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Breakfast is the most important meal – skipping breakfasts surely makes way for obesity and is not very good for your health in general. In fact, you should – ideally – take the largest share of daily calories in the morning. A strong, tasty breakfast full of proteins, calories and healthy fats will make you slimmer, healthier and feeling better and more energetic during the day. Egg in the Basket, ‘Toad […]

Invented by the Arabs sometime in the early Middle Ages, halva (also spelled chalva, halawa, alva, xalwo) has crossed many borders and transcended many cultures, from Yemen to Russia, from India to Greece, from Iran to Italy. The word ‘halva’ comes from the Arabic word ‘hulw’ meaning simply ‘sweet’. During its long and continuing history halva has been made in so many different ways that it is truly impossible to speak about the […]

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Everybody likes pizza. Wherever you go, in all countries and cities of the world some type of the world-famous flat bread and tomato dish is served in both posh restaurants and sold on the streets in fast food stands and kiosks. There are possibly thousands of versions of pizza, depending on the ingredients preferred in certain parts of the world, but the basis is always the same – it is […]

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Once upon a time, people started eating insects out of necessity in various parts of the world. Nowadays, insects are eaten by people not out of necessity, but for their exotic taste and nutritive value. While entomophagy (consumption of insects) is still rare or even tabooed in the Western countries, it is pretty common in Latin America, Africa, Asia and Oceania. This article features the most popular meals based on […]

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In case you are living in warmer parts of the world, it is likely that peaches are flooding your local stores. In addition to being cheap, sweet, luscious and juicy, peaches are very good for your health and can be used for healthy, nutritive and delicious meals. Check out list of best peach meals ideas: Peachy peanut butter pita pockets A simple, yet really delicious snack, or even lunch – […]

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The blue color could best be described as being truly diet friendly, as any food of this color is promptly avoided by most people. Of course, very few foods in nature are blue – only a few kinds of potatoes and a berries – including blueberries, of course. There are no blue vegetables; no blue meat, blue eggs or blue fruit, but, just imagine any bluish food on your plate? […]

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According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention about 35% of adults in the USA are obese. And, according to the statistics, 42% of the nation will be obese by the year 2030. This is so mainly because of the food in the States. But the food is still much adored by the hedonistic Americans. And understandingly so. This is the list of the fattiest foods in the USA. […]

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A holiday abroad is always a new experience and enjoying the local cuisine is quite a norm for most of us. However, there are foods only the most adventurous would dare taste. This is our list of the weirdest foods from all around the world: 1.      Balut Although they may seem like ordinary eggs at first sight, this delicious meal from the Philippines is actually the nearly fully developed fetus […]

Croissant and the Ottoman Empire A croissant is a delicious crescent-shaped bread roll popular all over the world and prepared on many different ways. One of the stories about the origin of its distinctive crescent shape says that it was invented in Vienna to celebrate the defeat of the Ottomans by the European forces in the siege of the city in 1683, as a reference to the crescents on the […]

Most of us don’t like working out, but we like looking good. There are also those who like working out, but who, due to their busy schedules, don’t have enough time for it. Here are some ways that might help you burn more fat that don’t include spending time at the gym or to improve the time efficiency of your gym workout. Laugh This really does burn your calories.  A […]