The Book of Threes

Fish: Baked, Broiled, or Fried?

Does it matter how you cook your fish? by Sarah Samaan, MD, FACC Jun 20, 2011 Fish is a terrific source of lean protein. Cold water fish, especially salmon, provides heart healthy omega-3 fats in abundance. But does a fried fish burger provide the same heart protection as a grilled fillet of wild salmon? Let’s […]

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A Three-Day Sugar Detox to Improve Your Health – Infographic


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PLU codes

What Grocery Stores Don’t Tell You about the Stickers on Produce You know those stickers that can be found on most fruits and veggies in grocery stores worldwide? If you’ve ever bought produce from a grocery chain, you’ll recognize the ones we’re talking about. I’m sure for some of us who used to or currently […]

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Disturbing – Researchers Finally Confirm That Cancer Is A Purely Man-Made Disease

In the United Kingdom alone, Cancer claims more than 150,000 lives each year. Statistics also show that about one in three people in the United Kingdom is likely to get cancer. The researchers spent a great deal of time studying mummies, fossils, and classical literature before arriving at their conclusion.

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Salt Sugar Fat by Michael Moss

Salt, Sugar and Fat

Updated December 16, 20152:48 PM The food industry has processed lots of foods to hit that “bliss point” — that perfect amount of sweetness that would send eaters over the moon. In doing so, it’s added sweetness in plenty of unexpected places – like bread and pasta sauce, says investigative reporter Michael Moss. It is […]

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A gourmand. The name  belonged to three celebrated Roman epicures, the most famous of whom was Marcus Gavius Apicius, who lived in the first century a.d. and was the author of a book of recipes known as Of Culinary Matters. When he was faced through financial difficulty with having to restrict himself to a plain diet, he killed himself rather […]

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Label wars: GDA vs traffic lights

Some of the UK's major food manufacturers are launching a £4m food labelling campaign using a guideline daily amounts (GDA) system, where the labels show percentages of sugar, salt, fat and calories in each serving. Other companies use the Food Standard Agency-approved traffic-light labels, where green is good and red warns shoppers not to consume […]

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ricky rocket

In the Marines and Navy, A ricky rocket consists of 1/2 cup of coffee 1/2 cup of cocoa 4 tablespoons of sugar There is a recipe on the Internet for this drink as well. Ingredients 1 Packet of Swiss Miss Hot Cocoa Mix1 cup of hot coffee Directions Put 1 pkt of hot cocoa mix […]

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Chop, Fry, Boil: Eating for One, or 6 Billion

By MARK BITTMAN …”One could set off a heated argument with a question like, “What are the three best basic recipes?” but I stand behind these: a stir-fry, a chopped salad, and the basic combination of rice and lentils, all of which are easy enough to learn in one lesson.” “Revolutionary” diet books flood the […]

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