the Festival has raised more than $31.8 million to support the education of the future leaders of the hospitality industry at the

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