Food

Eat this for better sleep, more energy

Omega-3-rich fish for better energy
18 May 2015
Different foods have different health benefits. Find out if you’re getting enough of the good stuff for better sleep, sex, energy and beauty. Diets are no fun, and it’s hard to keep the weight from rolling back on. Yet, diets...
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Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver hires bank to find restaurant investor: Times

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver (C) carries out food for a G20 leaders dinner at Downing Street in London April 1, 2009.
 
16 May 2015
British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has hired advisers at Royal Bank of Canada to help find private equity investors and funds to purchase a stake in his restaurant business, the Times newspaper said, citing sources close to the situation...
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France’s finest restaurants adapt as food allergies surge

A classic French dessert filled with whipped cream
15 May 2015
Confronted by an increasing number of diners with dietary restrictions, the chefs at some of France’s finest restaurants have been forced to adapt. It’s a typical evening for Christophe Roure at his restaurant Le Neuvième...
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Food wastage an 'enormous' global concern, G20 says

Fiber foods
10 May 2015
Food wasted by consumers is an enormous economic problem and nations should ensure excess food is given to the hungry instead of being thrown away, agriculture ministers from the Group of 20 leading countries said on Friday.   The two...
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What to know about recent food recalls and bacteria listeria

Blue Bell ice cream stands for sale on a grocery store shelf in Lawrence, Kan., Friday, April 10, 2015.
11 Apr 2015
Large food recalls have forced consumers to throw away hummus and ice cream that may be contaminated with the same potentially deadly bacteria - listeria.   Tainted Blue Bell ice cream products are linked to eight listeria illnesses...
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Wisconsin students aim for world-record Rice Krispies treat

Students of University of Wisconsin-Madison aim for world-record Rice Krispies treat
 
 
11 Apr 2015
Defying the stereotype that Wisconsin is all about large blocks of cheese, students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Friday set about creating the world's biggest Rice Krispies cereal treat at 7.5 tons.   The team of...
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IKEA seeks to drive food sales growth with eco-friendly menu

The exterior of a IKEA store is pictured in Bordeaux, southwestern France, February 13, 2010.
 
09 Apr 2015
Swedish furniture retailer IKEA said sales growth at its food business could accelerate in coming years, helped by a drive to meet customer demand for healthy and eco-friendly dishes.   IKEA Food Services, which runs the group's...
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With diabetes, fewer meals may mean less hunger, depression

Fiber foods
08 Apr 2015
People with type 2 diabetes may have less depression and fewer hunger pains if they opt for a big breakfast and lunch rather than six smaller meals throughout the day, suggests a new study. “Eating large breakfasts and lunches may be...
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Is organic chocolate worth the price?

Chocolates topped with sunflower seeds are displayed during the 2nd Chocolate Fair in Barcelona in this October 21, 2006 .
 
02 Apr 2015
If you plunk down some big bucks for organic chocolate, your sweetie may or may not be impressed. Despite what some people say, such candy does not taste better just because the ingredients are organic, according to experts. The...
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World food prices hit lowest in nearly five years last month

People shopping vegetables and fruits at a farmer's market.
02 Apr 2015
Global food prices fell in March to their lowest in almost five years as supplies for most commodities, including cereals and meat, remained robust, the United Nationsfood agency said on Thursday. The UN Food and Agriculture...
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